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LSSO Executive Elections 2021


LSSO Executive Elections 2021

Elections for LSSO Executive positions will be taking place during this year’s Annual General Meeting, which will be held on Thursday, June 17 at 7:00 PM. Candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate law program (e.g., JD, JD/MBA, or other related programs) at an Ontario law school during the 2021-2022 school year.

The 4 positions for election are:

(1) President;

(2) Vice-President (Internal);

(3) Vice-President (External);

(4) Equity Officer.

Candidates are elected in this order by LSSO Council. To learn more about each position and the LSSO’s governance structure, please review the LSSO constitution, available HERE. The constitution is also available under the "Resources" page on the LSSO website at www.lsso.ca.

Candidates may only run for one position. Candidates are welcome to contact Victor Turcanu, outgoing LSSO President, at president@lsso.ca for more information about their position of interest or with any questions about the election process.

Those interested in running for one of the above positions are required to send a 500 word platform to president@lsso.ca. Platforms must either be in English or in both English and French.

Candidates will have an opportunity to give a brief (2-3 minutes) speech during the AGM, and candidates will be given an opportunity to answer questions from Council. Any campaigning activity not listed above is strictly prohibited.

Platforms are due on Wednesday, June 2 at 11:59 PM. Late submissions will not be accepted. All confirmed candidates will be emailed after the deadline with more information on election procedures.

Guidelines for platform submissions:

  • Please include your email address;

  • 500 word limit (please include a word count);

  • Platforms should be submitted in a Word document;

  • Platforms must be in plain text. Graphics and photos are not permitted and will be removed;

  • Platforms must include a brief statement describing the candidate’s eligibility for election (i.e., year of study, degree program, name of law school);

  • Platforms must clearly indicate which position the candidate is running for;

  • Candidates may only run for one position.


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