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Democracy Committee

As a member of the Democracy Committee, you would be responsible for ensuring that LSESU functions in a democratic way, in line with our Articles of Association and bye-laws.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure that LSESU functions in a democratic way, in line with our Articles of Association
  • Agree dates, rules and regulations pertaining to elections and referenda
  • Nominate one of its members to act as the Returning Officer for elections
  • Nominate one of its members to act as Chair of Student Town Hall
  • Assist with promoting elections, Student Town Halls and other democratic structures
  • Ensure the Students' Union's democratic structures are open and accessible to LSE students
  • Attend all Student Town Halls
  • Review motions to be debated at Student Panels to ensure they work within the Students' Union's bylaws and governing documents

roles

There are 5 different roles within Democracy Committee, with each member being nominated for one of these:

  • Returning Officer
  • Student Town Hall Chair
  • Student Panel Chair
  • Democracy Committee Chair
  • Democracy Committee Spokesperson

Demoracy Commitee members can be undergraduates, postgraduates, or research students. We encourage international students to put themselves forward.