Council of Representatives Election 2019

The Council of Representatives is chosen in the Council of Representatives Election for 2020-2021. The voting will be held electrically. The election days for the term 2020-2021 are 4.-6.11.2019 and advance voting is organized on 31.10.2019 and 1.11.2019.

Check out the results here.

You can do the Candidate Matcher here.

The Student Union Decision Making Concerns You

It is important to vote because in that way you can influence what kind of decisions the Council of Representatives and the Student Union make.

What the Council?

Council of Representatives is JYY’s parliament, which makes decisions on some of the most important issues regarding the Student Union.  Students elect the 41 Council members in elections organized every other year.

Council of Representatives makes decisions on issues such as rules, budget, financial statement, loans and construction. The Council also elects the Student Union’s Board, the Chair of the Board and the most important JYY employees, such as the Executive Director and the Editor-in-Chief.

The Council meets approximately once a month. The meetings are open for all students.

Vote Anywhere

The voting will be held electrically so it is easy to vote whether in campus or elsewhere. Election days are 4.-6.11. and 31.10.-1.11.

Important Documents

University of Jyväskylä has given an Operating Model for the Election of the Student Union’s Council of Representatives. This has been given so that the University remains politically neutral during the elections. You can find the Operating Model for the Election here.

You Decide

The Council of Representatives decides on the Student Union Membership fee, budget and most relevant staff among other things.

In case you have any questions concerning the elections or the candidate matcher please do not hesitate to contact Chair of the Election Committee Sanni Kupiainen or Executive Director Minna Oinas.

Minna Oinas
Executive Director
+358 45 138 6816

Sanni Kupiainen
Chair of the Election Committee
+358 50 492 7331