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The 2010 USCF Executive Board Election
PLUS A RECORD OF DISCUSSIONS OF THE 2009, 2007 AND 2005 ELECTIONS

by Bill Goichberg

      This was my campaign website for the 2009 USCF Executive Board election. 

FINAL ELECTION RESULTS:
Jim Berry 3030 (elected)
Bill Goichberg 3014 (elected)
Ruth Haring 2952 (elected)
Mike Atkins 2672 (elected)
Mikhail Korenman 822
Mike Nietman 732
Eric Hecht 717
Blas Lugo 657
Sam Sloan 588
Brian Lafferty 576
Brian Mottershead 435

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! by Bill Goichberg
 

For my initial online campaign statement, CLICK HERE. 

For my May 29 letter to many voters (mailed June 2), CLICK HERE.

For my analysis of all the candidates, CLICK HERE. 
In addition to myself, I voted for JIM BERRY, MIKE ATKINS, and RUTH HARING.

        My comments are personal opinions only; nothing posted here necessarily represents the position of the US Chess Federation. 

       I was a candidate for re-election to the Board in 2009, and ineligible to succeed myself as President, as that office has a term limit of four years.   

       For information and opinion regarding the 2007 Executive Board election, click here.

       For information and opinion regarding the 2005 Executive Board election, click here. 

       In 2006 I made no public comments or endorsements, feeling it was appropriate for the USCF President to be nonpolitical and "above the fray."  In view of the outcome I now consider this a mistake, and believe that with active campaigning I might have been able to avoid the electoral disaster (Sloan) that resulted. 

SLOAN POSTCARD: FALSE AND MISLEADING (June 16)

STATEMENT BY RANDY BAUER (June 1)

BRIAN LAFFERTY WITHDRAWS (May 23)

STATEMENT BY THREE PAST USCF PRESIDENTS (May 19)

POLGAR LASHES OUT (May 17)

ILLINOIS ACTION: WHY POLGAR & TRUONG SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM THE BOARD

EXHBITS RELATING TO ILLINOIS ACTION

OTHER LAWSUITS INVOLVING USCF

USCF ISSUES FORUM