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The SFSS General Election and Referendum 2017 Voting Period is Now Open!

Follow the instructions that are listed below carefully, and have your say in the future of the Simon Fraser Student Society!

Make sure to learn about the candidate platforms and referendum questions beforehand in order to make an informed vote.

Ballot Information

The SFSS General Election and Referendum 2017 is comprised of 9 electronic ballots.

You are eligible to cast Ballot 1, and may be eligible to cast additional ballots depending on your registration and membership status. To ensure you have participated fully in the election and referendum, please click on each individual link and follow the instructions to determine your eligibility for each ballot.

Ballots

  1. Ballot for the SFSS Executive Directors, At-Large Directors, and Referendum Questions
  2. Ballot for the position of SFSS Faculty Representative Director – Faculty of Applied Sciences
  3. Ballot for the position of SFSS Faculty Representative Director – Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  4. Ballot for the position of SFSS Faculty Representative Director – Faculty of Business
  5. Ballot for the position of SFSS Faculty Representative Director – Faculty of Communication, Art, and Technology
  6. Ballot for the position of SFSS Faculty Representative Director – Faculty of Education
  7. Ballot for the position of SFSS Faculty Representative Director – Faculty of Environment
  8. Ballot for the position of SFSS Faculty Representative Director – Faculty of Health Sciences
  9. Ballot for the position of SFSS Faculty Representative Director – Faculty of Science

Additional Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Chief Commissioner of the SFSS Independent Electoral Commission at elections.chief@sfss.ca.

The IEC is Taking Debate Questions!

The IEC is taking debate questions! Send them over to elections.chief@sfss.ca ASAP to have your question be asked at either of this week’s upcoming debates!

Reminder that the Burnaby Candidate Debate is on March 16th, 2017. It will run from 11:30AM – 2:30PM in the James Douglas Study Area.

The Surrey Candidate Debate is on March 17th, 2017 from 11:30AM – 2:30PM in the Mezzanine.

Updates Emailed to All Candidates

All applicants please check your emails for an update on your eligibility! There are time sensitive deadlines, so please make sure to read the materials thoroughly and email the Chief Commissioner if you have any questions.

Also a friendly reminder that debate absences should have been communicated to the Chief by now, but please email elections.chief@sfss.ca in the case of an emergency!

Nomination Period Coming to an End

Quick update for all those interested in running as a candidate for this year’s election for the SFSS Board of Directors: The Nomination Period is coming to an end soon so make sure you get your forms in to the Independent Electoral Commission on time!

Please see the following important dates:

  • Mandatory Nomination Form Drop-Off March 10th 1pm to 4pm Drop off at Maggie Benston Centre, Room 2234
  • Mandatory Candidate Orientation March 13th 1pm to 3pm at Maggie Benston Centre, Room 2294/2296
  • Important Note: If you cannot make any of these dates for any reason, please send an email ASAP to elections.chief@sfss.ca to make the appropriate arrangements.