Elections & Democracy Committee


The SU Elections & Democracy Committee oversees the planning and execution of SU elections, as well as reviewing SU political policy. Membership is for 12 months or an academic year and the committee meet no less than twice a year, fortnightly in term 2. All decisions are made by simple majority vote with the Chairperson reporting regularly to the SU Leadership Team on budget and participation (candidates, voters, attendees at referendum debates etc.).

SU Elections & Democracy Committee Roles:

  • SU Student Voice Chairperson
  • SU Presidents
  • 2 Executive Officers
  • Senior returning Officer - Appointed by Elections & democracy committee & agreed by the SU board – may be an NUS rep, member of institutional staff, FXU Chief Exec or member of Elections & democracy committee
  • Deputy Returning Officer - Director of Student Voice (must be included in ballot for every decision concerning elections)

Note: No member of the Elections & Democracy Committee can stand in SU elections or participate in an SU elections campaign team

If you would like more info on this committee or anything else relating to student voice, email studentvoice@fxu.org.uk