Rules for the Election of the President
- The President shall be elected in the year prior to the end of his/her term of office.
- The election shall be conducted by an Election Administration Committee consisting of a few members appointed by the President from among the regular members.
- The Election Administration Committee shall elect a chairperson from among its members, make necessary announcements to the members, and perform necessary duties concerning voting, vote counting, and reporting the results of vote counting.
- Elections shall be conducted by direct secret ballot of the active members by mail or by alternative methods.
- The Election Committee Chair shall notify in advance any member who is not eligible for election in accordance with Article 13 of the Constitution.
- If there is more than one first runner-up in the election of the President, the plurality shall confer under the supervision of the Chairperson of the Election Committee, and the Chairperson shall determine the winner ex officio
- In the event that the first-place winner in the election for President withdraws due to unavoidable circumstances, the second-place winner shall be carried forward to the election.
- The Election Committee shall complete its duties by notifying the winner of the election and announcing the details of the election to the membership.
- These rules shall come into effect as of April 1, 2013.