Votes are valid from current ROAR members. When you renew, your number should not change unless its been several years between renewals. The numbers before the dash in your membership is the region you belong to and the remaining numbers are your individual membership number.
Each vote will be checked for current status by the ROAR admininstrator. By leaving the expiration date off your ballot will not invalidate the vote.
If you have not received a card from your renewal, you might check with the track you paid for membership. If not, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
to check the status of your renewal.