The General Election is where students can run for an Executive Team position (President, Vice-President External Affairs, Vice-President Student Affairs, Vice-President Internal Affairs) a Board of Director position, a Senate position or a Board of Regents seat.
Read about all of the available positions here: UWSA General Election Positions
UWSA elections, as per Section 3 of our Policies, 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 General Election 2018:
Nomination Period: Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 – Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
All Candidates Meeting: Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 at 12:30
Campaign Week: Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 – Friday, March 2, 2018
Voting: Monday, March 5, 2018 – Wednesday, March 7, 2018
2018 UWSA General Election Candidates & Referendum
MORGAN BRIGHTNOSE – UWSA Engage slate
VICE PRESIDENT EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
ZEE MORALES – UWSA Engage slate
VICE PRESIDENT STUDENT AFFAIRS
JADE DEFEHR – UWSA Engage slate
VICE PRESIDENT INTERNAL AFFAIRS
BRENDEN GALI – UWSA Engage slate
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ DIRECTOR
UGONNA CHIGBO & MESERET KAHSAY
MIA RYDER-MARKS & NICHOLAS WARSZA
ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS DIRECTOR
QUENTIN MAYHEW & JUDE YALLOWEGA
REFERENDUM – Based on a Yes/No vote by all eligible* UWSA members.
The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association will impose a levy on EDUC courses of 25 cents per credit hour to be accessed only by the Education Students’ Association as a means to create awards, bursaries, grants, or foundation investments with the express purpose of supporting Education students at the University of Winnipeg
*This referendum is open to be voted on only by students registered in the faculty of Education.
Voting week is Monday, March 5, 2018 – Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Students have multiple voting locations to choose from:
-Richardson College; Monday; 9am-6pm *CANCELLED due to power outage in Richardson College*
-Merchants Corner, Tuesday; 9am-4:30pm
-Duckworth Centre; Wednesday; 9am-6pm
Chief Elections Commissioner Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Chief Elections Commissioner