MACES Elections

MACES ELECTIONS has the main responsibility of running referenda and elections within MACES.

MACES ELECTIONS is run autonomously from the MACES Board of Directors to avoid any conflicts of interest. Elections are held on a regular basis for positions on the MACES Executive Board of Directors.  

MACES ELECTIONS’ mandate is to run accountable elections for members of MACES and to make sure that all students have an equal chance to vote, and that all candidates follow electoral procedures that are in place to ensure fair elections.

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Why you should run in the Elections?

Become a student leader and join the dynamic and fun team of the MACES Executive Board of Directors! This is a unique opportunity to get more involved with university life and the McGill community and to put your professional skills to good use by improving the academic and social experience of everyone at the McGill School of Continuing Studies (SCS).
Plus, it makes a great addition to your CV!

How to Run

The nomination process involves 3 easy steps. To learn the details on how to run, who is eligible, and to see the list of all required documents, please click on the button below.


Get familiar with the elections process


Tell us about yourself

Tell us why you should be elected, what makes you the ideal candidate, and what you want to do to make a difference for Continuing Studies students? Your platform should be no more than 500 words. We will also need a clear headshot and a copy of your resume.


Send your application

Candidates interested in running in the elections must submit their online Nomination Form and upload the required documents by the application deadline (Sun, April 21, 2024). 

To validate your candidacy, you will also need to ask 5 fellow students (currently enrolled in a program at SCS) to support your application, by filling out the Candidate Support Form below.

Elections Nomination Form

Support a Candidate Running in the Elections

If you are a current student supporting a candidate’s nomination please complete this online Candidate Support Form.

Support a Candidate

By-Elections Winter 2024

By-Election Timeline

NOMINATION PERIOD: April 3 – 21, 2024

CAMPAIGN & VOTING PERIOD: April 22 – May 5, 2024

MEET THE CANDIDATES (Virtual): Wednesday, April 24, 2024, Noon

Vacant Positions

President (effective September 2, 2024)

View MACES Board Position Profiles

How to Vote

Voting is done electronically through an external link during the voting period. All registered SCS students who pay the MACES fee are eligible to vote by using their student ID. Students get notified via email once the voting period is open (See above for dates). Voting is done in two easy steps and takes only 2 minutes.