General Elections 2015 for the Alumni Association of BRACU University (AABRACU) is scheduled to be held on April 24 and 25, 2015. All alumni from the 1st to the 9th Convocation from all departments who have completed undergraduate and/or post graduate/masters from BRAC University are requested to complete registration within APRIL 22, 2015 and exercise their voting rights.
Important links and documents:
[ Registration | Nomination criteria | Election campaign guidelines ]
Important dates and deadlines:
1. Alumni Registration
Online registration is essential for all alumni in order to vote or to make nominations for the upcoming General Elections 2015.
Time line: Voter registration will continue till APRIL 22, 2015 [Registration link]
2. Nomination Submission/ Withdrawal
According to the nomination criteria as detailed in the website, one registered alumni can seek nomination against one specific position through online system. Detailed nomination criteria are available here.
Time line: March 16 - April 7, 2015
Nomination opens: March 16, 2015
Nomination closes: April 7, 2015
3. Nomination Declaration
Election Commission will verify candidates seeking nomination and declare valid nominations on April 8, 2015.
Timeline: April 8, 2015
4. Election Campaign
After declaration of all validly nominated candidates, they will be able to run an election campaign in accordance with the guidelines for election campaign. Detailed campaign guidelines are available here.
Campaign starts: April 8, 2015 (followed by Nomination Declaration) (Bangladesh Standard Time)
Campaign closes: April 23, 2015 (by 10:00 PM) (Bangladesh Standard Time)
5. Online Voting Process
Every valid voter will be provided with a unique login password sent to his/her email address. Voters will have to vote for every single position. "NO VOTE" option will be available against each position. Votes can be cast online from any location. Voting facility will be open for 48 hours to suit all global time zones.
Campaign closes: 10:00 PM; April 23, 2015 (Bangladesh Standard Time)
Online voting opens: 12:00 AM; April 24, 2015 (Bangladesh Standard Time)
Online voting closes: 11:59 PM; April 25, 2015 (Bangladesh Standard Time)
6. Result Declaration
Election Commission will declare final results on April 26, 2015.