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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 Members' Meetings
  • Assist with promoting elections, Student Members' Meetings and other democratic structures
  • Ensure the Students' Union's democratic structures are open and accessible to LSE students
  • Attend all Student Members' Meetings
  • Review motions to be debated at Student Members' Meetings to ensure they work within the Students' Union's bylaws and governing documents

This role can be held by undergraduates, postgraduates, or research students. We encourage international students to put themselves forward.