Dates and Deadlines for Spring 2018 – updated February 16th

Spring 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.)

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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

The Voting Period

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

Webvote Closes: March 2, 2018 at 12:00 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

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 able to be released until Monday March 5th.

Note:  The campaign and voting period for UVic’s elections for student representatives to Board of Governors and Senate is extended until 4:30 pm on March 2, 2018.

Release of Preliminary Results:  March 2, 2018  (approximately) 6:00 pm.  The release of the results depends on Notice of the releasing of results will be posted on this website, the UVSS Electoral Office Facebook page, and Twitter accounts.

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

* 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.