Nominations Open for #LYElects

Nominations are now open for Liberal Youth’s annual elections.

This means that any Liberal Youth member may put themselves forward for any position on Liberal Youth’s Federal Executive or its committees. We are also simultaneously running the elections for IR Cymru/Liberal Youth Wales, however elections for Liberal Youth England and Liberal Youth Scotland will be held in the new year.


If you wish to stand for any of these positions please email your nomination, to our Returning Officer, Caron, at [email protected] by 8pm on Sunday 6th September. Any nominations received after this time will not be accepted. Your nomination must include:

• Name

• Membership Number

• Local Party

• Position standing for

• Email Address

• Mobile Number

• Postal Address

• The written consent of the candidate to be nominated for election

The Returning Officer must also receive, by the close of nominations, from each candidate a manifesto no larger than one side of A5. This may include any artwork you wish but if it contains any endorsements must be accompanied by written verification of the individual providing the endorsement. Two people may stand jointly for a job share for any of these roles, for more details please see the Liberal Youth constitution or contact me.

The positions available for election are:

Executive Committee

• Chair

• Vice Chair

• Events Officer

• Campaigns Officer

• Communications Officer

• Finance Officer

• Membership Development Officer

• International Officer

• Policy Officer

• Non Portfolio Officer

• Welfare and Access Officer

Committee Roles

• 2x Conference Committee Members

• 4x International Committee Members

• 2x Policy Committee Members

• 2x Campaigns Committee Members

Full job descriptions for the positions, as well as election rules and regulations can be found in the Liberal Youth Constitution at If you have any questions about the positions, please do not hesitate to contact outgoing Chair, Alex Harding at [email protected] who’ll be able to answer any questions you might have about time commitments and travel reimbursements.

Liberal Youth Wales/IR Cymru

Chair of IR Cymru
Vice Chair/Treasurer
Policy Officer
Branch Officer
Communications Officer
Campaigns Officer
Non Portfolio Officer

All members for that we have an email address for, will be sent a link to their ballot paper on Sunday 13th September. If we do not have an email address for you, you will receive a postal ballot. Please note that we require an individual email address for every member. We are aware that there are some members who share an email address. If this applies to you, and you each wish to receive an electronic ballot paper, you should notify me with an alternate email address by the close of nominations.

Voting will be open until 8pm on Sunday 27th September.

If you have any questions about the election process please email Caron at [email protected]

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