Supplementary Elections FAQs

Please note that this page will be updated with more information as we receive more questions and advance in the process. 

  1. Why are we having Supplementary elections?

At the last elections, some CUALA leadership positions were vacant. The Supplementary elections aim to provide for a run-off election to fill these vacant offices. 

  1. Who are the candidates running for these positions and how did we get to the final list of candidates?

Please click here to see the candidates running for office at the Supplementary Elections.

There was a call for Eagles to nominate themselves and/or other Eagles into the offices open for elections. The nominated Eagles were screened and those were eligible either accepted or declined their nominations. Please follow this link to see the comprehensive list of nominees and candidates. 

  1. What are the eligibility criteria for the vacant positions?

Click here to view eligibility criteria for all the positions.

  1. Who can vote at the supplementary elections?

Every Eagle who registered to vote at the 2023 CUALA elections will be able to vote. Those who didn’t register, can register here to vote before registration closes on Wednesday, April 3rd 2024. 

  1. How can I check if I already registered to vote?

If you are registered to vote, you’ll have received an email from CUALA and Election Runner, which would have confirmed your registration details. Depending on when you registered to vote, you could have received this email in September 2023 or April 2024. 

The registration portal has also been set up to flag duplicate registrations. If you registered previously, you will receive a message if you try to register again. 

  1. When will the supplementary elections hold?

    Click here to view the dates and timelines for the supplementary election process. 
  1. Is it compulsory to vote for all offices?

No. Eagles will be able to opt out of voting for specific offices if they choose to. 

All registered voters will only be able to view and vote for candidates that apply to them.

  • Every Eagle will have the option to vote for the President
  • In addition, Eagles who graduated in 2009, 2021 and 2022 will each have the option to vote for their respective Flight Leads 
  • In addition to the above, Eagles who confirmed their location as Abuja, Canada or the USA while registering to vote will also have the option to vote for their Chapter Leads respectively. 
  1. How will the winners be determined?

For positions that have two or more candidates, the winner will be determined by a simple majority of voters.

For positions that are unopposed, the candidate must obtain a minimum of 40% of the total votes cast by their voting population.