!ELECTIONS SSMU

LOCATION CHANGE: We have moved to the SSMU Offices!

What’s New at Elections SSMU

  • General Information
  • FYC Election 2018
  • Quebec Election Poll
  • Quebec Election Debate
  • Fall Referendum Period
  • DPS Existence Referendum
  • Winter Elections Results
  • Winter Referendum Results
  • Election Bylaws

Meeting for Committee Chairs: Nov. 2, 2018 @6PM

The meeting will be in the SSMU Boardroom, located in the SSMU Offices. Please enter through the Brown Building, go down the stairs, and take a left though the double doors. This is a mandatory meeting, if you are unable to attend please email elections@ssmu.ca with your reasoning.

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

  • Nomination Period – September 10th – 20th at 5:00 PM
  • Pensketches – September 25th at 8:00 PM
  • Candidates’ Meeting – September 20th from 6:00-7:00 PM
  • Campaign Period – September 20th at 9:00 AM – 30th at 5:00 PM
  • Polling Period – September 28th at 9:00 AM – September 30th at 5:00 PM

Elections SSMU FYC Powerpoint: FYC Info Session 2018

Candidates:

President:

VP External:

VP Finance:

VP Internal:

VP Student Affairs:

  • Karam Soussi
  • Holly Sandvold
  • Flavia Ouyang – Pensketch

 

Quebec Election Poll 2018

Polling Period: September 28th at 9:30 AM – October 1st at 8:00 PM

All SSMU members will be permitted to vote in this poll. This includes anyone below the age of 18, anyone from outside Quebec or anyone from outside Canada.

The following parties will be present on the ballot:

  • Alliance provinciale du Québec
  • Bloc pot
  • Changement intégrité pour notre Québec
  • Citoyens au pouvoir du Québec
  • Coalition avenir Québec – L’équipe François Legault
  • Droit des sans droits
  • Équipe autonomiste
  • Nouveau Parti démocratique du Québec
  • Parti conservateur du Québec / Conservative Party of Québec
  • Parti culinaire du Québec
  • Parti équitable
  • Parti libéral du Québec/Quebec Liberal Party
  • Parti libre
  • Parti marxiste-léniniste du Québec
  • Parti nul
  • Parti québécois
  • Parti vert du Québec/Green Party of Québec
  • Parti 51
  • Québec cosmopolitain / Cosmopolitan Québec
  • Québec en marche
  • Québec solidaire
  • Voie du peuple

Quebec Election Debate

Elections SSMU is proud to announce an English and French debate for candidates running in the upcoming Quebec general election in the riding of Westmount – Saint-Louis, the riding encompassing McGill!!

Come on down to Burnside Hall Room 1B45 on September 19th from 6:30pm-9:00pm and see candidates from a variety of political parties discuss their views on issues important to Quebec!

The candidates who will be debating are:

Jennifer Maccarone – Quebec Liberal Party | Le Parti libéral du Québec

Jocelyne Marion Benoit – Parti Québecois

Michelle Morin – Coalition Avenir Québec

Ekaterina Piskunova – Québec solidaire

Sam Kühn – Green Party of Quebec | Parti Vert du Québec

Nicholas Lawson – New Democratic Party of Quebec | Nouveau Parti démocratique du Québec

Mikey Colangelo Lauzon – Conservative Party of Quebec | Parti Conservateur du Québec

There will be 8 questions asked to each candidate, 4 in English and 4 in French. We would also like to know if you have any questions for the candidates! If you would like to submit questions (English, French or both), please fill out this Google form: https://goo.gl/forms/XAvhJJnfkrU5lSvr1. We will also be taking a few direct questions at the end of the debate from the audience!

Fall 2018 Referendum Timeline

Nomination Period for Council-Initiated Questions: September 4th – November 1st

Nomination Period for Student-Initiated Questions: September 4th – November 1st

Meeting for Committee Chairs: November 2nd at 6:00 PM in the SSMU Boardroom

Campaign Period: November 3rd – November 12th at 6:00 PM

Polling Period: November 9th – November 12th at 6:00 PM

 

Committee Chairs’ Meeting PowerPoint: Committee Chairs Meeting

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

 

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

 

Election Bylaws

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