On March 31st, and April 1st, 2022 UMSU will be holding their 2022 General Election.

Voting will open online at umsu.simplyvoting.com on March 31, 2022 at 9:00 am CST and close on April 1, 2022 at 4:30 pm CST. 

The official results will be available online at umsu.simplyvoting.com after voting closes on April 1, 2022.

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There are 12 available positions to be filled for the 2022 UMSU General Election. The duties of each position below can be reviewed in UMSU’s  Governance and Operations Manual. 

Executive Positions:
President
Vice President Community Engagement​
Vice President Student Life
Vice President Advocacy
Vice President Finance and Operations

 

Community Representatives:
Indigenous Students’ Representative
International Students’ Representative
2SLGBTQIA+

Women’s Representative

Accessibility Students’ Representative
Mature Students’ Representative

Black Students’ Representative

 

Check out the links below to see the candidates who are running in this year’s elections!

Executive Candidates

Community Rep Candidates 

 

Voting will open online at umsu.simplyvoting.com on March 31, 2022 at 9:00 am CST and close on April 1, 2022 at 4:30 pm CST. 

The official results will be available online at umsu.simplyvoting.com after voting closes on April 1, 2022. 

Please contact the Chief Returning Officer at cro@umsu.ca if you have any further questions. 

The following are documents and forms that candidates will need to fill out and keep updated with the Chief Returning Officer.  More information on each document will be given at the All-Candidates Meeting on March 11, 5:30pm.

Election and Referenda Manual  

Nomination Package

Supplemental Rules 

Complaint Form 

Candidate Expense Report  

Appeal Form  

Any questions regarding the election can be directed to cro@umsu.ca. 

Elections UMSU is the official non-partisan body that is responsible for organizing University of Manitoba Students’ Union Elections and Referenda including the upcoming General Election that will be held online on March 31st & April 1st, 2022. 

Nomination Period

February 28, 2022, 9:00am CST – March 11, 2022, 5:00pm CST 

Deadline to submit a nomination package

March 11, 2022 5:00pm CST 

All Candidates’ Meeting (Mandatory)

March 11, 2022 5:30pm CST 

Week 3 Pre-Campaigning Period 

March 14, 2022 – March 18, 2022 

Campaigning Period

March 21, 9:00am CST – April 1, 2022 4:30pm CST 

Voting Period
March 31, 2022 9am CST – April 1, 2022 4:30pm CST

  • SUBMISSION
    Go through the nomination checklist and check if you have completed all the requirements. Submit the completed nomination package along with the marked checklist electronically to cro@umsu.ca before Friday, March 11, 5:00PM CST. Late submissions will NOT be accepted.  
  • ALL CANDIDATES’ MEETING After submission of completed packages, nominees must attend the All Candidates Meeting on Friday, March 11, 5:30PM CST that will be held virtually. The next steps of the election process will be explained during this meeting. Please note that this meeting is mandatory for all candidates and campaign managers.  

The following documents are required for the nomination process and are available to candidates for download. Read these documents carefully and fill out all the necessary forms in their entirety.

  1. Nomination Checklist 
  2. Nomination Package 
  3. Bylaws 
  4. Governance and Operations Manual 
  5. Election and Referendum Manual 

The documents below may be needed for the duration of the campaigning period and are available to candidates for download.

  1. Appeal Form 
  2. Complaint Form 
  3. Candidate Expense Report