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!
How Do I Run?
To run, interested students will have to fill out a Nomination Form and submit it to Chief Elections Commissioner before the end of the Nomination Period. Nomination forms will be available online and in the UWSA General Offices starting September 30.
Interested in running? Click here to download a PDF version of the Candidates Guide or pick one up from the UWSA General Office: 2019 UWSA By-Election Candidates Guide
Voting Dates, Locations and Hours:
Oct 28, 29 & 30 | 9am – 6pm
Centennial Hall | Richardon Centre | Buhler Centre
Oct 30 | 12pm- 4pm
Unofficial 2019 By-Election Results:
Director of Student Living
Samer Habib – 71
Reza Saker Hossain – 80
Spoiled – 1
Women and Non-Binary Students’ Director
Celina Clements – 69
Neda Masoomifar – 73
Board of Regents
Yes – 121
No – 28
Results are unofficial until ratified by the UWSA Board of Directors at the November Board Meeting.
Uncontested position will be subject to a Yes/No vote.
Click here to read Candidate Bios: Candidate Bios
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 2019 By-Election:
Nomination Period: Monday, Sept. 30 – Thursday, Oct. 10. Form are due by 6 p.m.
All Candidates Meeting: Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 12:30 PM at UWSA Board Room
Campaign Week: Monday, Oct. 21 – Friday, Oct. 25
Candidate Speeches: Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 12:30 PM at The Hive
Voting: Monday, Oct. 28 – Wednesday Oct. 30
Chief Elections Commissioner
(Available by appointment)
Office Hours: TBA