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How to Vote

Voting instructions

The GM will use Assembly Voting, a third-party online voting platform. Electronic voting now requires two-factor authentication and voters will receive two emails - one from the RIPE NCC and one from Assembly Voting. Once voting is open, all eligible voters with a link can access the voting pages and cast their vote.

Voting opens: Wednesday, 24 May during the GM at approximately 18:30 (UTC+2)
Voting closes: Friday, 26 May at 09:00 (UTC+2)

If you need support, please email us at [email protected].

How to vote

Read this step-by-step guide.

  • All registered eligible voters will receive their RIPE NCC Password from the RIPE NCC by email after the registration deadline has passed.
  • Assembly Voting will send a separate email containing a unique link to the online voting platform. This is a personal auto-sign-in link that enables the user to cast their vote.
  • Voters need to use their unique link to access the voting platform and must enter their RIPE NCC Password in order to cast their vote.

Instant run-off

The RIPE NCC is a membership organisation. Members vote on important decisions like the Charging Scheme.

They also vote to elect representatives to the Executive Board. The Executive Board has oversight of the activities of the RIPE NCC on behalf of the membership.

The RIPE NCC uses instant run-off voting to fill multiple seats in Executive Board elections, on the basis of a single list of candidates, ranked in order of preference.

Watch this video to understand how instant run-off voting works

Register to vote

Registering to vote at the GM will open on 15 March 2023.

The process for registering to vote is quick and easy. 

  • To register, go to
  • Once there, you can choose the organisations you will represent.
  • Members who have registered to vote will receive an email from the voting system at the GM.

One person from each member organisation is entitled to vote at the GM. The organisation must have been a RIPE NCC member for longer than six months.

The deadline to register for voting is 24 May 2023 at 14:30 (UTC+2).

Casting your Vote

This GM will take place onsite and online with electronic voting available to those eligible to vote.

The Chair of the RIPE NCC Executive Board will open voting during the GM on Wednesday, 24 May. You can access the voting platform pages using the link you will get by email on the day of the GM.

There are no paper ballots at this GM.

Members can cast their votes until 09:00 (UTC+2) on Friday, 26 May 2023.

NOTE: All votes cast at the GM are completely anonymous.

Voting Results

The Chair of the RIPE NCC Executive Board will announce the results of the voting on the resolutions via a live stream at 10:30 (UTC+2) on 26 May 2023.