Voting in the Service Group Executive elections

UNISON’s Service Group Executive elections are just days away.

Members of Southampton District Branch are eligible to vote for positions in Local Government and Higher Education.

Head to the UNISON National Website for a list of candidates in contested and non-contested seats.

Information on what Service Groups are, and how they fit into UNISON’s democratic structure can be found here.

How to vote

The despatch of ballot papers to members will begin on 23 April 2018. If you have not received a ballot paper by 30 April please contact UNISONDirect on 0800 0 857 857.

Members will be able to vote by post or online.

Ballot papers will be sent to members’ home or other notified address. Members will be provided with a pre-paid envelope for the return of the ballot paper to the Independent Scrutineer.

To vote online members should go to: and follow the online instructions. However, members will require their two-part security code which will be sent to them in the post with their hard copy ballot papers.

The deadline for receipt of ballot papers by the Independent Scrutineer, or for votes to be cast online is 5pm on Friday 25 May 2018.

The result will be available on 12 June 2018 and the successful candidates will take office at the close of National Delegate Conference 2018.