Returning Officer220.127.116.11 A Returning Officer and at least two Scrutineers shall be appointed by the bodt concerned before an election takes place. If no appointment is made or possible, an Executive Officer, as may be nominated by the Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive from time to time, shall appoint a Returning Officer and Scrutineers.
Timetable11.2.1 The timetable of an election shall be determined by the body whose membership is at issue. At least seven working days’ notice shall be given to all entitled to vote.
18.104.22.168 The Returning Officer shall publish the timetable for the election and call for nominations of people eligible and willing to stand. A nomination must be proposed and seconded in writing by qualified electors, and the person nominated must confirm in writing to the Returning Officer willingness to serve. The closing date for nominations shall be at least seven working days after the distribution of notices.
22.214.171.124 In the case of the election of members of staff, the announcement of the election shall be made by the circulation of notices (either by post or by email) to all entitled to vote.
126.96.36.199 The Returning Officer shall publish a list of valid nominations as soon as possible (either by email to constituents or by posting it on an appropriate website).
Method of Voting
188.8.131.52 Voting shall be by the single transferable vote system, the detailed procedure to be determined by an Executive Officer as may be nominated by the Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive from time to time.
184.108.40.206 Each elector shall be provided with a ballot paper listing the candidates in alphabetical order and giving instructions on voting procedure. Electors should be required to have registered their votes no less than a week after the issue of the ballot papers.
220.127.116.11 At the completion of voting the Returning Officer shall count the votes and record the results, these being checked by the Scrutineer(s).
18.104.22.168 All records of the election shall be retained until the results are reported to the body concerned and it has accepted the results of the election, after which they shall be destroyed.
22.214.171.124 Any case of alleged irregularity shall be investigated by persons appointed by the body concerned.
126.96.36.199 The results of the election shall be published (either via an email to constituents or by posting them on an appropriate website).
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