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Time schedule elections 2020

University elections will be held from 25 to 29 May 2020. During that period, you can vote online for members of the University Council, the student section of the Faculty Councils and the LUMC Student Council. There are also interim elections for the staff section of the Faculty Council FGGA.

Time schedule

14 April

Reference date and determination of electoral registers. On this day it is determined who can choose and who can apply. The Electoral Offices will have more time this year to establish the electoral registers.

20-24 April

Submission of candidacy 
If you want to fulfill a position in participation, you must apply with a digital form between 20 and 24 April. This form must be sent to the relevant Polling station. Read more about the application and the digital forms.

Checking the electoral register
On these days, you can request the relevant Polling station to check that you are properly registered for the elections. You must send an e-mail from your uMail or ULCN account to the Polling station. Requests from other email accounts will not be processed due to privacy regulations. If your name is not in the electoral register, you can request the Polling station to improve the register. The Polling station will make a decision on this request no later than April 29. If you do not agree with this decision, you can lodge an appeal within four working days. A special committee will then make a decision as soon as possible.

29 April

On Wednesday 29 April, the Polling station will decide whether the applications meet all requirements. If not, candidates have the opportunity to have the errors corrected on April 30 and May 1. If you do not agree with the decision about the candidacy, you can appeal within four working days. The decision on the appeal will be announced as soon as possible.

25-29 May

Voting is possible from Monday 25 May 9:00 am to Friday 29 May 4:00 pm. Students and staff members will receive an email for this, but they can also vote directly via the election app. You can vote for the members of the University Council, the student section of the Faculty Councils and the LUMC Student Council. There are also interim elections for the staff section of the Faculty Council FGGA.

4 June
On 4 June, the President of the University Council will announce the result of the vote. The way in which this will be done will be announced. An appeal may be lodged against the result within four days. The decision on such an appeal will then be announced in accordance with the applicable terms.
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