The 2021 Election is the first year of the staggered election process for OPALCO Board Members. There will be two positions in District 2 (Orcas, Armitage, Big Double, Blakely, Fawn, Little Double and Obstruction islands) and one position (3B) in District 3 (Lopez, Decatur, Center and Charles islands) as outlined below:

ALL Co-op Members vote in all elections regardless of their home island.

2021 Election Timeline:

  • December 9 (2020): Nominations Open
  • January 27: Applications to Elections & Governance Committee Due by 12 PST
  • February 3: Committee Candidates posted online and in OPALCO offices
  • February 19:  Applications by Petition Due by 12 PST
  • February 26: Complete List of Candidates posted online and in OPALCO offices
  • March 22: Election opens; ballots mailed / emailed
  • March 23: Candidate forums (Virtual)
  • April 21: Election closes at 10:00 am Pacific Time
  • April 24: OPALCO Annual Meeting – election results announced