Senate By-Election

WUSA 2021 Spring By-Election Results are In!

Learn more about your 2021-2022 Students' Council here

WUSA is one of the most active and influential student associations in Canada, and our Students’ Council & Senate members act as representatives and are the voice of uWaterloo undergrads.

Important Dates

Please check back here for future election dates. 

Nominee Resources

Know a social advocate who would make an awesome leader? Or do YOU want to drive change that affects the lives of students at uWaterloo and across Canada?  


Have specific questions about running for a WUSA Governance position? Email for more info and to chat with one of our current Exec directly. 

Feel free to reach out to your CRO for any questions we didn’t answer on this page! 

Considering running for a position?

Please review the nominations packages to learn more about the positions and your next steps!

President Nomination Package 2021-2022 (PDF)
Senate Environment President Nomination Package 2021-2022 (PDF)
Student's Council Nomination Package 2021-2022 (PDF)
VPED Nomination Package 2021-2022 (PDF)
VPOF Nomination Package 2021-2022 (PDF)
VPSL Nomination Package 2021-2022 (PDF)

Voting Information

Whether you’re on campus or off campus, we’ve made voting simple.

  • During the voting period, you can vote online at; or
  • This year all voting will be done online, no public in-person polling stations are available. If you are unable to vote online, please contact Chief Returning Officer (CRO) to discuss alternative ways of voting.

We use a ranked voting system for a fair and more representative election.

Allegations & Appeals

An Allegation is an accusation made that a candidate has done something wrong during the Election period. Allegations are in place to ensure that procedures are being followed and the election is fair. Candidates are disqualified if they reach 11 points - check out point values in Elections & Referenda Procedures in the WUSA library.

Appeals are requests from the alleged to change the Elections and Referenda Officer’s (ERO) official decision.

Find violation complaint and appeal forms, and view allegations on the Allegations & Appeals page, during active elections and/or referendums.

Allegations & Appeals