UMSU election nominations are now open

Potential candidates have until Feb. 17 to apply

Nominations for the UMSU 2023 general election opened this past Monday, and will remain open until Feb. 17 at 5 p.m.

There are 13 positions on UMSU to be filled in the election including president, vice-president community engagement, vice-president student life, vice-president advocacy, vice-president finance and operations and several community representative positions.

All nomination and candidacy forms can be found at the office of the Chief Returning Officer (CRO), 116 Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

After obtaining a nomination package from the CRO’s office, potential candidates must go through the included checklist to ensure all requirements have been fulfilled and must submit their nomination package and completed checklist to the office of the CRO before the Feb. 17 deadline. No late submissions will be accepted.

After completed nomination packages have been submitted, all nominees will attend the All Candidates Meeting to review the next steps in the election process. This meeting is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m. in the UMSU chambers at 176 Helen Glass and attendance is mandatory for all nominees and campaign managers.

The election will be held from March 9 at 9 a.m. to March 10 at 5 p.m., and will be conducted using online voting. Official results will be available at after voting closes.

Any questions can be directed to the CRO at