Where does it appear in Rotary Policy? 
Standard Rotary Club Constitution
Article 14 Community, National, and International Affairs
Section 1 — Proper Subjects. Any public question involving the welfare of the
community, the nation, and the world is a proper subject of fair and informed
discussion at a club meeting. However, this club shall not express an opinion on any
pending controversial public measure.
Section 2 — No Endorsements. This club shall not endorse or recommend any candidate
for public office and shall not discuss at any club meeting the merits or
demerits of any such candidate.
Section 3 — Non-Political.
(a) Resolutions and Opinions. This club shall neither adopt nor circulate resolutions or
opinions and shall not take action dealing with world affairs or international policies of a
political nature.
(b) Appeals. This club shall not direct appeals to clubs, peoples, or governments, or
circulate letters, speeches, or proposed plans for the solution of specific international
problems of a political nature.
Rotary Code of Policies:
2.090. Clubs and Politics
RI and its member clubs must refrain from issuing partisan political statements. Rotarians
likewise are prohibited from adopting statements with a view to exerting any corporate
pressure on governments or political authorities. (October 2013 Mtg., Bd. Dec. 31)
26.020. Rotary and Politics
Because its world-wide membership includes persons of many facets of political opinion,
no corporate action or corporate expression of opinion shall be taken or given by Rotary on
political subjects. (April 2016 Mtg., Bd. Dec. 157)
34.040.1. Use of Name or Emblem for Political Means
Clubs shall not use the Rotary name or emblem or other of the Rotary Marks for the
purpose of furthering political campaigns. Any use of Rotary fellowship to gain political
advantage is foreign to the spirit of Rotary. (January 2020 Mtg., Bd. Dec. 85)