UWSA Elections

UWSA elections, as per Section 3 of our Policies, run on a four week cycle.

Weeks 1 and 2: Candidate Nominations and Referendum Submissions.
Download the nomination form here on Monday, Sept. 26

Week 3: Campaigning.

Week 4: Campaigning and Voting.

By-Election 2016

The By-Election is where students can run for vacant positions that were not filled in the General Election cycle.

September 26: Nomination Period Begins.

October 6: Nomination Forms Due by 6:00 PM

October 7: All candidates meeting in the UWSA Boardroom at 12:30

October 17: UWSA By-Election Campaigning Begins

October 24, 25, 26: Voting

General Election 2017

The UWSA is governed by a Board of Directors (view this year’s here!) and Executive team (view this year’s here!)

The General Election is where students can run for an Executive Team position (President, Vice-President External Affairs, Vice-President Student Affairs, Vice-President Internal Affairs) a Board of Director position, a Senate position or a Board of Regents seat.

February 6: Nomination Period Begins. Download the form here:
UWSA General Election Nomination Form 2017
*Forms are also available in our general office

February 16: Nomination Forms Due by 6:00 PM

February 17: All Candidates meeting at 12:30 p.m. in the UWSA Boardroom

February 27: UWSA General Election Campaigning Begins

March 6, 7, 8: Voting

View the list of 2017 General Election Candidates here

All Candidate Speeches:

Monday, February 27 at 12:30 in The Hive
Wednesday, March 1 at 12:30 in The Hive

*The CEC will determine who will speak at each session.


Candidates’ Bios:

UWSA General Election Candidates’ Bios 2017

Voting Locations:

Monday, March 6 | Tuesday, March 7 | Wednesday, March 8:

Riddell Atrium M/T/W 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Buhler Centre M/T/W 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
UIC 527 Selkirk Ave Campus M/T/W 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mobile Station:

Monday, March 6| 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.  at Richardson College 

Tuesday, March 7 | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Menno Simons College 

Wednesday, March 8 | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Duckworth Centre

*You will need your Winnipeg Student ID to vote.


 The Annual General Meeting is March 29, 2017 12:30 p.m. in The Hive

Election Forms:

UWSA General Election Nomination Form 2017

UWSA Election Appeals Form

UWSA Election Complaint Form

UWSA REBLITE Board Ruling Form

 UWSA Election CEC Ruling Form




*Please find 2017 UWSA General Election Complaints/Bylaw violations here: 2017 UWSA General Election Complaints


Chief Elections Commissioner 

Hollie Swart
0R03 Bulman Student Centre

Office Hours:

Monday: 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday 11:30a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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