Voter turnout in the by-election was 10.12 per cent. This is higher than last October’s by-election, which saw a turnout of 7.82 per cent, but lower than the recent election in February, which saw a turnout rate of 14.6 per cent.
“A lot of ‘get out to vote’ initiatives are aimed at people who already vote,” she said. This, she says, is the wrong group to target.
With the federal election only a month away, many students have begun to form their own ideas of what the most important election issues are. The Fulcrum asked its contributors what issues they’ll be pondering ...
Members of the Impact slate say that racism played a part in the surprising Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) results that came in Feb. 13.
A lack of debate minimizes important healthcare issues in Ontario Photo by Mico Mazza It has long been an underlying assumption of Canadian political campaigns that healthcare is untouchable. Mention it and...
Now that the SFUO elections are over, Fulcrum contributor Brandon Clim writes it's important to highlight the major flaws in the electoral process and to provide concrete suggestions on how to fix them.
The sweep of Student Action candidate winners at this year's SFUO elections was kicked off with an unopposed win for vp services and communications candidate Brad Lafortune.