Single Transferable Voting


If you've not voted in a Students' Union election before, you might not have used Single Transferable Voting (or Alternative Transferable Voting) before.

STV means that you can rank your candidates of preference - so you can say who you would like to win if your first choice (or second, third...) is eliminated from the count.

This video from the NUS explains the voting, and how we count the vote:

If you have any questions about STV, please contact Ian Bruce (Deputy Returning Officer, irb2@le.ac.uk) who will be happy to explain!