Information Services

Electoral Voting Service

The Electoral Voting Service delivers a secure and reliable balloting process for University Elections. The process is delivered by our partner Civica Election Services and uses a secure transferable voting system, approved by University Court and conforms to Electoral Reform Society guidelines for single / multi-seat elections.


Once setup, voting is provided in Civica's online voting platform. Postal ballots can also be sent if required.

Availability and entitlement

This service is available for staff elections. Student elections are provided by Edinburgh University Students' Association.

Using the Electoral Voting Service

Election providers can request to use Online Voting in an election here.

Help and support

For help and advice with any IS service, please contact the IS helpline.