Our VP External By-Election for the 2017-2018 governing year, is as follows:
Sept 21 – Sept 28: Nomination period
Nomination period for VP External is now in effect. The deadline to submit nomination forms will be on Thursday, the 28th of September, at 11:00 pm.
The CRO will validate that all signatures obtained on the aforementioned form were obtained from students currently enrolled in a Computer Science/Software Engineering program in the Faculty of Science, Faculty of Arts, or Faculty of Arts and Science.
Sept 28 – Oct 4: Campaign period
Candidates may begin campaigning only after the deadline for nomination form submissions has passed. The campaign period runs from the 28th of September (11:00 pm) till the 4th of October (11:00 pm). Candidates may spend up to 100 CAD on their campaign, subject to reimbursement under the CSUS Bylaws art. B(B.2)(6).
Oct 5 – Oct 7: Voting period
Voting will begin at noon (12:00 pm) on October 5th. Candidates may not campaign on Election Day.
To help you get a better sense of what our individual roles entail, our exit reports are available to you. A link to our Constitution is also available:
The campaign period for all candidates will commence one week before the election; there must be at least one day of voting with no campaigning, and campaigning must cease by 23:00 hrs. The day before that last day of voting.
The posting of notices and signs must conform to the general rules of the University concerning the placing of such materials on the University premises.
The CRO may designate rules from time to time with respect to the placing of such materials in the University.
The CRO may set a maximum spending limit of which the CSUS will reimburse each candidate a predetermined amount. (Ensure that all candidates get to spend the same amount).
All receipts (except for the use of an automobile and public transport) must be turned over to the CRO before the end of the voting period. The CRO has the right to refuse a (all) receipt(s) that are not deemed to be proper, official or otherwise.
Any candidate that fails to abide by the guidelines for the election set forth by the CSUS Bylaws will be invalidated by the CRO.