Representative elections

It is time for representative council elections! 

In the Representative Council elections, 20 full representatives and 20 deputies are elected to the Student Union Representative Council. All SAMK students who have paid the SAMMAKKO membership fee in the autumn of 2021 or the academic year 2021–2022 are eligible to vote and eligible to vote.

The nomination period is from September 6 to October 4, 2021. Advance e-voting will begin on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. and the ballot box elections will be held on campuses from 1st to 3rd November 2021. The actual election day is Wednesday, November 3rd.

Nomination and electoral lists

In representative council elections, the candidate is nominated through an electoral list. The nomination period, ie the time when the lists can be announced for election, ends on Friday 4.10. at 12.00 pm. Candidates’ membership must be paid at the end of the nomination period.

The election list establishment form and the candidate commitment form are available on SAMMAKKO’s website and at SAMMAKKO’s offices before the start of the candidate nomination. Election list establishment forms and candidate commitment forms must be returned to SAMMAKKO’s offices by the end of the nomination on 12 October 2021 at 12:00, scanned by e-mail to or using the e-form provided for that purpose.

Announcement of the electoral list and submission of the candidate’s commitment electronically:

  1. Announce the election list and its contact person in good time to One notification from the list’s admin is sufficient.
  2. Candidate commitments can be submitted using the e-form here. The candidate’s personal commitment in the e-form replaces the paper candidate commitment form.
  3. After the end of the nomination period (Mon 4.10. at 12 noon), the student union representative will compile the electoral lists and the electoral list representative will sign the form electronically during Monday 4.10.

For more information, contact student union expert Laura Pullinen,

Electoral lists with admins:

Rakkaudesta restonomiin, contact Jonna Hautamäki,

PIO-list, contact person Aaro Ali-Hokka,

Tradet, contact person Christer Warén,

Pysti list, contact person Rasmus Hurmerinta,

Are you an electoral list admin? Notify Laura, the student union’s advisor, of your list by e-mail
The list was updated on September 12, 2021.

Election schedule:

🗓️ Nomination period from 2.9 at 9 am to 4.10 at 12 pm

🗓️ Preliminary electronic voting from 18.10 9 am to 31.10 12 pm

🗓️ The schedule for ballot box voting:

📍 Kuninkainen campus, Huittinen, 1.11 from 11 am to 2 pm
📍 Art school, Kankaanpää, 1.11 from 11 am to 2 pm
📍SAMK Campus Pori, 2–3.11 from 10 am to 3 pm
📍 SAMK Campus Rauma, 2–3.11 10 am to 3 pm

What is the Representative council?


The task of the Student Union Representative Council is to be the voice of the students in all decision-making.

The Representative Council exercises the highest decision-making power in the student union SAMMAKKO. It outlines what SAMMAKKO does and ensures that the wishes and needs of students are heard in the UAS community.

The task of the Representative Council is to guide the activities of the student union and decide on SAMMAKKO’s major lines and operational resources. The Representative Council approves, for example, SAMMAKKO’s action plan and budget yearly. In addition, the Representative Council annually elects the Student Union Board and student representatives to SAMK’s Board, the Degree Board and the Study Board.