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