Board of Deputies Elections

Take the opportunity to represent the views of Jewish students to the largest national Jewish community group. 

To apply you need just ONE nomination from a fellow student. 

Nominations close at UJS Conference, where speeches will be given by candidates in person or pre-recorded. 

Voting then closes on Monday 18th December 2023. 

Click here to learn more about the Board of Deputies


Campaign rules:

General campaigning rules 

  • No campaigning outside of the designated campaigning period  
  • No online campaigning on Shabbat
  • No negative campaigning against a candidate or any member of their campaign team – this means deliberately spreading negative information about someone or something to worsen the public image of the described 
  • You are responsible for the words and actions of your campaign team – their rule breaks will be punishable in the same way 
  • You must act in accordance with the Code of Conduct at all times  

Endorsement rules

  • No organisational endorsements (including JSocs)  
  • Only endorsements from current students are allowed 

Potential consequences

This is the list of the potential consequences for breaking an election rule. It is at the discretion of the Returning Officer to decide which is an appropriate match for the severity of the rule break. 

  • Reminder of the rules 
  • Written warning 
  • Second warning 
  • Final warning 
  • 12-hour ban from online campaigning 
  • 24-hour ban from online campaigning 
  • 72-hour ban from online campaigning 
  • Removal of candidacy  


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