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.
Lots of Americans will be moving to Canada in the wake of Tuesday’s election. There’s just no way those were empty threats, they’re definitely going to do it and you need to be ready.
The platforms show that while each candidate has their own concerns, certain issues traverse faculties.Transparency is a large focus in many of the candidates’ platforms—this comes after concerns were raised about transparency and democracy in the student federation at the first two BOA meetings of the academic year.
Simon Drumpf, a third-year business student, thinks the system is broken, and that he is the only one that can make things better.
The simple fact is, a “none of the above” option gives a voice to everyone, even if they don’t like any of the candidates. And let’s be honest, such a scenario is not out of the question.
In this modern age, where one can broadcast their ideas in 140 characters (or less) and share cat videos in the blink of an eye, online voting for the SFUO seems to be the next logical step.