Notice for the Delegate election 2020

Election days
Election days 3-4.11.2020 kl. 10.00-14.00 at Arcada.
Electronic preliminary vote 28.10.-1.11.2020.

Location
Outside the library, Arcada, Jan-Magnus Janssonsplats 1, 00560 Helsingfors.

Election of ASKs delegate
Arcada Student Union – ASKs delegate is the highest decision-making body of the student union. The delegate consists of fifteen (15) delegates and a maximum of fifteen (15) deputies. If the number of candidates in the election makes up fifteen delegate positions, the election committee will deem them elected and no election organized.

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 5.10.2020 at 11:59pm. The election committee approves the list of voters on 6.10.2020 and publishes it the same day. Members have 5 working-days to ask for corrections to the list of voters. To check the list of voters please contact ASK’s office.

Nominations
The time for nominations are opened on 1.9.2020 at 10.00 and closed the 4.10.2020 at 23.59

The nominations have to be handed in on a digital form that has to be filled out personally by the candidate. The form can be found at the Cor-house or on ASK’s website www.asken.fi/elections.

The election committee preserve the right to transition back to physical forms, would the credibility of the digital form be compromised. Notice on what the official form is will be given before the time for nominations start.

The election committee has authorized the chairperson of the election committee, ida(a)asken.fi, the Secretary-General, andreas(a)asken.fi, and the Communications- and Memebership-Secretary, maria(a)asken.fi to receive and handle nominations. In case you have any questions, you are welcome to contact them. If the election committee decides so, 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. If the alliance is created in the name of an association, a power of attorney to this effect has to be handed in as well. The form can be found at the Cor-house or on ASK’s website www.asken.fi/elections.

The election committee preserve the right to transition back to physical forms, would the credibility of the digital form be compromised. Notice on what the official form is will be given before the time for nominations start.

Electoral circles
Two or more electoral alliances can create an electoral circle, 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 as well. The form can be found at the Cor-house or on ASK’s website www.asken.fi/elections.

The election committee preserve the right to transition back to physical forms, would the credibility of the digital form be compromised. Notice on what the official form is will be given before the time for nominations start.

Helsingfors, 27.5.2020
The election committee for Arcada studerandekår – ASK

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