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Election Notice 2022 – HYY's Representative Council Elections

23.5.2022

Election Notice 2022 – HYY's Representative Council Elections

NEWS

The Representative Council elections of the Student Union of the university of Helsinki are conducted on 26–28 October and 31 October–2 November.

 

Voting is conducted electronically on election days as follows:

First election week (Wednesday 26 October–Friday 28 October):

electronic voting on HYY’s election website, https://vaalit.hyy.fi/, at 10 am–8 pm

Second election week (Monday 31 October–Wednesday 2 November):

electronic voting on HYY’s election website, https://vaalit.hyy.fi/, at 10 am–8 pm

 

According to HYY’s Election Regulation, only members of the Student Union who have registered for attendance at the University and are personally present have the right to vote in the Student Union’s Representative Council elections (HYY’s Constitution, Section 5).

 

Nomination of candidates

All members of the Student Union who have registered for attendance at the University by 28 September 2022 are eligible to become members of the Representative Council, barring the exceptions mentioned in HYY’s Constitution, Section 6.

The nomination of candidates is possible between 12 noon on 15 August 2022 and 12 noon on 28 September 2022.

Declaration forms for candidates, electoral coalitions and electoral alliances are available at https://vaalit.hyy.fi/. The forms for the declaration of candidacy are filled in electronically, and candidates must identify themselves using their University user account. These forms must be submitted into the system by 12 noon on 28 September 2022. The Student Union’s secretary general, authorised by the Central Election Committee, will receive the election documents. If needed, the secretary general will also provide guidance on issues related to the nomination of candidates (tel. 0400 816 426 or paasihteeri(at)hyy.fi).

For further information on the elections, please visit HYY’s website (http://www.hyy.fi/vaalit/) or contact Election Coordinator Roosa Kiiskilä at roosa.kiiskila@hyy.fi or tel. 050 432 4939.

The times in this election notice are all in Finnish time (GMT +2).

This election notice is in effect starting from the time it is approved. In exceptional circumstances referred to in HYY’s Election Regulation, Section 9, paragraph 2, such as a permanent malfunction in the electronic system, the Central Election Committee will provide additional instructions. Changes related to the contents of the election notice may only be made at the initiative of the Central Election Committee and on the Representative Council’s approval.

 

Helsinki, 27 April 2022

The Central Election Committee of the Student Union of the University of Helsinki

Mari Lehtoruusu

Chair

 

Mikko Kymäläinen

Secretary general