2018 BUSU Elections
The 2018 BUSU Election is over and the results are in!
Congratulations to the following students and their new positions on BUSU council starting May 1st!
Vice President External:
Vice President Internal: Emily Simon
Music Director: Katherine Charles
Senator Student at Large:
Arts Director: Uzoma Duru
International Students Director:
Graduate Studies Director:
Please note that if you are interested in one of following positions for the 2018/2019 BUSU Council, they will be available in May: President, Science Director, Health Studies Director, Education Director, Part-Time/Mature Director, Women’s Director, Indigenous Peoples’ Director, Queer Students Director, Residence Director, Racialized Director, Senate and KDC board positions. An email notice will be sent next month with more information so stay tuned via your BU student emails and BUSU's social media (links at the bottom of the page)!
BUSU is excited to announce that we will be having our first ever ONLINE VOTING! No more paper ballots! You will be able to vote for your student union representatives from Thursday March 1 at 9am to Friday March 2 at 4pm. Look for the voting link in your student email!
The Candidates Debate Forum takes place Tuesday at 5pm in the Mingling Area and will also be available via Facebook Live Stream in the BU Student Union Group. Stop by to hear what the candidates’ have to say and grab some free pizza!
ONLINE Voting Polls will be open:
Thursday March 1 @ 9am - Friday March 2 @ 4pm.
*VOTING INSTRUCTIONS: You will receive an email to your BU STUDENT EMAIL ADDRESS on Thursday morning (March 1st) with a link to vote.
- Once you are ready to vote, click the link and it will take you to a ballot survey.
- Each question will be for a particular Council position with the candidate’s name, followed by Yes/No options.
- Community group positions (e.g. Accessibilities & International Students Director) will have an additional “Not Applicable” option.
- The survey should take approximately 2 minutes to complete.
- Your individual responses will be confidential and you will not be identified in any way.
You can only vote ONCE anytime from 9am on Thursday March 1st to 4pm on Friday March 2nd (THIS WEEK!) and wherever you are, as long as you have access to your BU student email!
If you have any further questions, please email Krystal, the Returning Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org. She will be tabling a "Voting Info Booth" on Thursday & Friday in the Mingling Area from 9am to 4pm.
* IMPORTANT DATES *
Monday, February 12, 2018: First Nomination Period Open (8:30 AM)
Wednesday, February 14, 2018: First Nomination Period Closes (4:30 PM)
Thursday, February 15, 2018: * Second Nomination Period Opens (8:30 AM)
Friday, February 16, 2018: Second Nomination Period Closes (4:30 PM)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018: All Candidates/Agent Meeting (1:00 PM) KDC Board Room
Wednesday, February 21, 2018: Campaigning Begins (8:30 AM)
Monday, February 26, 2018: All Candidates/Agent Meeting (5:00 PM) KDC Board Room
Tuesday, February 27, 2018: All Candidates Debate Forum (5:00PM) Mingling Area Available via Facebook Live
Thursday March 1 & Friday March 2: Online Voting Polls
*The 2nd Nomination Period is for any positions that are still vacant after the 1st Nomination period closes.