UWSA Elections

UWSA By-Election
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

By-Election Candidates:

Director of Student Living
Samer Habib
Reza Saker Hossain

Women and Non-Binary Students’ Director
Celina Clements
Neda Masoomifar

Board of Regents
David Teffaine

Uncontested position will be subject to a Yes/No vote.
Check back for Candidate Bios!

Key Dates:
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

Election Forms:
UWSA Election Appeals Form
UWSA Election Complaint Form


Jamileh Naso
Chief Elections Commissioner
(Available by appointment)
Office Hours: TBA

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