2016 USSU Elections

The University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union (USSU) is holding a General Election for Executive, Members of Students’ Council and Senate. Campaigning will begin on March 14, 2016 and end on March 24, 2016. Learn more about the students running to be your USSU Executive, Member of Students’ Council and University Senate. Candidate information is available in the links below.

 

 

USSU General Election Schedule 2016

Monday, February 8 Call for nominations for Executive, Senate and Members of Students’ Council positions begins. Nomination forms for Senate available at the USSU office, Room 110, Upper Place Riel.
Monday, February 29 MANDATORY Orientation Meeting for all undergraduate students who wish to run for the Executive in the Roy Romanow Student Council Chamber, Room 110.3, Upper Place Riel at 4 p.m. Chaired by the USSU GM. Nomination forms for Executive will be available at the Orientation Meeting.
Tuesday, March 1 MANDATORY Orientation Meeting for all undergraduate students who wish to run for Members of Student Council in the Roy Romanow Student Council Chamber, Room 110.3, Upper Place Riel at 4 p.m. Chaired by the USSU GM. Nomination forms for Members of Student Council will be available at the Orientation Meeting.
Monday, March 7 Nomination forms must be delivered to the USSU office by 4:00 p.m.  A refundable deposit of $100.00 must accompany nomination forms for Executive.

MANDATORY Procedures Meeting for ALL nominees in the Roy Romanow Student Council Chamber, Room 110.3, Upper Place Riel at 4:30 p.m. Chaired by the Chief Returning Officer. Finalize forum locations, dates, and times.

Tuesday, March 8 GMD to begin checking academic standing of nominees.
Thursday, March 10 GMD to finish checking academic standing of nominees.
Monday, March 14 Campaigning begins at 12:01 a.m.
Wednesday, March 23 Voting begins at 9:00 a.m.  There shall be no campaigning within 30 feet of any fixed, internet-connected computer on voting days.
Thursday, March 24 Voting ends at 4:00 p.m.  Deadline for formal complaints, must be delivered to the USSU office by 4:00 p.m.

Elections Committee meets at 4:00 p.m. to discuss urgent disciplinary matters and to ratify the results, which will be emailed from PAWS to the ACRO and GMD by 4:30 p.m.

Election results, subject to further discipline, are announced in Place Riel at 5:00 p.m.
All campaign material must be removed by 11:59 p.m.