Public note on Delegate elections for Arcada Student Union – ASK 2014

The Delegate elections of Arcada Student Union – ASK will be arranged through general elections November 4-6, 2014 at 10:30am-2:30pm in Arcada, Jan-Magnus Janssons plats 1, 00560 Helsingfors. The preliminary elections will be organized electronically on October 20-26, 2014.

The Delegate of ASK is the highest decision making authority in the Student Union. 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 August 1, 2014 and end on September 26, 2014 at 3:00pm.

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 www.asken.fi/elections.

The election committee has authorized the chairperson of the election committee, dan.gustafsson(a)arcada.fi, The Chairperson of the Board, jani(a)asken.fi, the Secretary-General, jenny(a)asken.fi 050 469 7407 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. The chairperson of the election committee also answers to questions on the election. 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 associations have to announce alliances created in their name on a 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. 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 September 24, 2014, 11:59pm. The list of voters is approved by the electoral committee on September 26,2014, and it will be published on September 27, 2014. Members have a week to ask for corrections to the list of voters. To check the list of voters please contact ASKs office.

 

Helsinki, May 30, 2014

The election committee