What are the GSS Executive Elections?

Once annually, during the early Winter term, the standing members of GSS will elect the Executives.

The Executives is comprised of:

  • President
    - Must have previously served a minimum of one term on GSS Board
  • Vice President Academic Affairs
  • Vice President Finance
  • Vice President University Affairs

The Executive serves from May 2024 – April 2025. Students must be enrolled all semesters, with no Co-op placements.

Elections Process

This is the high-level process for GSS Executive Elections. Read more about each step below.


Nomination Period: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 – Tuesday, March 5, 2024 @ 5:00 PM
All Candidates Meeting: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 @ 6:00 PM
Campaign Period: Wednesday, March 6, 2024 @ 12:01 AM – Monday, March 11, 2024 @ 11:59 PM
Voting Days: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 @ 9:00 AM – Wednesday, March 13, 2024 @ 6:00 PM
Appeal Period: Thursday, March 13, 2024 @ 7:00 PM – Saturday, March 16, 2024 @ 7:00 PM
GSS Ratification Meeting:

Voting Link: www.uwindsorgss.ca/vote

When can I vote and how?

Elections are completed electronically, which means each eligible voting member must cast their vote using the official secure online elections portal.

Members may vote by using their UWindsor credentials (UWin ID not student number), and only between the official elections/voting period:

Voting Days: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 @ 9:00 AM – Wednesday, March 13, 2024 @ 6:00 PM


The electoral process is under the purview of the Chief Returning Officer (CRO), who acts as an independent third-party to the GSS, mandated to coordinate all elections activities, publish elections communications, handle appeals, and respond to member and public inquiries regarding the process.

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