Each year, Western’s campus comes alive with student pride and ideas for the future during the Spring Election. From Faculty Presidents to your Student Executive, the undergraduate student body gathers to cast their vote to elect the new USC in February.
Are you a student looking for information about candidates and the voting process? Please visit uscelections.ca.
If you are a candidate, or thinking of running, please review the documents below:
By-law #2: Elections By-law
The rules and regulations that both the candidates and Elections Committee must abide by.
Elections Governance Committee Terms of Reference
Composition and mandate of the Elections Governance Committee.
Elections Governance Committee Campaign Finance Procedure
Processes for both candidates and the Elections Governance Committee involving campaign finances.
Elections Governance Committee Nominations Procedure
Process for candidates to complete a Nomination Form for a USC Election.
Elections Governance Committee Violation Policy
Outlines rules candidates must follow.
Elections Governance Committee Violations Procedure
Steps the Elections Governance Committee follows during an allegation, including hearings, investigations, and criteria of offenses.
As usual, candidates will be provided with an expense tracking sheet; they will be expected to submit the expense tracking sheet and supporting documentation (receipts) to the EGC by 4:00 pm on February 10, 2023, or March 8, 2023 (for elected VP Candidates only).
Please note that candidates and their campaign teams are responsible for reading and following the elections bylaws, policies, and procedures. If you have questions, please contact the Chief Returning Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nomination Forms are submitted online. Please note that the portal will not open until January 16, 2023.