!ELECTIONS SSMU

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What’s New at Elections SSMU

  • Winter Elections Results
  • Winter Referendum Results
  • General Information
  • FYC Election 2017
  • Fall Referendum Period
  • Winter General Assembly
  • SSMU VP Finance By-Election
  • BoD Ratification
  • DPS Existence Referendum
  • Election Bylaws

Winter 2018 SSMU Elections

Turnout: 7,100 (32.8%) of 21,636 electors

SSMU President

Option

Votes

Percent

Tre Mansdoerfer

2,400

50.7%

Corinne Bulger

2,331

49.3%

Abstain

2,369

33.4%

Total

7100

 

Vice President – Internal Affairs

Option

Votes

Percent

Matthew McLaughlin

3,713

87.3%

No

539

12.7%

Abstain

2,848

40.1%

Total

7100

 

Vice President – Student Life

Option

Votes

Percent

Sophia Esterle

3,675

88.4%

No

480

11.6%

Abstain

2,945

41.5%

Total

7,100

 

Vice President – External Affairs

Option

Votes

Percent

Marina Cupido

2,791

62.9%

No

1,645

37.1%

Abstain

2,664

37.5%

Total

7,100

 

Vice President – University Affairs

Option

Votes

Percent

Jacob Shapiro

3,753

90.5%

No

392

9.5%

Abstain

2,955

41.6%

Total

7,100

 

Vice President – Finance

Option

Votes

Percent

Jun Wang

3,106

82.6%

No

653

17.4%

Abstain

3,341

47.1%

Total

7,100

Winter 2018 Referendum

Turnout: 7,100 (32.8%) of 21,636 electors

Motion Regarding the ECOLE Project Fee Levy Renewal

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

3,417

80.5%

No

830

19.5%

Abstain

2,853

40.2%

Total

7100

 

Motion Regarding the Black Students’ Network Fee for the 2018 Winter Referendum (Pt. I)

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

3,634

79.8%

No

921

20.2%

Abstain

2,545

35.8%

Total

7,100

 

Motion Regarding the Black Students’ Network Fee for the 2018 Winter Referendum (Pt. II)

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

2,801

66.2%

No

1,431

33.8%

Abstain

2,868

40.4%

Total

7,100

 

Motion to Amend the SSMU Campus Life Fee

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

3,313

84.9%

No

588

15.1%

Abstain

3,199

45.1%

Total

7,100

Motion to Amend the SSMU Clubs Fee

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

3,248

85.0%

No

575

15.0%

Abstain

3,277

46.2%

Total

7,100

 

Motion to Amend the University Centre Building Fee

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

2,741

77.3%

No

804

22.7%

Abstain

3,555

50.1%

Total

7,100

 

Policy on Implementation of a Fall Reading Break

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

6,435

96.6%

No

229

3.4%

Abstain

436

6.1%

Total

7,100

 

Email Change!!

SSMU recently migrated its email and cloud systems from Vibe and Groupwise to Google Drive and Gmail! As such, the Elections SSMU email has changed from elections@ssmu.mcgill.ca to elections@ssmu.ca!

Though emails sent to the old address should be forwarded to the new account, please be aware of the change.

FYC Elections Timeline and Results

  • FYC Information Session (optional) – September 21st
  • Nomination Period – October 2nd to 10th at 5:00PM
  • Extended Nomination Period – October 11th to 12th at 5:00PM
  • Pensketches – October 20th at 9AM
  • Candidates’ Meeting – October 16th at 5:00PM
  • Campaign Period – October 17th at 9:00am to October 27th at 3:00PM
  • Polling Period – October 24th at 9AM to October 27th at 3PM

Turnout: 1,416 (22.6%) of 6,252 electors voted in this ballot.

FYC President

Option

Votes

Percent

Round 1

Ben Colpron

360

31%

Leanne Young

326

28%

Aastha Goyal

278

24%

Jiayuan Wang

198

17% (Eliminated)

Round 2

Ben Colpron

402 (+42)

35%

Leanne Young

399 (+73)

34%

Aastha Goyal

320 (+42)

28% (Eliminated)

Exhausted

41 (+41)

4%

Round 3

Leanne Young

549 (+150)

47%

Ben Colpron

528 (+126)

45% (Eliminated)

Exhausted

85 (+44)

7%

Round 4

Leanne Young

977 (+428)

84%

Exhausted

185 (+100)

16%

Abstains

254

18%

Total

1416

 

FYC VP Internal

Option

Votes

Percent

Round 1

Louisa Shen

386

45%

Emilienne Hamel

342

39%

Linh Kim

153

17% (Eliminated)

Round 2

Louisa Shen

464 (+78)

53%

Emilienne Hamel

393 (+51)

45%

Exhausted

24 (+24)

3%

Abstains

535

38%

Total

1416

 

FYC VP External

Option

Votes

Percent

Anthony Koch

504

51%

Gareth Adamson

248

25%

Anoushka Bhari

227

23%

Abstain

437

31%

Total

1416

 

FYC VP Finance

Option

Votes

Percent

Amine Kanoun

749

85%

Callum Sheedy

135

15%

Abstain

532

38%

Total

1416

 

FYC VP Finance

Option

Votes

Percent

Isaiah Williams

630

67%

Lintao Hu (LT)

306

33%

Abstain

480

34%

Total

1416

 

Fall 2017 Referendum Results

Turnout: 3915 (17.0%) of 23001 electors voted in this ballot.

Motion Regarding the Proposed Bike Centre Facility

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

2678

79.9%

No

673

20.1%

Abstain

564

14.4%

Total 3915

 

Motion Regarding Renewal of the SSMU Ambassador Fee

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

2325

74.8%

No

785

25.2%

Abstain

805

20.6%

Total

3915

 

Motion Regarding Peer Support Centre Fee Referendum Question

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

2883

84.4%

No

533

15.6%

Abstain

499

12.7%

Total

3915

 

Motion Regarding First Year Council Fee Referendum Question

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

1867

62.0%

No

1142

38.0%

Abstain

906

23.1%

Total

3915

 

Motion Regarding Sustainability Projects Fund Fee Referendum Question

Option

Votes Percent

Yes

2739

82.4%

No

584

17.6%

Abstain

592

15.1%

Total

3915

 

Motion to Bring General Assembly SSMU Constitutional Changes to Referendum

Option

Votes Percent

Yes

2227

79.9%

No

561

20.1%

Abstain

1127

28.8%

Total

3915

Winter 2018 SSMU General Assembly

The SSMU Winter General Assembly will be held on Monday, March 26, 2018.

Following the GA there will be a vote to ratify decisions made during the GA. The vote will take place the following week on Monday, April 2, 2018.

2018 SSMU VP Finance By-Election

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Dates:

The campaign and polling period for the 2018 SSMU VP Finance by-election are as follows:

  • Campaign Period: January 8 at 9:00 AM – January 18 at 3:00 PM
  • Pensketch Submission: January 12 at noon
  • Polling Period: January 15 at 9 AM – January 18 at 3:00 PM
  • Result announcement: January 18 at 5:00 PM

Candidate:

  • Esteban Herpin

Turnout: 4,187 (19.5%) of 21,443 electors voted on this ballot

VP-Finance By-Election

Option

Votes Percent

Yes/Oui

3,089

88.8%

No/Non

388

11.2%

Abstain

710

17.0%

Total

4,187

 

Board of Directors Nomination Ratification

The results for the Board of Directors Nomination Ratification are as follows:

Turnout: 3,905 (18.2%) of 21,443 electors voted on this ballot

Board of Directors Ratification 2018

Option Votes Percent
Yes/Oui 2,524 84.5%
No/Non 463 15.5%
Abstain 918 23.5%
Total 3,905

 

DPS Existence Referendum 2017

Turnout: 6,354 (20.7%) of 30,637 electors voted in this ballot.

DPS Existence Question (Total)

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

3,962

64.2%

No

2,207

35.8%

Abstain 185

2.9%

Total 6,354

 

Turnout: 725 (9.5%) of 7,636 electors voted in this ballot.

DPS Existence Question (Graduate)

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

496

71.4%

No

199

28.6%

Abstain

30

4.1%

Total

725

 

Turnout: 5,629 (24.5%) of 23,001 electors voted in this ballot.

DPS Existence Question (Undergraduate)

Option

Votes

Percent

Yes

3466

63.3%

No

2008

36.7%

Abstain

155

2.8%

Total

5629

 

Election Bylaws

If you are interested in the electoral process please check out the most up-to-date SSMU bylaws, found here.