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CLASS REP ELECTIONS 2022-23

#GetYourRepsIn

The annual UCD Students’ Union elections are fast approaching. Whether you are considering putting yourself forward, or whether you want to make sure that you and your classmates have your voice heard, this is your one-stop-shop for all things election-related.

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Registration made easy 

1.     Register here.

Once you have registered, you will be able to vote at a time of your choosing during polling hours on 30 and 31 March 2022. Registration will remain open during polling hours – as long as the polls are still open, you can still vote!

2.     Once you have registered, you can cast your vote through the portal.

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Meet the Candidates

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Rules and Regulations

All rules are binding on candidates, their campaign managers, campaign teams and supporters. Candidates will be held responsible for actions done on their behalf or for their benefit.

 

Please contact returningoffice@ucdsu.ie for any queries.

Dates for your diary

Workshop 1: Elections overview and general information

Online & In-person

17th Feb

Nominations Open: Information Event

Online & In-person

21st Feb

Workshop 2: Campaigning for Elections

Online & In-person

24th Feb

Closing of Nominations

Online & In-person

11th Mar

Publication of candidate names and Polling Scheme

Online & In-person

14th Mar

Workshop 3: Graphic Design

Online & In-person

7th Mar

Materials deadline

Online & In-person

18th Mar

Deposit deadline

Online & In-person

23rd Mar

Release of Materials

Online & In-person

23rd Mar

Hustings

Online & In-person

24th Mar

Voting Day 1

Online & In-person

30th Mar

Announcement of Results

Online & In-person

1st Apr

UPDATES

UCDSU Union Executive Elections 2022 Polling Scheme

30th March – 31st March

  • All voting for the 2021 Executive Elections will take place online.

  • Voting opens on the UCD Students’ Union Voting Website (https://vote.ucdsu.ie/) at 9:00am 30th March and closes at 9:00PM 31st March.

  • Results will be announced at 6:00PM April 1st.

  • All questions related to voting can be sent to returningoffice@ucdsu.ie

ELECTION RESULTS

UCDSU Union Executive By-Elections and Referendum 2022 Notice 

20th April – 21st April

All voting for the 2022 Executive By-Elections and Referendum will take place in person on UCD campus. Nominations are open for the following positions:

  • President

  • Welfare Officer

  • Campaigns and Engagement Officer

  • Entertainments Officer

  • Graduate Officer

  • Business College Officer

  • Social Science/Arts College Officer x2

  • Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary College Officer

  • Irish Language Officer

  • Engineering and Architecture College Officer

  • Health Sciences College Officers

 

In addition, following a petition by UCDSU Council, the following question is to be put to the members of UCDSU:

 

The current wording of Section 19.3 of the UCDSU Constitution states:

 

“A candidate in elections held under this Article must be a member of the Union and shall be nominated by not less than 150 members of the Union. Candidates for the position of College Officer may only be nominated by members of the Union from their respective constituency.”

 

It is proposed that Section 19.3 to be amended to the following text:

 

“A candidate in elections held under this Article must be a member of the Union. Candidates for Sabbatical Officer or Oifigeach na Gaeilge must be nominated by a minimum of 150 members of the Union. Candidates for the position of College Officer must be nominated by minimum of 75 members of their respective constituency only.”

 

 Those wishing to represent either the FOR or AGAINST campaign positions in this referendum can make themselves known by contacting the Returning Office. The deadline for applications is Sunday the 10th of April at 22:00.

 

Voting opens between 9:00am and 5:00pm 20th April and between 9:00am and 9:00pm 21st April.

Results will be announced April 22nd.

 

A full polling scheme and list of valid candidates will be published in the coming days.

All questions related to nominations and voting can be sent to returningoffice@ucdsu.ie

HUSTINGS

Atrium, Old Student Centre (beside Astra Hall)

  Tuesday 19th April 6-9pm

Live stream