ASFA AND ma BY-Elections FALL 2021

ASFA & MEMBER ASSOCIATION GENERAL ELECTIONS FALL 2021

Important Dates

Election Period
Nomination period
Campaign Period
Voting Period
START DATE
Monday, November 15, 2021
Monday, November 22, 2021
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
END DATE
Friday, November 19, 2021
Monday, November 29, 2021
Thursday, December 2, 2021

Candidate Information

If you don’t know much about the election process, don’t worry! The election committee will be hosting a mandatory information session on Sunday, November 21st at 1:00 PM for those who have signed up. Once you have filled out the nomination form, you will receive an email from the election committee at the latest on Friday, November 19th at 9:00 PM. This email will confirm your candidacy, update you on the information you need to prepare your campaign run and share the zoom link for the candidate information session.

If you have any specific questions about the nomination form or need a question answered before filling it out, please contact the Chief Electoral Officer (for those running for ASFA positions) or the Elections Coordinator (for those running for Member Association positions).

The campaign period is the time when candidates can engage in campaigning activities (i.e. informing voters that you are running, promoting yourself, spreading the word about the upcoming elections, etc). You can only start campaigning once you have received approval from your assigned election supervisor and once the campaign period has begun.The voting period represents the days when ASFA students can vote in the ASFA and Member Association elections. ASFA students will receive a link to vote in the election through their email.

Voting Period Information

All positions in the Arts and Science Federation of Associations and all departmental student associations are to be elected for a term which lasts from January 1, 2022 to May 31, 2022. All students enrolled in the faculty of Arts and Science may vote in ASFA elections, while all students in a department may also vote in their departmental student association election(s).

Voting will be conducted over four days by online ballot. Eligible students will receive an email from the Concordia Student Union which will be clearly indicated as an ASFA General Election email with the link to vote on the voting days. All students registered in the faculty of Arts and Science should have received an email at 6 A.M. on the first day of the voting period (November 30th). The email will be from the Concordia Student Union and the subject line will be “ASFA/MA By-Election Fall 2021”. This email contains a link at the bottom which will allow you to access your ballot.

If you haven’t received this email, please check your spam folder and if it’s not there either, email the ASFA Chief Electoral Officer and the ASFA Elections Coordinator (ceo@asfa.ca and electionscoordinator@asfa.ca). If you have received this email but are having technical difficulties please reach out to the ASFA Chief Electoral Officer and the ASFA Elections Coordinator.

A similar email with the voting link will be sent out to students who haven’t voted yet on every day of the voting period as a reminder. Students can click on the link in any of the “ASFA/MA By-Election Fall 2021” emails sent to them to vote.

Reporting Electoral Violations

To report an election violation, please use the link below to access the complaint form. If there are any issues with the election violation form, please email the Chief Electoral Officer and the Elections Coordinator.

Elections Contact Information

For inquiries related to ASFA Elections:
Chief Electoral Officer - Noah Martin - ceo@asfa.ca

For inquiries related to Member Association Elections: Elections Coordinator - Emily Whitford - electionscoordinator@asfa.ca

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