SATUK 2015/2016 General Elections

Date: 
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 09:45

NOTE:

  • THE DEADLINE MUST BE OBSERVED AND NO ACTION AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL BE CONSIDERED
  • ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD OBSERVE ARTICLE 13(D): QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES FOR ELECTION.
  • Kindly obtain nomination papers by filling online forms, printing and submitting to various offices as indicated on the forms (forms II- VII). The online forms should be accessed through the student portal (portal.tukenya.ac.ke).

(To download from 8th September 2015).

  • Returning of duly completed (form I) nomination papers to Director, Student Support Services office on or before Thursday 17th September, 2015 at 10.00 a.m. and forms (II- VI) to be returned by respective schools on the same date.
  • Vetting of candidates by electoral committee from 18th September, 2015 and their names pinned on the notice boards on 21st September, 2015.
  • Congress to be dissolved by the Speaker through a motion tabled by the Chairman two weeks before elections on 18th September, 2015 )
  • Thursday 1st October,2015 – All aspirants will be addressed by Deputy Vice chancellor – ARS in the Main Hall from 3.00 p.m. ( Only Aspirants)
  • The TUK Great Debate: Venue – Main Hall on Wednesday 7th October, 2015 at 2.30pm for only aspirants vying for Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Secretary General.
  • Campaigns begin on Monday 28th Sept, 2015 to Thursday 6th October, 2015 during the day (Main Campus - Red Square) not at the Administration Block or out of Campus premises.
  • The Students’ Council shall consist of:
    • Chairman
    • Deputy Chairman
    • Secretary General
    • Finance Secretary
    • Academic Secretary
    • Constitutional Affairs Secretary
    • Special Needs Secretary
    • Gender Secretary
    • Social Welfare Secretary
    • Sport Secretary
    • 15 School Representatives [male and female in each school]
    • Hostel Representatives
  • Election Venue - [As per school] and Mode of voting – Secret ballot.
  • Venue for Hostel Representatives ( Respective hostels from 6.00a.m)
  • Date and Time of voting – Thursday 8th October 2015 from 6.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
  • Candidates agentsOne (1) agent per candidate per polling station and whose name must be submitted in Form II to the Director, Student Support Services office by 30th September, 2015 for accreditation.
  • Voters – All bona fide members i.e. students who are fully paid up members of the union and hold an original university Identity Card.
  • Ballot papers will be issued to the voters on the Election Day.
  • Counting of votes will commence immediately the voting is completed at 5.00 p.m.
  • Witnessing of vote counting will be by one agent per candidate per polling station.
  • Declaration of results will be done immediately the vote counting is completed at the polling station.
  • Final election results will be announced by the Returning Officer after tallying, at the Red Square.

Friday 9th October, 2015- Swearing in ceremony of newly elected officials will be presided over by the Vice Chancellor- Lecture Theatre at 10.00 a.m.

ELECTORAL BOARD/ DIRECTOR, STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES