01/06/2022

The second-round vote in the elections for rector runs from 1 to 3 June at 10 a.m.

The candidates are Josep Pallarès and María José Figueras. The result will be announced on 3 June at 10.45

Josep Pallarès and María José Figueras, candidates in the second round of elections for rector.

This Wednesday at 10 a.m. electronic voting began for the URV to decide who will be the next rector of the University. It is the second round of the elections, which will finish on Friday 3 June at 10 a.m. after none of the three candidates obtained more than 50% of the votes cast in the first round.

Josep Pallarès, who obtained 45.75% of the weighted vote, and María José Figueras, who obtained 35,46%, are the two candidates who go head-to-head in this second round.

Access to the electronic vote can be found at the elections website. To vote, members of the University use their credentials for accessing the URV’s digital services from any computer or mobile device. Electronic voting points have also been set up in the learning and research centres on all campuses.

A total of 18,497 people from 13 different electoral districts and of variable voting power are eligible to vote:

Group Census Weight of the vote Electoral district
Permanent teaching staff 480 51% Bellisens Campus and Vila-seca Campus

Catalunya Campus

Sescelades Campus

Other teaching and research staff 1.972 12% Bellisens Campus and Vila-seca Campus

Catalunya Campus

Sescelades Campus

Students 15.349 20% Bellisens Campus and Vila-seca Campus

Catalunya Campus

Sescelades Campus

Administrative and service staff 696 17% The Rector’s Offices, central services, Terres de l’Ebre campus and the Baix Penedès campus

Bellisens Campus and Vila-seca Campus

Catalunya Campus

Sescelades Campus

Election results announced live

On Friday 3 June at 10.45 from the Auditorium, the chair of the Electoral Board, the lecturer Michelle Murphy, will announce the result of the second round of elections for rector as soon as the count is over. Subsequently, Josep Pallarès and María José Figueras will be asked to assess the outcome.

The announcement will be broadcast live on the website livestream.com/urv/eleccions.

Once the rector elect has been announced, there will be a day for any appeals to be lodged, between 7 and 8 June, and finally, on 9 June, the rector elect will be definitively announced.

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