Election dates and schedules

All elections by Congregation take place in Week Seven and Week Eight of term. This is because the University legislation (i.e. the Statutes and Regulations) requires that (1) elections be held in full term, and (2) there be at least 49 days notice between the publication of the vacancy in the Gazette and the election date itself.

By custom, elections are always held on a Thursday and, to avoid duplication of effort and costs, the main election date is Thursday of Week Seven.

General Election Schedule

VACANCIES

More information about the publication of vacancies

Activity

For elections on Thursday, Week 7

For elections on Thursday, Week 8

First [Main] Deadline for Secretaries to notify the Elections Office of vacancies for election:

noon, Friday, Week 5 of preceding Term

noon, Friday, Week --1 [i.e. one week before Week 0]

First Notice of Vacancies published in the Gazette:

Thursday, Week 7 of preceding Term

Thursday, Week 1

Final [Emergency] Deadline for Secretaries to notify the Elections Office of vacancies for election:

noon, Friday, Week --2 [i.e. two weeks before Week 0]

noon, Friday, Week --1 [i.e. one week before Week 0]

Final Notice of Vacancies published in the Gazette:

Thursday, Week 0

Thursday, Week 1

 

NOMINATIONS

More information about the nominations

Activity

For elections on Thursday, Week 7

For elections on Thursday, Week 8

Nominations published on-line (as received and processed) from:

Thursday, Week 0

Thursday, Week 1

Nominations first published in the Gazette (and weekly thereafter) from:

Thursday, Week 1

Thursday, Week 2

Internal Deadline for Secretaries to submit Nominations:

4:00 pm, Thursday, Week 2

4:00 pm, Thursday, Week 3

Close of Nominations:

4:00 pm, Thursday, Week 3

4:00 pm, Thursday, Week 4

Final Nominations published in the Gazette:

Thursday, Week 5

Thursday, Week 6

 

RESULTS OF NOMINATIONS RECEIVED

More information about the results of nominations received

Activity

For elections on Thursday, Week 7

For elections on Thursday, Week 8

published on-line:

Notice of Contested Elections (incl. Candidates' Statements)

Notice of Uncontested Elections (candidates deemed elected from nominations received)

Notice of Lapsed Vacancies (for which no nominations have been received)

Thursday, Week 4

Thursday, Week 5

 

CONTESTED ELECTIONS

More information on contested elections

Activity

For elections on Thursday, Week 7

For elections on Thursday, Week 8

Voting papers dispatched from the University Offices by:

Tuesday, Week 5

Tuesday, Week 6

published in the Gazette:

Notice of Contested Elections (incl. Candidates' Statements)

Thursday, Week 5

Thursday, Week 6

 

RESULTS OF NOMINATIONS RECEIVED

Activity

For elections on Thursday, Week 7

For elections on Thursday, Week 8

published in the Gazette:

Notice of Uncontested Elections (candidates deemed elected from nominations received)

Notice of Lapsed Vacancies (for which no nominations have been received)

Thursday, Week 5* or Thursday, Week 6

 

*indicates early publication where possible (excludes Trinity Term)

Thursday, Week 6* or Thursday, Week 7

 

CONTESTED ELECTIONS

Activity

For elections on Thursday, Week 7

For elections on Thursday, Week 8

Close of Ballots (voting papers to be returned to the Election Office before):

4:00 pm, Thursday, Week 7

4:00 pm, Thursday, Week 8

Results of Contested Elections published on-line:

Friday, Week 7 -- Monday, Week 8

Friday, Week 8 -- Monday, Week 9

Results of Contested Elections published in the Gazette:

Thursday, Week 8

Thursday, Week 9

 

Contact the Elections Officer


For further information, please email Shirley Mulvihill.

University of Oxford elections


For general information on the election(s) to a specific committee see this list

or, select the constituency from the list below

 
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