Student elections play a major role in developing our relationship with democracy. How can we make student government in Canada more relevant, engaging and inspiring?

As Canadians continue to lose faith in our elected governments and voter turnout continues to decline at all levels – how can we transform student government into a role model, leading by example and providing a positive alternative to democratic decline?






University of Waterloo Federation of Students STV (proportional) Motion moved by Elizabeth McFaul and Jesse McGinnis in 2013. Adopted unanimously.
University of Toronto Graduate Students Union Ranked Ballots (majority) Adopted 2013
University of Toronto Engineering Society STV (proportional)  
Queens Student Union Ranked Ballots (majority)  
Wilfred Laurier Student Union (WLUSU) Ranked Ballots (majority)  
McMaster Student Union (MSU) Ranked Ballots (majority)  
University of Toronto Trinity College Single-member majority + Multi-member positions  Bylaws (see section 11)
Western University Students' Council (USC) Ranked Ballots (majority) Gazette article (Jan 2021)

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commented 2014-01-25 12:42:52 -0500 · Flag
Here at Camosun College in Victoria BC we recently adopted ranked ballots for our voting.