Delegate Election

How do I vote? 

  • All ASK members may vote.
  • The last day to pay the membership fee in order to vote is 5.10.2020 at 23:59.
    • The list of voters is approved on 7.10.2019 and after that you can check it at ASK’s office.
    • If your name is missing you have 5 working days to ask for it to be changed by contacting ASK’s office.
  • Electronic preliminary vote 4-9.11.2020 postponed from 28.10.-1.11.2020.
    • The electronic preliminary vote is done through a link in your e-mail.
  • Election days 11-12.11.2020 at 10.00-14.00. postponed from 3-4.11.2020 at 10.00-14.00.
    • Voting location on the Election days is outside the library, Arcada, Jan-Magnus Janssonsplats 1, 00560 Helsingfors.
    • Remember to bring your student card or ID to vote in person.
  • You can only vote once, everyone who votes gets a overall patch!

Setting yourself as candidate?

  • All candidates must be ASK members.
  • The time for nominations are opened on 1.9.2020 kl. 10.00.
  • The time for nominations are closed on 14.10.2020 at 16:00 (postponed from 4.10.2020 at 23.59).
  • The nomination form can be picked up from the Cor-house or downloaded from the website.
  • The nomination form has to be signed personally by the candidate.
  • If you nominating yourself as a candidate of an electoral alliance, you must also sign the alliance’s candidate list.
  • A candidate can only belong to one electoral alliance.
  • A candidate can remove oneself from an electoral alliance before the candidate list is established.
  • The nomination form can be handed in to 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 or you can leave it in ASK’s mailbox outside the office.
  • If the nomination form submitted is incorrect or defective, you will receive an e-mail or personal note regarding this. After that, you have 5 working days to correct the form.

Click here to download Fullmäktige kandidatanmälan 2020

Forming an electoral alliance?

  • A electoral alliance can include up to fifteen (15) candidates.
  • A electoral alliance can be formed in the name of an association or through one or more candidates choose to form an alliance.
  • If an electoral alliance is formed in the name of an registered association the association needs to provide a power of attorney from the association.
  • All electoral alliances needs to provide a signed list over all candidates from those who are setting themselves as candidates for the alliance in the election.
  • All electoral alliances needs to have an ombud and a deputy.
  • The ombud and the deputy do not need to be candidates in the election.
  • If the forms submitted are incorrect or defective, you will receive an e-mail or personal note regarding this. After that, you have 5 working days to correct the form.
  • An ombud for the electoral alliance have the right to remove a candidate from the alliance if the person no longer is eligible for election or have set one self as candidate for multiple electoral alliances.
  • The form can be picked up from the Cor-house or downloaded from the website.

Click here to download Fullmäktige valförbund 2020

Forming an electoral circle?

  • An electoral circle can include up to fifteen (15) candidates.
  • Two or more electoral alliances can form an electoral circle with each other.
  • Electoral circles are formed through the electoral alliances ombud together fill out the form regarding electoral circles.
  • 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 picked up from the Cor-house or downloaded from the website.

Click here to download Fullmäktige valcirkel 2020

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