The Council elections of the Students’ Union of Tampere University of Applied Sciences (Tamko) for 2023 will be held between 26.10 – 9.11.2022. Twenty-one members are elected to the Council. All members of the Students’ Union of Tampere University of Applied Sciences who are registered as attending and have paid the Students’ Union’s membership fee have a right to vote in the elections.

All members who have a right to vote may stand as candidates. The nomination of candidates begins on 20.8.2022 9.00 AM and ends on 11.10.2022 12:00 AM. The forms for candidates and lists are available on the www.tamko.fi website.

The electronic voting begins on 26.10.2022 10 AM and ends on 9.11.2022 3 PM The electronic voting IDs and a link to the service will be sent to members’ official TUNI email addresses and, in exceptional cases, to the other email address the member has given for the membership register. Members who have joined during the elections will receive their voting IDs immediately by email.

The ballot box elections take place on 9.11.2022 on three campuses at 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. A Tamko student card or an official identity document (an identity card or a passport) are the accepted forms of identification in the ballot box elections.

Polling site locations:

  • Main Campus (Kuntokatu 3, 33210 Tampere)
  • Mediapolis (Tohlopinranta 31, 33270 Tampere)
  • Proakatemia (Finlaysoninkuja 21 A, 33210 Tampere)

The elections are conducted as proportional list system elections. That is, voters will vote not only the candidate but also their candidate list. The composition of the elected Council is determined by the popularity of the lists.

Electoral advertising may be carried out anywhere according to the Finnish law and TAMK’s and its campuses’ rules, except in the immediate proximity of the polling sites and the campuses’ IT facilities. Candidates’ election posters on Tamko’s notice boards must be stamped by the Students’ Union’s office. In uncertain cases, the Central Election Committee exercises its discretionary power regarding the removal of the advertisements. Requests for rectification concerning electoral registers must be submitted to Ilari Savikko, Chairperson of the Central Election Committee, by 17.10.2022 at 12.00 AM (ilari.savikko@tuni.fi)

Chairperson of the Central Election Committee Ilari Savikko 14.9.2022, Tampere