Communities elect national governing councils

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Baha’i communities around the world have elected their national administrative bodies in a unique

electoral process. Each year, during the Baha’i festival of Ridvan, delegates in virtually every

country around the world gather together to elect the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is

of their country, a nine-member council responsible for guiding, coordinating, and stimulating the

activities of the Baha’is in its jurisdiction. This year, national elections took place over two

weekends: 23–24 April and 30 April–1 May.

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Baha’i elections are distinct for their lack of nomination and campaigning. The entire process is

free of electioneering, nomination or canvassing. Electors vote by secret ballot at national

conventions for the nine people they believe best suited for membership on the national

governing council according to their conscience in a spirit of prayer, giving consideration to moral

character and practical ability.

National conventions are also an occasion for delegates to consult and share insights about the

progress of the Baha’i community in their country. “I have attended conventions before, but this

was the first time as a delegate, and it really felt like I was attending for the first time,” shared one

participant at the national convention in South Africa. “It’s a wonderful experience to listen to the

friends’ consultations and reflect together as a national community on how the House of Justice

is guiding us. I am excited to take this all back home.”

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