Executive Committee of Correspondents Elections

The periodical press galleries are having their first contested election in 10 years.

From here:

    Elections for the Executive Committee of Correspondents will be held from January 16- 26, 2007 by electronic ballot. Members will recieve an email on January 16th with voting instructions.

The nine candidates running for the seven executive committee seats are:

Perry Bacon, Jr., Time Magazine
Richard Cohen, National Journal
Stephen K. Cooper, CCH
Susan Crabtree, The Hill
Heidi Glenn, Tax Notes
Danielle Knight, U.S. News & World Report
Benjamin Pershing, Roll Call
Kurt Ritterpusch, BNA
Lorraine Woellert, Business Week