Election announcement


The student union council election 2018

The student union council election for the student union of the Turku University of Applied Sciences – TUO, is held on Tuesday November 7th 2018. Electronic early voting is held from October 22nd until November 2nd 2018.

31 representatives are chosen in the election. The official election day is on November 7th at Ruiskatu, Lemminkäisenkatu, Sepänkatu, ICT-City, Linnankatu and Salo campuses. Exact polling station locations and times will be announced at the same time as the candidates.

Only the members of the student union TUO are able to be nominated and to vote. The candidates’ membership fees must be paid no later than October 15th, 12.00 AM. To be able to vote, the membership fee must be paid until October 15th 2017.

Forms for enrolling as a candidate and setting up the electoral list are available at the student union’s membership service points and on the student union’s website. Standing order of the elections is available on the student union’s website (in Finnish only).

The period for enrolling as a candidate starts on October 2nd and ends on October 15th 2018, 12.00 AM. Forms must be returned to the student union office (Lemminkäisenkatu 30, staircase A, room Kyvetti next to janitors) or to TUO’s membership services point at Sepänkatu campus or pop-up service points at Linnankatu and Salo. Service point at Sepäkatu and pop-up service points at Salo and Linnankatu are not open on Monday 15th. Mail stamp from this date or a filled enrolling form sent by email are not approved. Lemminkäisenkatu is open between 09.00 and 12.00 AM.

Election advertising must comply with standing order of the elections (see Annex).

Turku, September 18th 2018
Heidi Kaarnikko
Chairperson of central electoral board

All information needed can be found on council election page