Representative elections are here again! New Representative Council of Student Union of Lappeenranta University of Technology (LTKY) will be elected between 20.9-6.11. Influence with your vote!
ELECTRICAL VOTING INSTRUCTIONS
LTKY will arrange the 2019 Representative Council election electronically. Voting takes place via Internet and voting is possible from the 22nd of October at 9 am to the last election day the 6th of November until 3 pm. The official voting station is located in the Student Union House lobby and is open on the official voting days 5.-6.11. from 9 am to 3 pm. In case of problems, electrical 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 the 5th and 6th of November 9 am to 3 pm, but electrical voting is also open from the 22nd of October to the 6th of November at least from about 9 am to 11 pm. The electrical election is organized by the Central Electoral Committee and the 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 Committee to the backup election days on November 12th and 13th. If voting is blocked due to a failure of the electoral system, elections may be renewed.
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.
Log in to the voting system with your LUT-user account. In case of problem contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Voting is possible at https://vaalit.ltky.fi
Log in to the system. Choose “Edustajistovaalit 2019” -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”. When you have voted, click “Sign out” and close the window.
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Representative Election 2019 candidates.
GT – Gininen Tulevaisuus
2 Kuisma Närhi
3 Ida Mäkelä
4 Mika Kuittinen
5 Eemeli Kettunen
6 Vilma Mäkitalo
7 Olli Kousa
8 Noora Rautio
9 Topias Suikula
10 Lassi Onne
11 Joonas Suikula
12 Roni Juntunen
13 Heikki Lohilahti
14 Henna Pekkala
15 Iita Hinkkanen
16 Katri Kankaanpää
17 Markus Latvakoski
18 Ella Toimela
19 Taru Mankinen
20 Kuisma Saariaho
21 Olivia Kuronen
22 Essi Lehikoinen
23 Eero Tuomaala
SLUT-E – Students of LUT Energy
24 Miika Laurikainen
25 Kirsi Nieminen
26 Hanna Lento
27 Erik Kuitunen
28 Samuli Kantola
29 Senni Auvinen
30 Vili Seppälä
Spur-GUT – Opiskelijoiden asialla
31 Topias Parviainen
32 Ari Halonen
NEON – NEON
33 Meerimaria Ketokulta
34 Riina-Emilia Leppänen
35 Aino Juurikkala
36 Aino Laine
37 Taika Sipponen
38 Pia Etelävuori
KTOKK – Hunajakämmen
39 Juho Ukkola
40 Väinö Friman
41 Nestori Mäntysaari
42 Johan Rahikainen
43 Saku Tuominen
PI – Put In
44 Anna Nikitina
45 Gilbert Teklevchiev
OK – Opiskelevat kokoomuslaiset
46 Jere Parviainen
47 Elna Arokivi
Timetable for elections
20.-27.9. The electoral list can be found at the Student Union office
20.9. Election registration begins
1.10. Claims for the electoral list must be submitted to the Central Election Committee
7.10. Get to know Representative Council – Sauna evening
14.10. Nomination ends at 3 pm
15.10. The nominees and the candidates’ numbers will be published
22.10. The official polling place and time will be published
22.10. The pre-election begins (electrical voting starts)
29.10. Election Fair -event 29.10. 11-13 University Lobby: Facebook-event
5.-6.11. The official election days 5.-6.11. Student Union building
6.11. Election night -event and publication of results 6.11. 18-21 Cafe Bar G
More information will be updated on this page.
The Representative Council is the highest decision-making body of the Student Union and meets approximately once a month. The Representative Council elects a Board for the Student Union and appoints student representatives. Chooses the student representatives for the LUT University, LOAS and FSHS administrations and decide the amount of the membership fee and approve the budget. In addition, the Representative Council decides on the broad lines when LTKY expresses its opinion on, for example, education policy.
All eligible LTKY members are listed in the LTKY Representative Council Election List.
Eligibility means that you have the right to vote and to sign up as a candidate in council elections.
If your name is not on the electoral roll, you will not be able to vote or stand for election.
The electoral list is available at the Student Union office
September 20th to 27th 2019 during office hours.
If you are unsure of your eligibility, check it from Monday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm and Fridays from 10am to 2pm at the LTKY office. If you cannot get there, you can contact the Central Election Commission Secretary.
If after an inspection, we find that your name is not on the electoral list, but you believe you are eligible, you must file a written appeal. You can ask the office or the Central Election Committee secretary for more information.
Central Election Committee secretary
044 293 8825
Forming a coalition
If you don’t find any of the coalitions 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 (in Finnish).
- The coalition foundation form has to be delivered to the Student Union office by 14th of October at 15:00.
You can apply for the nomination in the Representative Council elections by submitting your candidate registration to the LTKY office in accordance with the LTKY election rule before 14.10. 3:00 p.m.
For more information about joining electoral coalitions, contact coalition representatives.
Read more on the Coalitions tab.
You can apply using the Candidate Application Form 2019 (Ehdokkaaksi-ilmoittautumislomake 2019).
You can check your eligibility at the Student Union office.
See the Electoral eligibility tab for more information.
For further information on the procedure, please contact Peppiina Räisänen, Chairman of the Central Election Commission, at email@example.com
Please note, that the Student Union’s official language is Finnish.
Instructions for the LTKY Representative Council elections for students in Lahti and Turku
LUT students from Lahti and Turku can sign up as candidates in the representative elections of the Student Union of the Lappeenranta University of Technology with the normal customs.
- Check your eligibility at the Student Union office in Lappeenranta or contact the Central Election Committee secretary during the opening hours of the LTKY office
- Fill in the nomination form (learn more on the Sign up as a candidate tab)
- Please return the form to LAMKO office in Lahti or TYY office in Turku according to opening hours – you are also welcome to return the form to Lappeenranta LTKY office!
Enrollment ends 14.10. See more in the Election timetable tab.
LAMKO office open:
Student Union of Lahti University Of Applied Sciences, LAMKO
NiemiCampus, A-wing, 1st floor
TYY service desk open:
Mon-Wed and Fri 10-11 & 12-14
The Student Union of the University of Turku, TYY
Student house A, 1st floor
Rehtorinpellonkatu 4 A
LTKY office open:
Student Union of Lappeenranta University Of Technology
Student Union House