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.
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.