LACNIC Electoral Commission Elections 2023

Important notice:

The LACNIC Board of Directors advises members not to distribute electoral propaganda by bulk messaging contacts obtained from the LACNIC database. LACNIC mailing lists are to be used only for the discussion of specific topics.

Positions and call for candidates and expressions of support


The call for candidates for two positions on LACNIC Electoral Commission is now open.

For more information on the role of the commission, we invite you to watch the following video:


Candidates must be citizens of the countries or territories that are part of LACNIC's service region.

Not more than one member with the same citizenship may be elected (*).

Only one member may have employment or consulting relationships with the same company or organization.

Candidates may or not be part of the organization submitting the nomination (self-nominations are allowed).

(*) Given that the Bylaws establish that members of the Electoral Commission must be citizens of different countries, Brazilian, Chilean, and Paraguayan candidates will not be accepted for these elections.

The following document details the incompatibilities and conflicts of interest that apply to members of the Electoral Commission: LACNIC Bylaws

Nominations are verified by the Electoral Commission based on the following regulations: Regulations Regarding Incompatibilities, Capacities and Suitability

Who can submit a nomination

A LACNIC member: Internet Providers (ISP), End Users or Founding Member.

Nominations must be submitted by the designated representative included in LACNIC's database (Nic Brasil – Nic Mexico): the organization's membership contact.

The organizations submitting the nomination must be current with their membership fees.

Each organization may only nominate one candidate per vacancy.

Expressions of Support

Candidates shall be endorsed by two members other than the member submitting the nomination, who at the same time shall endorse the accuracy of the information submitted by the candidate in their nomination as well as the candidate's competence and suitability.

Expressions of support must be submitted by the designated representative registered in LACNIC's database (Nic Brasil – NIC México): the organization's membership contact.

The organizations submitting the support must be current with their membership fees.

Application Forms

Reception of expressions of support: 31 January to 14 February starting at 18:00 UTC / until 18:00 UTC

Call for candidates closes: 14 February at 18:00 UTC