On March 4th, and 5th, 2021 UMSU will be holding their 2020 General Election for the following positions:

  • – President
  • – Vice President Community Engagement
  • – Vice President Student Life
  • – Vice President Advocacy
  • – Vice President Finance and Operations
  • – Indigenous Students’ Representative
  • – International Students’ Representative
  • – LGBTTQ* Representative
  • – Womyn’s Representative
  • – Accessibility Students’ Representative
  • – Mature Students’ Representative


The following 5 positions: President, Vice President Community Engagement, Vice President Student Life, Vice President Advocacy and Vice President Finance and Operations, can campaign as a slate. A slate is a group of candidates who are running together with the aim of being elected to serve together as a group in the offices for which they have been nominated and for which they will appear on the ballot in the UMSU Election.

Voting will open online at umsu.simplyvoting.com on March 4, 2021 at 9:00 am and close on March 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm.

The official results will be available online at umsu.simplyvoting.com after voting closes on March 5, 2020.

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


The following are documents and forms that candidates and slates 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 February 14, 6:00pm.

Election and Referenda Manual

Supplemental Rules

Complaint Form

Elections 2020 Complaints & Decisions

Slate or Candidate Expense Report

Appeal Form

Printing Form