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The time to run for the 2023 by-election of the Representative Council has been extended

Standing for candidacy in the Student Union of HAMK’s Representative Council by-election begun on Monday 9.1.2023 at 9:00 and ended on Monday 23.1.2023 at 16.00.

Since there were not enough candidates by the deadline to fill all the seats in the Representative Council, the Central Election Committee has decided to extend the nomination period.

You can nominate yourself until Monday 30 January 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

Representative Council is the highest decision-making body in the Student Union. Representative Council oversees defining policies and it confirms, for example, the plan of work and the budget for the Student Union.

In the Representative Council by-election, the missing 12 members of the Council are chosen for the term 2023. All members of the Student Union who have fulfilled their obligation to the Student Union and are registered as present student for the academic year 2022–2023 or spring 2023 semester may stand for election.

The standing for election is done by an electronic form. The link to the form will be published as the standing for election begins. The Representative Council election is electronic, and the voting link will be sent to all members.

With the extension of the nomination period, the election dates will also be moved. The new dates for the elections are as follows.

The electoral officials will be named on 6.2.2023.

The list of those eligible to vote will be checked on 13.2.2023. All students, who have fulfilled their obligation to the Student Union by that time, are eligible to vote in the Representative Council by- election.

Voting will begin on Monday 20.2.2023 at 9:00 and end on Wednesday 22.2.2023 at 16:00.

By-election results will be announced by the latest on 23.2.2023.

The voting link for the electronic voting system will be sent to the Student Union member’s HAMK email address (

Read more: The original Representative Council 2023 by-election announcement

More information:
Chairperson of the Central Electoral Committee, Aino Kouri, p. 0447221001

Secretary of Central Election Committee, Liisa Hyytiäinen, p. 0447221003

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