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22,7 % have voted in the Representative Council Elections

18.10.2011

Approximately 22,7 per cent of of those entitled to vote have now voted in the Representative Council Elections of the Student Union.

On the actual voting days on 18–19 October, you can use your vote on the four campuses of the University of Helsinki at altogether 12 voting stations and additionally in the offices of the University of Helsinki in Lahti and Vaasa.

The Representative Council Elections have 617 candidates this year. This is almost three hundred candidates less than in the previous elections of 2009 (908 candidates). Altogether 10 coalitions have set candidates. The exact numbers of candidates are available on the election site of the Student Union on hyy.fi/vaalit.

The election results will be clear at the election night party at the Old Student House (Mannerheimintie 3) late on Wednesday night on 19 October. The election night party will begin at 6pm and everyone is welcome.