Su Elections

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  Su Elections
February 02, 2006
  SU election announces candidate selectionPDF files may take a moment to load

Nominations are closed on three of five Students' Union executive positions in this year's SU General Election.

The presidential race is closed, with current Residence Students' Association president Emily Wyatt squaring off against two-time SU vice-president events Alex Vyskocil, current operations and finance commissioner Andrew Lahey, and newcomer Mark Armstrong.


April 08, 2004
  SU Election standsPDF files may take a moment to load

The Students' Union Tribunal, the highest SU judicial authority, reversed the SU Review Board's decision to overturn the hotly contested 2004 SU General Election.

"We were unanimous in our decision to reverse the Review Board's decision and allow the election to stand," said Tribunal Chair Christine Nugent in a short oral statement following an hour-long deliberation.

A detailed written ruling will be released Thu., Apr. 8.


March 25, 2004
  SU Election overturnedPDF files may take a moment to load

In light of potential flaws in the online voting system, the Students' Union Review Board has declared the 2004 SU General Election invalid. The Review Board's decision calls for a new election to be held, including referendum questions and constitutional ammendments.

SU President Jayna Gilchrist said the SU would be appealing the case to the SU Tribunal. The Tribunal is the SU's highest judicial authority.


March 18, 2004
  Online voting glitches?PDF files may take a moment to load

Potential flaws in the online voting system used in this year's Students' Union Gen- eral Election raise new issues to be resolved at the SU Review Board hearing on Thu., Mar. 18.

In a letter received Feb. 12, Sorex Software Inc. stated the "integrity of the data is intact." However, in a second letter dated Mar. 12, Sorex "discovered an issue that allows for the possibility for the system to mix up one voter for another."


March 11, 2004
  Late CRO report may break bylawsPDF files may take a moment to load

In another election development, Chief Returning Officer Shuvaloy Majumdar is in danger of breaking Students' Union bylaws when a resolution allowing him to extend the deadline to report to SLC about the general election failed. If he does not submit his summary of the election and expenses by Fri., Mar. 12, Majumdar could contravene election bylaws.


February 26, 2004
  Clayton wins Op-FiPDF files may take a moment to load

Greg Clayton, a current Events Commissioner, will handle the Students' Union finances as the newly elected Vice-President Operations and Finances.

Clayton is "pumped" to begin his job and start making changes.

"It was intense," said Clayton, who won with 1,478 votes, just before he headed to the Den to celebrate. "I'm glad the independent majority came out [to vote]."

Third-place finisher and current Op-Fi Commissioner Jarrod Fuhr was disappointed by the results.


February 26, 2004
  West victorious as presidentPDF files may take a moment to load

A MacEwan Student Centre meeting room erupted in cheers Fri., Feb. 13 as Bryan West was named Students' Union President for the coming year.

Chief Returning Officer Shuvaloy Majumdar left the results of the presidential race until last, slowly reading off the names and totals of the bottom four candidates as they scrolled down a screen. With only West and Phil Barski of Barski's Cabinet remaining, Majumdar revealed both names to show West on top with 1,669 votes. Barski finished a close second with 1,460 votes.



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