THE ELECTION PROCESS

Everything you need to know.

Voting will take place ONLINE for the Fall 2020

TAV College Students' Association
L'association des étudiants du Collège TAV

1. OVERVIEW

The annual TCSA election is held once per year in the Fall semester (September).

 

Students may apply to any of the Executive Cabinet positions by submitting an application for candidacy to the Electoral Officer.

All canadidates will have two (2) weeks to campaign.

 

During the last week of September, students will vote for which candidates they would like to vote in power for the year. The Executive Cabinet will be formed by a majority vote for each position.

2. BECOMING A CANDIDATE

Following the first week of the new academic year (when students come back from summer vacation), all eligible students will have the opportunity to become an executive cabinet member candidate. The procedure for becoming a candidate is as follows:

1. Select the position you would like to have.

2. Submit an application  before the deadline.

Eligibility criteria:

Members of the TCSA executive must be full-time who are registered in a pre-university (DCS) students.

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3. CAMPAIGNING

Once a candidate's application has been approved by the Electoral Officer, the candidate may begin to campaign.

  • All candidates will have equal campaigning materials at their disposal.

  • TAV College will provide the necessary resources for campaigning.

 

  • All candidates will be announced on the TCSA and TAV College Instagram and Facebook pages as well as in a mass email to all students.

4. VOTING

Voting will be held during the last week of September, unless otherwise indicated. All registered TAV College students will have the right to vote.

Voting rules and regulations:

  • All TAV College students shall be able to vote for one (1) candidate per position.

  • Students are only allowed to vote once; if a student votes twice, only their first vote will count, the other will be discarded.

  • Students may only vote using the official voting ballots provided by the TCSA.

  • Voting is open to TAV College students only: TAV teachers and staff or non-registered students are not allowed to vote.

  • A voter must provide their full name, TAV College student ID number and the day they voted in order for their ballot to be accepted. 

    • If this information is not provided on the ballot, the vote will be discarded.

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5. ACCESSIBILITY POLICY

(For physical voting)

The voting station shall be in a location that is accessible to all students (ground floor or wheelchair accessible).


If a student with a disability cannot vote physically, they may request the assistance of a peer or a staff member to vote for them.

 

If a TAV College student would like to vote, but cannot physically vote, due to an emergency, they may make a request to the Electoral Officer to vote for them.
 

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