Election Rules

AJET National Council elections are as follows:

  1. JETs who are interested in running for an elected position on the AJET National Council (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Block/CIR Representative), are advised to read through the Application Rules and Guidelines carefully before submitting their applications.
  2. Once the deadline for application submissions has passed, all candidates’ platforms will be posted on the AJET website. Online voting for elected positions will begin on Monday, April 5th at 8:00 until Sunday, April 11th at 23:59.
  3. CAMPAIGNING IS NOT PERMITTED BEFORE Monday, April 5th at 8:00.
  4. The National Council’s Election Committee will collate the votes and determine the winners of each election. The results of the election will be posted within two weeks of the end of the election.
  5. Submissions made for Appointed Positions will be considered jointly by the outgoing holders of each position and the outgoing executive officers during the election period. Candidates for Appointed Positions will be informed of their application results by the end of April.

IMPORTANT NOTE: There is to be NO negative campaigning. Candidates should run on their merits and not attempt to create a negative environment for their competition. Any negative campaigning, even by third parties, can have consequences for candidates, possibly including disqualification from the election. If you have someone supporting you, make sure they do it in a positive and respectful manner.

Please Note:

The deadline for platforms to be submitted by email is 17:00 on Friday, April 2nd, 2021. NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • The National Council is not responsible for lost or misdirected platforms.
  • The Elections Officer, Robbie Lepp, will confirm that AJET has received your platform.

Important Dates:

Applications Open Monday, March 15th, 2021
Applications Close Friday, April 2nd, 2021 (5pm)
Election Opens Monday, April 5, 2021 (8:00am)
Election Closes Sunday, April 11th, 2021 (11:59pm)
Results Publicized Prior to Friday, April 23, 2021
Turnover Mid April-May 2021
New Term begins Tuesday, June 1st 2021

Any inquiries

Please send an email to .

Quick Election Links
Main Election Page
Election Rules
Elected Positions
Appointed Positions
Application Rules and Guidelines
Advice for Candidates
Platform Examples

AJET