MSU Presidential Election 2018

*Please note a change in the 2018 Presidential Rules Regarding 5.7. See below

5.7. Posters displayed at any one time shall be limited to a total of 200 per candidate. Posters must not exceed 11 x 17 inches.

Please ensure you have the official 2018 Presidential Rules 

Calling all MSU Presidential candidates! You can find all the necessary documents below, including the nomination form (hand in to MUSC 201 with payment by Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 5PM) and rules.

If you are running, you must attend the All-Candidates Meeting that will take place Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 6PM in Gilmour Hall 111. Campaigning will start on Sunday January 14, 2018 at 12:00PM (noon). Polling will open online January 23, 2018 at 9AM, and both campaigning and polling will end January 25, 2018 at 5PM.

Attached below is the nomination package:

2018 Presidential Nomination Form

Campaign Team Form

2018 Presidentials_Rule

Expense Form

Bylaw 10

Elections Complaint Form

The MSU President is elected annually by the MSU membership as outlined by the procedures in the MSU Constitution and Bylaw 10. The elected candidate will hold office from May 1st to April 30th. The President may carry a course load of not more than three (3) units per academic term. This course load restriction may be waived by a two-thirds majority vote of the SRA.

The President is to serve as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Spokesperson for the McMaster Students Union and be a voting member of the SRA, the Executive Board, and an ex-officio member of all other MSU committees. As well, the President will chair the Executive Board, Board of Directors and the Presidents' Council. Furthermore, the President will represent the MSU to the University Administration, Hamilton community as well as local, provincial, and national governments and organizations.

Contact Details

Chloe Deraiche, Chief Returning Officer (CRO)
905-525-9140 ex. 24118

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