This page serves as a resource for the 2019 General Election of the University of Regina Students’ Union (URSU). This page includes most of the information you need to run or vote in an election. If you have any questions or experience difficulties voting please contact the Chief Returning Officer by emailing cro@ursu.ca.

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The purpose of this election is to fill all representative positions of the University of Regina Students’ Union Executive Committee and Board of Directors, as well as, Senate, University Council, and Executive of Council.

Eligible Positions

EXECUTIVE

President

Vice President Operations and Finance

Vice President Student Affairs

Vice President External Affairs

DIRECTORS

Faculties

Campion College                                                      

Continuing Education                                               

Faculty of Arts                                                           

Faculty of Business Administration                           

Faculty of Education                                                 

Faculty of Engineering                                              

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research              

Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies               

Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance                   

Faculty of Nursing                                                     

Faculty of Science                                                    

Faculty of Social Work                                              

First Nations University of Canada                          

La Cité                                                                      

Luther College                                                          

Constituencies

Equity and Campaigns                                             

Indigenous Students                                                 

International Students                                               

LGBTQ Students                                                      

Part Time Students                                                   

Students with Disabilities                                          

Women Students                                                      

SENATE

Six positions available

UNIVERSITY COUNCIL

Arts – 8 seats available

Business – 9 seats available

Education – 8 seats available

Engineering – 6 seats available

Fine Arts – 2 seats available

Kinesiology – 3 seats available

Nursing – 4 seats available

Science – 5 seats available

Social Work – 5 seats available

Continuing Education – 1 seat available

Graduate – 9 seats available

EXECUTIVE OF COUNCIL

One position available per faculty.

Schedule

This is the tentative schedule of events and deadlines for the 2019 URSU General Election. Please note:

  • The All Candidates’ URSU Q&A and the All Candidates’ Meeting are for those who are nominated and become candidates.
  • The All Candidates’ Forum is for all candidates and for any student who wishes to ask a candidate a question or hear a candidate’s platform.

Notice of Election                                                                             February 4

Election Period                                                            February 11 – March 19

Nomination Period                                                              February 11 – 27

Nomination Package Due:                                      February 27 @ 4:00 pm

(Drop off at: URSU Members Services Desk, Riddell Centre Room 221

3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SK Attn: Chief Returning Officer)

Candidate Profiles Due:                                              February 27 @ 4:00 pm

Candidate’s Q & A with URSU Exec and Staff DROP IN AT WILL at URSU OFFICES

All Candidates Meeting with CRO                           February 28 @ 5:00 pm,                                                                                                         URSU Boardroom

Candidate Photo Shoot                                February 28, URSU Boardroom                                                                                  After All Candidates’ Meeting

Campaign Period                                           Begins: March 4 @ 12:00 am                                                                                     Ends: March 17 @ 11:59 pm

Guidelines & Policies

Voting

Students will only be able to vote for positions in the constituencies that apply to them. All students will still have the chance to vote for executive positions, and a few other general positions. For example:

  • If you are a Fine Arts student, vote for the Fine Arts Director
  • If you are a Campion student in the Faculty of Arts, vote for the Campion Director AND the Arts Director.
  • If you are a Graduate student through Campion College in the Faculty of Arts, vote for the Grad Director, Campion Director, AND Faculty of Arts Director.

The questions on the ballot will say who is eligible to vote for the question. If you vote for a candidate in a constituency that you DO NOT belong to, your vote for this position will be removed from the final count. Only your votes for constituencies that you DO belong to will still remain valid.

Students vote through UR Self-Service.

  1. Login using your Student ID # and PIN.
  2. Under the Student Services headline, there will be a link to the ballot.
  3. Fill in ALL the answers to the Ballot questions (that you are eligible for).
  4. Click “Survey Complete” to submit your ballot.

Additional Documents

Conflict of Interest Disclosure – Shafeeka Sayyid

Previous Elections

2018 URSU Fall By-Election

Winter 2017 URSU General Election

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