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News: Voting is open for the 2015 USC election



Wednesday, February 11, 2015

It’s time to vote for your 2015-2016 student representatives! The University Students’ Council plays an important role in shaping the Western experience. Therefore, your participation in the selection of your student leaders is crucial. Furthermore, you also have the opportunity to vote on referendums regarding the funding of the Western Marching Band and Orientation Week.

Please take a few moments to visit and cast an informed vote!

Important Dates:
Polls Open: 8:00 a.m. - Tuesday, February 10
Polls Close: 8:00 p.m. - Wednesday, February 11
Election Results: 8:30 p.m. - Wednesday, February 11

Marching Band Referendum: (Yes or No)
“Would you support the establishment of a $0.50 student fee, to be adjusted annual with inflation, to be collected on behalf of the Western Marching Band?"

O-Pass Referendum: (Yes or No)
“Do you support the establishment of a $90.00 fee, to be adjusted annually as per the cost of the program thereafter, to be levied on all incoming students who are eligible to participate in Orientation Week? The mandatory fee will not be levied on upper year students, and replaces the past practice of selling an O-Kit to incoming students.”

Electable Candidates:
- Executive Slate (1)
- USC Councillor(s)
- Faculty President (1)
- Senator-at-Large (1)
- Faculty Senator (1)
- Board of Governors Rep (1)
- LYAC Western Councillor (1)

For more candidate information, visit  

For any additional inquiries, please contact:
Emerson Tithecott
Vice-President Communications
University Students’ Council

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