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2020 SUPRA General Election: Nominations open
23 March at 5:00 pm - 6 April at 5:00 pm
Notice of Election
SUPRA Councillors 2020-21
Notice is hereby given of the election of 27 ordinary Councillors to the Council of the Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association for the 2020-21 term.
This year’s election will be held predominantly online.
Nominations will open: Monday, March 23, 2020 at 5:00pm
Nominations will close: Monday, April 6, 2020 at 5:00pm
The Ballot will be drawn at a secure location, April 7, 2020 at 3:00pm.
Nomination forms may be obtained on the SUPRA website or by request to the Returning Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org. An up to date copy of the electoral regulations may be found on the SUPRA website and will be emailed to all nominees.
All candidate nominations should include a candidate statement. All ticket nominations should include a ticket statement.
Nominations should be submitted via a completed nomination form, emailed to email@example.com These must reach the Returning Officer before the designated close of nominations time.
Nominations after the designated closing time will not be accepted.
Any postgraduate student who is also a SUPRA member is eligible to nominate and vote in this election. SUPRA membership is free and available to postgraduate students by joining online: supra.net.au/join-us
Please consult the current SUPRA Electoral Regulations and Constitution for detailed information on the voting procedures and rules.
NOMINATIONS WILL OPEN:
5:00pm Monday March 23, 2020
NOMINATIONS WILL CLOSE:
5:00pm Monday April 6, 2020
ACCESS TO ONLINE BALLOTS WILL BE ISSUED:
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
ON CAMPUS POLLS WILL BE OPEN (SUBJECT TO CAMPUS CLOSURE RULES):
Thursday 7 and Friday 8 May, 2020, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
POLLS WILL CLOSE:
7:00pm, Friday 8 May, 2020
The Returning Officer will declare the result by Monday, 11 May, 2020.
ELECTION OF OFFICE BEARERS:
After the election of SUPRA council members, the new council elects from among itself six office bearers-
an Education Officer,
a Director of Student Publications.
See this website for information sheet with greater detail on the role, responsibility and renumeration of these positions.
SUPRA Returning Officer, 2020
This notice is available for download: