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Elections Committee Member

The Elections Committee shall:

  1. Recommend election dates to the Council;

  2. Publicize important information regarding elections and referenda;

  3. Oversee all Union elections and referenda;

  4. Establish a code of conduct for candidates or other such guidelines pursuant to these Bylaws and Policies for a given election or referenda;

  5. Decide on any appeals made regarding decisions made by the Chief Returning Officer;

  6. Have the power to declare the results of any election or referenda to be void in the event of an egregious breach of the Bylaws or Policies.

  7. Assist in the development of Policies related to elections and referenda;

  8. Make recommendations to Council regarding Bylaw and Policy amendments related to elections and referenda.


  • Must be a Dalhousie University Student

  • Must not be a Councillor Committee member, or employee of the Union for the duration of their term, except for sitting on the Elections Committee of the Union

  • Must be a student available in both the fall and winter semester

Application Deadline: September 24, 2017, 4 PM

Term: September 2017 – September 2018 (time commitment high February-March)

Honoraria: $500