- Any candidate who wished to withdraw must do so by emailing the CRO no later than noon of the first day of campaigning.
- Posters may be posted around campus and must adhere to the following guidelines:
- Posters posted in BETHUNE COLLEGE may ONLY be posted on Bulletin Boards and nowhere else.
- Elsewhere, posters may only be posted on cement or brick walls, on Posting Boards.
- Posters MAY NOT be posted on any drywall or glass surfaces.
- Posters MAY NOT be posted in the Bethune College Council Office space.
- Candidates may not utilize any Bethune College Council or Bethune Head's Office materials.
- Failure to follow the aforementioned will result in penalization as deemed by the Bethune College Council and CRO.
- Posters deemed tasteless or degrading to other candidates will result in a penalization as deemed by the Bethune College Council and CRO.
- Posters being ripped down or defaced by another candidate will result in a disqualification from the election process.
- If any candidate finds a poster infraction (whether it be on their own poster or another candidates) had a duty to inform the CRO of such infraction. A candidate may take a picture and email it, along with the infraction site to the CRO.
- Posters must be taken down on the last day of voting. Failure to do so may result in a penalization as deemed by the Bethune College Council and CRO.
- Slates and parties are not present on posters.
- Campaigning methods that utilize online content (i.e. social media, email, etc.) must adhere to the following guidelines:
- Facebook Groups/Events may be utilized but must be created after the All Candidates Information meeting.
- Posts deemed degrading or harmful toward other candidates or toward the BCC will result in a penalization as deemed by the Bethune College Council and CRO.
- Posts deemed degrading or harmful by students affiliated with a candidate toward another candidate or toward the BCC will result in a penalization as deemed by the Bethune College Council and CRO.
- The use of emails sent out using York sanctioned, Bethune registered, or CNS registered listserv is strictly prohibited. Failure to comply will result in a disqualification from the election process.
- Posts may not be posted in Bethune affiliates Facebook groups. This includes the following groups and groups affiliated with: Bethune Athletics, Bethune College Council, Bethune Dragon Week and Bethune Residence. Failure to comply will result in a penalization as deemed by the Bethune College Council and CRO.
- Posts may not be posted from any Bethune affiliated Twitter accounts unless is it a general tweet about the elections as a whole. This includes the following twitter handles: @BethuneCollege, @DragonWeek20, @BethuneAthletes as well as any other Bethune-affiliated accounts. Failure to comply with result in a penalization as deemed by the Bethune College Council and CRO.
- Slates and parties are strictly banned.
- Class announcements are permitted; however, you must have approval or speak in front of a class by the professor beforehand to make such announcements.
- Candidates cannot pass around their own laptop/tablet/phone to another person to vote.
- Failure to abide by the aforementioned rules or concerns made by the CRO during the nomination period, campaigning period, and voting period will result in a penalization or disqualification of the candidate as deemed by the Bethune College Council and CRO.
NOTE: IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL CANDIDATES TO KEEP THEMSELVES AND THEIR CAMPAING ASSOCIATES INFORMED OF ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS.
- You will be added to an all candidates Facebook Group where information and updates will be posted. You may also use this group for questions you may have about election.
- Complaints of possible infractions of these rules must be brought to the attention of the CRO and evidence must be presented.
- All complaints must be reported by the last day of the voting period.
- The CRO will decide on all complaints and may choose to give a warning or other penalty. The decision can be appealed to BCC.
- Candidates running for the following positions (President, Executive Vice-President, Vice-President Communication, Vice-President Athletics) will prepare a 1-minute speech for the candidates’ debate and will be asked 2-3 questions upon completion of their speech by either the CRO of the audience.
- Candidates running for the following positions (GeneralMembers, FirstYearRepresentative) will be asked 2-3 questions regarding their position by either the CRO or the audience.
Helia Zamani Mortazavi (CRO): firstname.lastname@example.org