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Advance voting in HYY's Representative Council elections - vote now!


Representative Council elections 18-19 Oct. Advance voting 12-13 Oct. Choose your candidate and vote!

The advance voting in HYY's Representative Council Elections started today at 11 am and will continue tomorrow until 5 pm. On the actual voting days on Tue-Wed, 18–19 Oct You can vote at 14 polling stations on the four campuses of the University of Helsinki as well as in the offices of the University of Helsinki in Lahti and Vaasa. Election results will be revealed in the election night party at the Old Student House (Mannerheimintie 3) late on Wednesday night on 19 October.

The highest decision-making body of the Student Union, the Representative Council of sixty members, will be elected in HYY's Representative Council elections. HYY's members, almost 30,000 students of the University of Helsinki are entitled to vote and run as candidates for the Representative Council in the elections. This time, the electoral term of the elected Representative Council is exceptionally only 1 year. This is to ensure that in the future the elections will not be arranged in the same year as the University's administrative elections.

Photo: First to vote was HYY's election official Emma Ronkainen.

More information here.