Elections Info


The following positions are open for the Fall 2019 By-Election:

  • First Year Students’ Representative (1)
  • Board of Governors Representative (1)
  • Residence Students’ Representative (1)
  • Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Representative (1)
  • Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Representative (2)
  • Odette School of Business Representative (1)
  • Faculty of Law Representative (1)
  • Faculty of Nursing Representative (1)
  • Faculty of Science Representative (1)
  • School of Social Work Representative (1)
  • Faculty of Engineering Representative (1) 

To run for a position, download the nomination package HERE or visit the UWSA office (CAW Student Centre, 2nd Floor, Room 209).

To view the Elections Calendar, download HERE.

Nomination Period: October 9 – October 25
All Candidates Meeting: October 28
Poster Approval: October 29
Campaigning Period: 
October 30 – November 5
Voting Period: November 6-7
Poster Clean-Up: November 8 

If you are interested in volunteering with UWSA elections (e.g. polling station clerk, etc.), please contact the Chief Returning Officer (see bottom for contact info).

The UWSA Elections will be held in physical locations throughout campus as well as online in order to best ensure certainty and transparency. A link to vote will be supplied on election day.

You can vote at uwindsor.ca/uwsavote

The candidates for the Fall 2019 By-Election are as follows:

  • First Year Students’ Representative (1)
    • Suzan Sinjari
  • Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Representative (1)
    • Advait Desai
  • Odette School of Business Representative (1)
    • Petar Bratic
  • Faculty of Law Representative (1)
    • Joseph Galinsky
    • Nyusha Samiei

The ability to vote is a right that many have bravely sought to secure. Voting is an integral part of having a voice on your campus. By deciding to become an active participant in a campus-wide election that directly impacts your student experience, you end up learning a lot about the power dynamics of a university’s democratic process. Also, by voting, you hold those who do run for office accountable, by selecting the candidate you believe can not only bring the best ideas to the campus but more importantly, who can follow through on them. The benefits of voting are countless!


UWSA elections are governed by the UWSA Elections Policy

View Elections Policy Here (or browse: Governance > Important Documents > Elections Policy)

The UWSA Elections is managed, administered and enforced by the Chief Returning Officer (CRO). If you have any questions regarding the election please contact:

UWSA office – CAW Student Centre Rm.225
519- 253-3000 ext.4554



Get Involved! The members of the UWSA Board of Directors are students who are elected by UWSA members every year. The Board of Directors work and fight for student interests and are the decision-making body of the UWSA. Make sure to vote for the candidate you want to represent you or run in the election yourself!

Important Documents

Please take some time to review the Important Documents relating to UWSA Elections. In particular, the UWSA Elections Policies and the UWSA Referendum Policy will be very helpful in answering any questions regarding elections and referendums.

Job Descriptions:

UWSA Executives
Vice-President Student Services
Vice-President Student Advocacy
Vice-President Finance  & Operations

Board Positions
Faculty Representative
Student Senator
Board of Governors Representative

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