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Representative council elections in a nutshell

The representative council elections of LTKY are held on the 7th and 8th of November 2017. In the elections 27 members of the representative council are chosen to the highest decision making organ of the student union. All under-graduate and post-graduate students are entitled to vote in the elections if they have paid the Student Union membership fee. All members of LTKY may also stand for election in the elections.

The voting system used in the elections is proportional representation. Two or more candidates may put up an electoral coalition, which can consist of a maximum of 27 candidates. These electoral coalitions are equivalent to parties in national elections.

The representative council elections have five different coalitions

  • SLUT Energia (SLUT-E)
  • Sininen Unioni (SIUN)
  • NEON (NEON)
  • Hunajakämmen (KTOKK)
  • LTKY Oikeat (LTKY Oikeat)

A Central Electoral Commission is responsible for organizing the elections and it will be selected by mid-September. The Student Union will also organize a variety of events where you can hear more about the representative council and what they do. Also a fair where candidates can present themselves to the voters will take place in the campus area. More precise timing of these events will be informed on LTKY’s website and other official communication channels.

  • 20th of September: Electoral lists will be published. You can find all eligible LTKY members from the lists. So remember to pay your membership fee on time!
  • 20th of September: The enrollment for being a candidate begins
  • 12th of October: The enrollment for being a candidate ends
  • 12h of October: The names and the voting numbers of the candidates will be published
  • 1th og  November: Pre-election days
  • 7th of  November and 8th of November: Election days
  • 8th of November: Election Night and the release of the results

Representative council election 2017 candidates and their voting numbers.

Coalition A.

KTOKK – HUNAJAKÄMMEN

2                           Juho Ukkola


3                           Teemu Hujanen


4                           Juuso Lindroos


5                           Nestori Mäntysaari


6                           Iikka Martikainen


7                           Väinö Friman


8                           Roope Ritala


9                           Johan Rahikainen


10                        Aleksi Kantoluoto


11                        Mikael Ekholm

Coalition B.

NEON – NEON

12                        Lauri Kumpulainen
13                        Aino Laineenoja
14                        Lotta Hietanen


15                        Maisa Aaltonen


16                        Peppiina Räisänen
17                        Larissa Riedler
18                        Valeri Tuunainen


19                        Roosa Karesjoki


20                        Marko Tikkanen
21                        Lauri Pyykkönen


22                        Henri Antikainen


23                        Lari Jyrhämä


24                        Pia Etelävuori


25                        Santeri Heiskanen


26                        Anna Hirsimäki
27                        Jenni Nuorala


28                        Valtteri Rautiainen


29                        Sara Anttila

Coalition C.

SLUT-E – STUDENTS OF LUT ENERGY

30                        Henri Mikkonen


31                        Olli Helppi


32                        Waltteri Skogberg


33                        Lassi Lehtisyrjä


34                        Hanna Kataja


35                        Tara Haikonen


36                        Lassi Onne


37                        Arttu Hämäläinen


38                        Siiri Jämsén


39                        Ville Kuusela


40                        Mari Pirtilä


41                        Aatu Mertakorpi


42                        Tuomas Juntunen


43                        Aatu Väänänen


44                        Sallamaarit Tiainen


45                        Miika Laurikainen

Coalition  D.

SIUN – SININEN UNIONI

46                        Joni Piiparinen


47                        Panu Laukkanen


48                        Petri Maaninen


49                        Kuisma Närhi


50                        Emma Laitinen
51                        Maija Luukka


52                        Kimi Översti


53                        Olli Kousa


54                        Vilma Saari


55                        Ida Mäkelä

Coalition E.

LTKY OIKEAT – LTKY OIKEAT

56                        Samuli Kantola


57                        Akseli Hakala
58                        Maija Kangasniemi

Union introductions

NEON  

NEON, representative of business students in Skinnarila brings knowledge of business, finances and strategy to the student union’s representative council. We make sure that the members of the biggest guild on campus are heard. Cooperation with engineering students is one of the cornerstones of our operations and with our actions we aim at influencing everyone to take also business students into consideration in decision making.

More information: Teemu Mankinen teemu.mankinen@student.lut.fi

SIUN – the Blue Union

The Blue Union represents the whole of Skinnarila – today and in the future. The Blue Union works on the behalf of all the students at the Skinnarila campus. We work as a link between the engineers and business students, aiming for optimized decisions that benefit all. We want to ensure that the student services, healthcare and events are developed to include international students now and in the future.

More information: Panu Laukkanen, panu.laukkanen@student.lut.fi

SLUT Energy

SLUT Energy is coalition for all students in Skinnarila. We listen our fellow students` opinions and influence decisions that concern representative council. It`s important for us to have lively campus and fun place to study.

More information: Eetu Hyyppä, eetu.hyyppa@student.lut.fi

KTOKK-Hunajakämmen

Hunajakämmen is a coalition formed mostly by mechanical engineering  studentsm which aim is to run mechanical enfineerindg students interest in LTKY representative council. Coalition is also known as KTOKK- which in Finnish is abbreviation for mechanical engineer student is everyone´s friend, which also describe the attitude toward the Skinnarila student community.

More information Juuso Raitila, juuso.raitila@student.lut.fi

 

LTKY Oikeat-LTKY Oikeat

LTKY Oikea is a coalition with a congressional value that has many candidates in various fields. In the Representative council elections 2017 , the main themes are individual and modern learning, accountability for student unions and the internationality of all degrees..

More information: Samuli Kantola, samuli.kantola@student.lut.fi

Forming a coalition 

If you don´t find any of the coalitions listed above suitable for you, but you are interested to apply for the representative councils elections, one can always form a new coalition.

  • Two or more candidates can form a coalition. Coalitions name and sign must be marked to the application form. You must also fill out the coalition foundation form, which can be found in the Student Unions office and website.
  • The coalition foundation form has to be delivered to the Student Union office by 9 of November at 15:00.

ELECTRICAL VOTING INSTRUCTIONS

LTKY will arrange  the 2017 Representative Council election for the first time electronically. Voting takes place via  Internet and voting is  possible from 1st of November at  9 am to the last election day 8th of November until 3 pm. The official voting station is located in the Student Union lobby and is open on the official voting days. In case of problems, electronical voting is guaranteed to be possible at the official voting station.

The administrator of the system guarantees that the vote will take place on the official election day at the official voting station on 7th and 8th  of November 9 am to 3 pm, but electronical voting is open from 1st to 8th of November. The electoral election is organized by the Central Electoral Commission and administrator of the Student Union.

In case of  failure in the system, the elections can be transferred  according to the decision of the Central Electoral Commission to the backup election days on November 14th  and 15th. If voting is blocked due to a failure of the electoral system, elections may be renewed. If the electronical voting is not possible, the Central Electoral Commission may decide to arrange the election with ballot box. In this case the Central Election Commission will give instructions on the Student Union’s website. If the electoral voting is interrupted for an unreasonably long period of time, the Central Election Commission will decide on further actions.

Provide sufficient time to vote. Remember to vote in peace and alone to secure election peace. Voting should happen at your own will, so do not vote under pressure.

Voting instructions

Log in to the voting system with your LUT-user account. In case of problem contact vaalit@ltky.fi.

Voting is possible at https://vaalit.ltky.fi

Log in to the system. Choose“Edustajistovaalit 2017”-tab and pick your candidate. System checks your vote twice: Pick a candidate who you wish to vote. Then click “Vote” and confirm your vote by clicking “Press again”.

After voting you can log in to the system but you cannot vote again or change your vote. If you want to confirm that your voting was successful, log in to the system. System will inform if you have used your vote.

If you encounter any problems please contact  vaalit@ltky.fi, or  yllapito@ltky.fi.

Candidates have a change to answer to voting which helps voter to find a suitable candidate. The voting aid is now open for voters. You can find the voting aid   http://www.ltky.fi/vaalikone

Standing for election for the elections 2017 has ended.

If you can find your name from the following list you are qualified for being a candidate.

Electoral list

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