Public note on Delegate elections 2018

The Delegate elections of Arcada Student Union – ASK will be arranged through general elections
1.10-7.11.2018, The elections will be organized electronically on 31.10– 6.11.2018 and on 7.11 from
12-16 there will be an election stand in front of the library at Arcada.
The Delegate is the highest decision making body of ASK. The Delegate consists of fifteen (15)
members and a maximum of as many deputies. In case there are exactly fifteen (15) candidates for
the Delegate these will automatically make the Delegate and no elections will be held.
The nominations for the Delegate elections begin on 3.9.2018 and end on 28.9.2018 at 15:00.

Nominations

The nominations have to be handed in on a set form that has to be signed personally by the
candidate. The form can be found at the Cor-house or on ASK’s website.
The election committee has authorized the chairperson of the election committee,
andreas.lohse(a)arcada.fi, the Secretary-General, sebastian(a)asken.fi, and the Communications- and
Memebership-Secretary, maria(a)asken.fi to receive nominations. In case you have any questions you
are welcome to contact them. Nominations can also be handed in through ASK’s mailbox, where only
those authorized have access.

Electoral alliances

Candidates can create electoral alliances with each other or in the name of a registered association
within the set time for nominations. Electoral alliances can consist of up to fifteen (15) candidates. If a
candidate joins an alliance this information has to be on the personal nomination form. All alliances
created need to be announced on set form with a list of all candidates personally signed by all
candidates. If the alliance is created in the name of an association a power of attorney to this effect
has to be attached to the form as well. The form can be found at the Cor-house or on ASK’s website
www.asken.fi/elections.

Electoral circles

Two or more electoral alliances can create an electoral circle; this has to be done within the
nomination period. Electoral circles can consist of up to fifteen (15) candidates. These circles are
created by the electoral alliances’ representatives on a separate form, powers of attorney from each
alliance signed by all candidates within the alliance needs to be handed in with the form. The form
can be found at the Cor-house or on ASK’s website www.asken.fi/elections.

List of voters

The list of voters consists of all ASK-members. The list consists of members who have paid their
membership fee no later than 5.10.2018, 11:59pm. The list of voters is approved by the electoral
committee on 9.10.2018, and it will be published 9.10.2018. Members have a week to ask for
corrections to the list of voters. To check the list of voters please contact ASK’s office.

Helsinki, 8.6.2018
The election committee

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