Council of representatives
in a nutshell
Get to know the candidates for this year’s election
In the election of the Council of Representatives of Laureamko for the year 2021 there are 19 candidates from three different electoral alliances. The introductions of those candidates is published on Wednesday 21st of October. You can read about the electoral alliances (in Finnish) from here: La’SOTE, Opiskelevat Kokoomuslaiset and TASE.
What is the representatives election about?
The Council of Representatives is the uppermost decision-maker of Laureamko. 15 members and 15 deputies, who represent the students’ voice, are chosen to the Council at the election. The representatives make decisions on the budget, on the plan of action and on the political lines at its meetings, among other things.
The Council of Representatives for 2021 is chosen with an election 28.10.-4.11.2020. The elections are held electronically. All members of the student union, who have paid their membership fees are entitled to vote. You can check the candidates from here.
Download election materials below:
Use your voice!
Do you want to change your student union? Do you care who decides how your membership fee is used? As a member of Laureamko you are entitled to vote in the Council of representatives’ election. By voting for the candidate that agrees with your views, you make sure that your student union does what you want.
All members of Laureamko are entitled to vote in the representatives elections 28.10.-4.11.2020. If you have a valid sticker on your student card or working Slice App in your phone, you are good to go. All members who have paid the membership fee before 16.10.2020 at 12 o’clock (noon) are entitled to vote.
Vote in the representatives elections is electronic. Links for voting will be send to the @student.laurea.fi e-mail addresses when voting starts on 28th of October.
You can do campaigning in various ways. One persuades all their friends to vote, second tweets, snaps and shares memes in social media and third one will deal their brochures during lunch breaks. The most important thing is to be civilized and also cheer for other candidates.
Laureamko produces the official marketing material in which all the candidates are introduced. The candidates have to follow the campaigning instructions made by the Central Election Committee.
Put to the calendar
31.8.2020 Announcement of elections will be published and the registering of candidates begins
30.9.2020 Registrations of candidates ends at noon
28.10.-4.11.2020 The elections
4.11.2020 Election Night
10.11.2020 The last meeting of the Council 2020. The new reps and all Laureamko’s members are welcome to folow the meeting!
11.11.2020 Training for new representatives
16.11.2020 Council 2021 organisation meeting.
Representative and more
As a member of council you can apply for the following tasks:
• the chairperson
• the vice-chairperson
The chairperson convenes the representatives and leads the meetings. They have the help of the executive director who serves as the secretary of the Council of Representatives. The chairperson and vice-chairperson are also invited to the meetings of the board.