Tuesday, February 26 at noon
Nomination forms are available at the end of this document.
Thursday, March 7 at noon
Nominees must submit completed nomination packages to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop off completed nomination packages with candidate information pages to the desk in the CSU Members Centre (Library 195) by the closing date. Nominations received after this time will not be accepted.
EARLY NOMINATION PACKAGE REVIEW
Monday, March 4 at noon
Prospective candidates may submit their nomination papers for early review to ensure their paperwork is in order. Submit completed nomination packages to email@example.com or drop off completed nomination packages and candidate information pages to the desk in the CSU Members Centre (Library 195) by noon on Monday, March 4.
CANDIDATE INFORMATION SESSIONS
Tuesday, February 26 at noon to 1:00pm, Library 188
Tuesday, March 5 at noon to 1:00pm, Birch 162
Need more information about the CSU and the role and responsibilities of being a board member before submitting your nomination package? Come to this information session to learn more about the CSU and to have all your questions answered!
Thursday March 7, at 3:00pm, Maple 116
All candidates are required to attend this candidate orientation meeting prior to campaigning. The chief returning officer (CRO) will provide an overview concerning the electoral procedures as well as other relevant rules and important information you need to know before you begin campaigning. If you are not able to attend this meeting, you must contact the CRO directly to arrange an alternate meeting time.
CAMPAIGN PERIOD BEGINS
Friday, March 8 after 3:00pm
Before campaigning, you must attend a mandatory candidate orientation session, at which time you will receive a copy of the candidate’s handbook, which will provide detailed information regarding campaign rules.
Tuesday, March 12 & Thursday, March 14, CSU Members Centre (Library 195), noon to 1:00pm
Candidates forums offer an opportunity for candidates to speak to students about their goals and visions for their work at the CSU. Audience members may also ask candidates questions. While attendance at the forum is not mandatory, candidates are strongly encouraged to attend.
POLLS WILL OPEN FROM 9AM ON MARCH 19 AND CLOSE AT 5PM ON MARCH 21 .
This year, elections will be held using an online election process, which will be able to be accessed via csu.bc.ca/vote.
Ballot tabulating will take place immediately after the polls have closed. Notice of the results will be posted once the results have been tabulated.
Subject to any recounts or other appeals required or requested, results will become official as soon as the chief returning officer’s report is presented to the CSU’s board of directors; the results shall be official and binding upon the society.