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The LSESU Elections are one of the most important dates in the calendar. This is an opportunity to nominate yourself to represent others or vote for your favourite candidate.

About the elections

Your student reps shape LSESU's work, influence LSE decision making committees and impact your student experience. Running for a rep position is one of the best ways to have your say on how your Students' Union is run and create change at LSE - it's also a valuable source of professional work experience.

We run elections twice a year; during Michaelmas Term in October and during Lent Term in March.

Michaelmas Term Elections 2021

Available Roles

We are electing a range of positions, from a paid part-time Sabbatical Officer role, to voluntary Part-Time Officer positions. We're also electing a range of committee and board positions, too.

If you're a postgraduate student who wants to run for a position but you're worried about whether it will impact your studies, get in touch with us at

Sabbatical Officer (Paid)

Postgraduate Students' Officer

Part-Time Officers

Graduate Teaching Assistant Rep Anti-Racism Officer Postgraduate Research Students' Officer Mature and Part Time Students' Officer International Students' Officer

All Other Positions

Member of Academic Board x2 Member of Democracy Committee NUS Delegates x3 Athletics Union Engagement Officer General Course President Society Network Chairs x3

Voting has now closed

Voting has now closed in the Michaelmas Term elections.

No elections are currently running

Useful Information

Get in the know

Elections Rules Document

We've prepared some Frequently Asked Questions about the elections process and a guide on campaigning digitally, which you may find useful!

Frequently Asked Questions

Guidance on running your campaign digitally

Key dates

  • 4 October, 10am: Nominations Open
  • 14 October, 5pm: Nominations Close
  • 20 October: Campaigning Begins
  • TBC: Candidate Question Time
  • 25-28 October: Voting
  • 28 October: The Results

We'll provide a more in-depth timeline for candidates soon

Support from us

  • We'll give you support on how to run a campaign
  • We're running workshops on campaigning
  • We'll help you reach students with your campaign
  • We'll be on hand to provide support and guidance

Making a Complaint

In order to make a complaint, it must be submitted to the Returning Officer. If you wish to make a complaint about the conduct of a candidate, please email All complaints must be submitted before 4pm, 28 October

Past Results

2020-21 Results 2019-20 Results 2018-19 Results