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.
The By-Election is where students can run for vacant positions that were not filled in the General Election cycle.
Positions available for students to run for include:
Graduate Students’ Director
PACE Students’ Director
Part-Time/Mature Students’ Director
Recreation & Athletics Director
Student Living Director
Nomination Period: Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 – Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
All Candidates Meeting: Friday, Oct. 6, 2017
Campaign Week: Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 – Friday, Oct. 20, 2017
Voting: Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 – Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
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.
Nomination Period: Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 – Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
All Candidates Meeting: Friday, Feb. 16, 2018
Campaign Week: Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 – Friday, March 2, 2018
Voting: Monday, March 5, 2018 – Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Special General Meeting:
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. in The Hive
Annual General Meeting:
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. in The Hive
UWSA By-Election Nomination Form: By-Election 2017 Nomination Form
Chief Elections Commissioner