Voting Contacts

ARIN Elections are held online each October. To be eligible to vote in ARIN Elections, each ARIN Member organization must be in good standing 45 days before the ballot or election and must have a designated Voting Contact on record. Organizations can verify their Voting Contact by logging in to their ARIN Online account or by emailing members@arin.net.

About Voting Contacts

  • Must have a valid ARIN Online account
  • Must be designated and up-to-date by the voter eligibility deadline
  • Can be designated/modified by either an Admin POC or Tech POC of an organization. However, ARIN will recognize an Admin POC as the final authority when needed.
  • Are not identified in Whois

If you have any questions regarding Voting Contacts, contact us at members@arin.net.

Viewing Your Voting Contact Information

To view your organization’s Voting Contact:

  1. Log in to your ARIN Online account.
  2. Select Your Records > Organization Identifiers from the navigation menu.
  3. Select an Organization Handle that is associated with your ARIN Online account.
  4. View the Voting Contact that appears in the Voting Contact section.*

*If a Voting Contact is not listed, please follow the steps listed under Designating a Voting Contact.

Designating a Voting Contact

To designate a Voting Contact for the first time, you must be an Admin POC or Tech POC for a member organization.

  1. Log in to ARIN Online.
  2. Select Your Records > Organization Identifiers from the navigation menu.
  3. Select an Organization Handle that is associated with your ARIN Online account.
  4. If no Voting Contact is listed, in the Org Info section, select Manage Voting Contact from the Actions menu.
  5. Select from one of the following options:
    • Appoint myself: Enter or verify your phone number and select Submit, then select Confirm.
    • Choose from eligible associated ARIN Online users: Locate the desired user and select Use This User, then select Confirm.
    • Appoint an ARIN Online user by email address: Enter the email address of the Voting Contact (this must be the email address associated with the appointee’s ARIN Online account). Select Submit, then select Confirm.

Modifying a Voting Contact

You must be an Admin POC or Tech POC for a member organization to modify the Voting Contact in ARIN Online.

  1. Log into ARIN Online.
  2. Select Your Records > Organization Identifiers from the navigation menu.
  3. Select an Organization Handle.
  4. In the Voting Contact section, select Manage Voting Contact.
  5. Select from one of the following options:
    • Appoint myself (appears only if you are not the current Voting Contact): Enter or verify your phone number and select Submit, then select Confirm.
    • Choose from eligible associated ARIN Online users: Locate the desired user and select Use This User, then select Confirm.
    • Appoint an ARIN Online user by email address: Enter the email address of the Voting Contact (this must be the email address associated with the appointee’s ARIN Online account). Select Submit, then select Confirm.

Modifying Voting Contact Information by Email

You must be an Admin POC for a member organization to modify the Voting Contact by email. Send an email to members@arin.net including the following ARIN Online account information:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • ARIN Organization Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number (please indicate if number is office or cell)
  • Address