The Elections

What Are You Being Asked?

Each year, 5 Officers take a year out and work full-time to represent the students of UCC. The full time Officer positions are: President, Deputy President & Campaigns, Education, Welfare and Commercial & Communications. The elections for the full-time and part-time officers of UCC Students' Union 2016/17 will take place on March 7th & 8th.   Keep reading to find out more about what's involved in each of the roles or just to keep up to date with the UCCSU Elections 2016.
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The Positions

Full Time Officers

The 5 full time officers that will be elected are: Click on any of the above positions to for a job description detailing what's involved in the role!

Part Time Officers

The 7 part time officers that will be elected are: Click on any of the above positions to for a job description detailing what's involved in the role!

Other Positions

There are 4 other positions, not elected this March, who represent students on the UCC Students' Union Executive. These are: Council Chair, Societies President, Clubs President, Postgraduate Officer

How To Run

1st Steps

To be eligible to run, each candidate must collect a number of signatures. This depends on the position you are running for and is detailed in the regulations. It would be best to call into the person who is currently in the position you are considering running for. This will give you a feel for what the role entails and ensure that it's something you want to commit to. You also might get some ideas to talk about when campaigning!

Regulations

The SU Elections are governed by a set of regulations. There's nothing too complicated and they exist mainly to ensure a fair playing field during the elections. Download the 2016 Election Regulations here.

Schedule

Feb 22nd: Nominations open, signatures collected
Feb 25th: Nominations close, signatures submitted
Feb 29th: Candidates Meeting, ORB 156, 6pm
March 1st: Part-Time Candidate Hustings, Boole 3, 7pm
March 1st: Stamped Posters Allowed On Campus
March 2nd: Full-Time Candidate Hustings, Boole 4, 6:30pm
March 7th & 8th: Elections
March 8th: Election Results, Devere Hall, 7pm

Nominate Someone to Run

If you think you know someone who would be good for a position in the Students' Union just let us know and we'll get in contact with them!

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Results

Breakdown of first preference votes from the SU Elections.

President

Comms Officer

Education Officer

Deputy President

Welfare Officer

Ents Officer

Turn Out by Year

A full breakdown of all election results from 2016 is Available Here.

FAQs

Who Can Run?

All registered UCC Students and Graduates are allowed to campaign. Only current UCC Students and graduates who are members of an external organisation are allowed to campaign on behalf of that organisation.

Can I Vote?

If you are a full-time, part time, or an international student studying here for the academic year 2015/16 you are eligible to vote in the referendum.To vote you must present your student card to the member of staff at the polling station. If you do not have a student card you will not be allowed to vote

When Can We Start Campaigning?

Campaign teams are not permitted to campaign on UCC Campus before Monday, March 7th. For further information have a look at the Election Regulations.

Where Can I Vote?

Voting takes place across campus with polling station in Brookfield, CUH, Boole Basement, Kane Builing, O'Rahilly Building and Copley Street (Polling Stations Not Finalised & Subject To Change)

When Will The Results Be Announced?

Results will be announced from 7pm on Tuesday, March 8th in Devere Hall.

Have a Complaint?

If you feel like a campaign team in the election has breached regulations, you can flag with with our returning officer by e-mailing su@ucc.ie.

Candidates

POSITION NAME Manifesto
President QUINLAN, Katie https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxU3o2Yi1HTGtCZ0JUakRtN3JlMnFHWWlOWkJv/view?usp=sharing
President SHEEHAN, Eolann https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxbDNPWUxzdmR6d3A0bnB5TG1xSFFsWWx5aWxV/view
President UPTON, James https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxanJwcDRXejViX3BaZXlHazNtU1cxaU9uMmpr/view
Deputy MORIARTY, Kate https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxS1UySXJqM29jb1otWTNnX19uNjNkaEF1aERB/view
Education COSGRAVE, Xander https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxNXd5VEZ3QzdoZzhySVVmSFdoWmplVDkySkdV/view
Education HUTCHINSON, Ian https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxamI2S2hUZ1FKUnpfV24zT1RRUE41eWNrakM4/view
Welfare O'DONNELL, Rory https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxUUxzcU9xVEZaajZ3emlldHlHWmN2dWZ3TW9j/view
Comms DOHERTY, Kelly https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxN2Z1YVVQUjRzRUFqbmh5WUlyMW1UcWdXY0NB/view
Comms WHITAKER, David https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxY2Jwd2lTU0NuSFhvbGZRS3N6ZmRzN2N3eUU0/view
Equality Officer MC CARTHY, Ciara https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxR3RXcThESi1IdmVoZFNUdS1CdUktY3FsTmU0/view?usp=sharing
Ents Officer COLFER, Sean https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxMjA0M1JEdHBzTGtPVTRLenhTelQ1blhOZGRj/view
Ents Officer MC CARTHY, Bee (Beatrice) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxN3ZMN1M4MjZIV0hxMXcwWGlSaTJkMkstUWJz/view
Ents Officer MC MAHON, Noelle https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxRDhmN1Z3aWlrdlpaMExCSVlFN01rNFVSRDA4/view
Irish Officer HALLISSEY, Ann https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxeExVNFo5SWhMLUdYZDh1NG9NU0tNSXh4NEk0/view
ACSSS REP FRAHILL, Aaron Jason https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxdDRRX192XzlUemhUUWFoMVk0TGRSX3I3Sklv/view
ACSSS REP O'KEEFFE, Michael https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxSFZrQ0hEMUx6UXN2UTFqRzl2dGRZWmZaQlI4/view
B & L Rrep O'SULLIVAN, Kayleigh https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxTkZtQk5lTjRsOFZrSHFoNjhuYWxsOEJrR2tR/view
SEFS REP GAHAN, Gerard https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxeExKZmY4MmVYa3pEYXhMYTVrbmZtVEdrM2dZ/view
SEFS REP HEGARTY, Brian https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxZlVfRWo0ZEx4T0dKOTdfRG9TUGpQUGlFNDln/view
SEFS REP O'DRISCOLL, Darran https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxNHdSOUxFVHZLNjNiSkl0emUwckdKUzVjS1I4/view
MED & HEALTH REP KELLEHER, Art https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9CMOjYwEZLxZXNJdlRweFlKN0JhZzhJVU4tamJ5R1U0NUVn/view

Contact

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