The By-Election is where students can run for vacant positions that were not filled during the General Election. To run, you will need to fill out a nomination form and submit it to the Chief Elections Commissioner before the end of the nomination period. Do you have a question? Check out the By-Election FAQs!
2018 By-Election Candidates:
Candidate for Arts Director
Candidate for Part-time/Mature Students’ Director
Candidate for Racialized Students’ Director
Candidate for Student Living Director
David Debayo-Sanusi and Alexander Ilesanmi
Candidate for Women, Trans, and Non-Binary Students’ Director
THESE CANDIDATES WILL BE PUT TO A YES/NO VOTE DURING THE BY-ELECTION. ALL ELIGIBLE MEMBERS OF THE UWSA MAY VOTE AT ANY OF THE POLLING BOOTHS FROM OCTOBER 22ND– OCTOBER 24TH, 2018.
Read about all of the available positions here: UWSA Board of Director Positions
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UWSA elections, as per Section 5 of our By-laws, run on a four week cycle.
Weeks 1 and 2: Candidate Nominations and Referendum Submissions
Week 3: Campaigning
Week 4: Campaigning and Voting
Dates for the By-Elections 2018:
Nomination Period: Monday, Sept. 24 – Thursday, Oct. 4 *Due by 6 p.m.
All Candidates Meeting: Friday, Oct. 5 at 12:30 at UWSA Board Room
Campaign Week: Monday, Oct. 15 – Friday, Oct. 19
Candidate Speeches: Monday, Oct. 15 – The Hive – 12.30 p.m.
Voting: Monday, Oct. 22 – Wednesday Oct. 24
Riddell Atrium and Richardson College: Monday Oct 22– Wednesday Oct. 24 | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre: Monday Oct. 22 | 12 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Buhler Centre: Tuesday Oct. 23 | 12 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Menno Simmons College: Tuesday Oct. 23 | 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Merchant’s Corner: Wednesday Oct. 24 | 12.00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
For more information contact:
Chief Elections Commissioner
Office Hours: Monday: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday: 12.30 p.m. – 1.30 p.m.
Or contact to make an appointment