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President and Deputy President Election 2018

RCN President and Deputy President Candidates  

The objection and withdrawal period for this election ran from Friday 10 August 2018 to 5pm on Thursday 16 August 2018 and is now closed.

Confirmation of candidates for RCN President and Deputy President will be published on this page in due course.


Election timetable

The following timetable for the election has been agreed: 

Saturday 12 May - Nominations open

Friday 20 July - Nominations close 

Friday 20 July to Friday 27 July - Candidate verification period 

Friday 10 August to Thursday 16 August - Objections and withdrawal period

Thursday 11 October - Dispatch of voting papers

Wednesday 14 November - Voting closes

The results of the election will be announced as soon as possible after the closing date. 

The election procedure can be found here. 

A role descriptor for RCN President can be found here. A role descriptor for RCN Deputy President can be found here. 

Term of office 

The terms of office of both the President and Deputy President will run from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2020. 


11 October Voting opens 
RCN Presidents Chain

Get in touch

Follow our @RCNGovernance Twitter feed to keep updated with all RCN elections.

Contact elections@rcn.org.uk if you have any specific questions.