Elections Complaints

If you believe that a candidate or their campaign team has broken the candidate code of conduct, you can submit a complaint using the step-by-step process below.

If you would like to make a complaint about the administration of the election, you can do this by emailing rocomplaints@kclsu.org.

 

Terms:

Returning Officer: an external adjudicator whose role it is to oversee the elections and ensure they are free and fair.

Deputy Returning Officer: a senior member of KCLSU staff whose role it is to support the Returning Officer.

Code of conduct: rules about actions and behaviours during the elections process, which all candidates agree to when they nominate themselves.

For more detail, you can read the Elections Disciplinary Procedure in full.

If you’ve got any further questions about how the process works, get in touch at elections@kclsu.org.

 

Disciplinary outcomes: 

Ishita Gupta was disqualified from the Widening Participation Officer Election due to a breach of the Candidate Code of Conduct:

  • Attempts by candidate or campaign team to influence or interfere whilst a student is casting their vote