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Unit Convention – Unit 159

September 30, 2023 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Unit Convention is on Saturday, September 30, 9:00 AM  Come for Registration!

  • Breakfast and lunch will be provided!
  • Auxiliary Board Member Prashant Loyalka will speak!
  • Huq’u’qullah representatives Steve and Charlene Ader will speak!
  • Breakout groups will consultation on the Nine-Year Plan!

Please take advantage of this opportunity to participate in the divinely ordained process of electing the members of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United States.

There are Four ways to vote:
● in person, paper ballot
● in person, online (OBS) – recommended
● absentee, by mail
● absentee, online (OBS)

All voting options are available beginning Saturday, September 9th. All ballots must be received by the tellers no later than 11:20 a.m. on Saturday, September 30th.

Please note that eligible voters age 18 and above may cast a ballot, but only eligible voters age 21 and above may serve as a delegate.

If you have any questions about these procedures, please email [email protected]

Why is it important for you to vote?

[The Guardian] wishes to stress the importance of reminding the believers that they should make every possible effort to attend the meeting for the election of the State or Province delegates, in order to stimulate a larger group consciousness which will greatly facilitate the process of the believers becoming acquainted with each other, and provide an intermediary state—which will become increasingly valuable and necessary… 

(Shoghi Effendi, 16 November 1943 letter written on his behalf to the National Spiritual Assembly of the United States and Canada)

Indeed, one of the important functions of a Regional Convention, at which the delegates are elected, is for the delegates to consult with the believers present so that they may be familiar with their views and interests in preparation for their own participation at the National Convention.

(The Universal House of Justice, 26 October 1983 letter written on its behalf to an individual believer)


September 30, 2023
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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San Jose Bahá’í Center
945 Willow Street
San Jose, CA 95125 United States
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Bahá’ís of San Jose
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