Important Dates in 2018 Spring Referenda and Elections


Webvote Opened: February 28, 2018 at 9:00 am

Webvote Closed: March 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Voting remains open for Senate and Board of Governors until 4:30 pm.

UVSS Election and Referenda Campaigns Close:  March 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Deadline for Candidate/Proponent/Opponent Expense Submissions: March 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm

UVSS Electoral Office Deadline for Removal of all Campaign Material: March 2, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Note:  The UVSS Electoral Office will not release results until all campaign materials are down and properly disposed.  If campaign materials remain up at 5:30 pm, results will not be released until Monday March 5th.

Release of Preliminary Results:  March 2, 2018  (approximately) 6:00 pm.

Keep connected with the Electoral Office via this website, the UVSS Electoral Office Facebook page, and Twitter account #UVSSElectoral.  Updates regarding anticipated posting times will be made beginning Friday afternoon, March 2nd.

Release of Official Results: TBA pending resolution of all complaints and appeals.


Past Events January – February, 2018

UVSS Electoral Office Officially Opens for Spring 2018:  January 8, 2018.

Last Day for Referendum Questions to be Approved by UVSS Board: January 15th, 2018

Referenda Questions Submitted and Approved by Chief Electoral Officer:  January 15th, 2018.

Updated UVSS Electoral Policy in force:  January 16th, 2018

Call for Nominations (Candidates, Proponents, Opponents) Posted: January 22, 2018

Nominations* Open: January 29, 2018 at 9:00 am

Nominations* Close: February 5, 2018 at 9:00 am

Confirmation of Candidates/Proponents/Opponents:  February 7, 2018

Candidate Training Sessions:  February 8: 9:30 – 11:30 AM OR 3:30 – 5:30 PM  (Mandatory: All Candidates/Proponents/Opponents must attend one session.)

WORK FOR THE UVSS ELECTORAL OFFICE!  Apply to be a Voting Information Officer – Posting is Now Closed – thanks to everyone for their interest and enthusiasm!

Electoral Office opens Feb 19th 8 am in SUB B203 for candidate campaign material review.

Campaign Period (11 days) Begins: February 19, 2018 at 9:00 am.

Martlet Supplement with Voting Information: February 22, 2018

Candidates Forum I:  Senate, Board of Governors, and UVSS Referenda Proponents February 26, 2:30 – 4:30 pm

Candidates Forum II: Lead Directors and Directors at Large Candidates                    February 27, 2:30 – 4:30 pm

* Includes nominations for proponent/opponents of approved referenda questions. Submitted nomination forms must include photo and platform meeting criteria for Martlet publication in hard copy and electronically.