Student Union Politics
In the election that take place every spring, different parties are competing to get as many seats as possible in the Student Union Representative Assembly, the Student Union's highest decision making organ. The Student Union Representative Assembly has 41 seats and decides, among other things, who will be President and Vice President of the Student Union.
All members of SUS have the right to candidate in the election, but only registered parties has the right to nominate candidates. Therefore, if you’d like to candidate, either register your own party or become member in a already existing party and search for a nomination.
To vote, all you need is to become a member in the Student Union three weeks before the election starts.
The student union election is important to you as a student. The result affects a variety of things, such as which educational policy issues will be prioritized, which student discounts that will be offered and what services the student union will offer you next year.
Don't forget to vote!
Student Union Election 2016
Results for the Student Union Election of 2016
Vänsterns studentförbund came out as the most popular party in the election.
The different parties got following percentage of the votes and seats in the Representative Assembly:
Vänsterns studentförbund 234 9
Studentpartiet 195 7
Fi-studenter SU 223 8
Borgerlig opposition 94 3
Liberala studenter 89 3
Moderata studenter Stockholms universitet 148 5
S-studenter 174 6
As no single party got majority, the parties will now be negotiating between themselves to form a coalition. In the beginning of June, the new board with President and Vice President will be presented.
Totally 1166 students of the 12 798 that qualified to vote, he Student Union Election a voting participation of 9,11 percent.