Since the voting period ended on Feb. 11, three recounts were held, with results being released on Feb. 16. While Jeffry Colin had originally won the position of vice-president of university affairs, his opponent, Axel Ngamije Gaga won the recount by a margin of 155 votes.
Threats against Abu-Naqoos prompts disqualifications, delays candidate ratification.
Following an approximately hour-long in-camera session, the board voted via secret ballot to uphold the elections office’s decision to maintain Jeremy Russell’s disqualification.
On Feb. 7, U of O student Joachim Finlay raised allegations against SFUO presidential candidate Hadi Wess on Facebook.
In response to the travel ban issued by the United States government against seven Muslim-majority countries, the University of Ottawa has announced that it will be taking measures to assist students affected by this executive order.