Elections

2015 General Election Results

March 3-4, 2015

 

Referendum Questions

The following issues will go to a referendum in the upcoming election:


  1. SMU students currently subscribe to the Metro Transit U-Pass program, which provides affordable access to Metro Transit bus and ferry services. Do you support the continuation of this annual fee of $150.25 for full-time students to access Metro Transit bus and ferry services valid from September through April? (Requires 50%+1 vote to pass)

    Yes: 85.8%
    No: 13.1%
    Spoiled: 1.1%
    Referendum Passes


  2. SMU students currently do not have access to a Metro Transit U-Pass program that runs throughout the summer semester. Do you support the implementation of a new fee of $75.00 for students enrolled in three-credit-hours over the summer to access Metro Transit bus and ferry services valid from May through August? (Requires two-thirds vote to pass)
    Yes: 81.0%
    No: 17.4%
    Spoiled: 1.6%
    Referendum Passes


  3. SMU students currently help sponsor a refugee each year to move to Canada and earn a degree at Saint Mary’s through an annual fee of $2 (full-time students) or $1 (part-time students). Do you support an increase of 25 cents to help this levy meet the growing costs of the World University Service of Canada program? (Requires two-thirds vote to pass)
    Yes: 77.6%
    No: 20.5%
    Spoiled: 1.9%
    Referendum Passes


  4. SMU students currently do not have adequate access to resources intended to support internationalization and the idea of global citizenship. Do you support the creation of a Global Initiative Fund to finance educational and culturally based events, programming and travel through an annual fee of $2 (full-time students) or $1 (part-time students)? (Requires two-thirds vote to pass)
    Yes: 71.8%
    No: 28.2%
    Referendum Passes

 Presidential Election

CANDIDATES
Round 1 Round 2
Amali  Armony 453 548
Preston  Matthews 361 479
Ossama Nasrallah 354

Amali Armony wins with 37.9% of all votes.


Board of Directors Election

CANDIDATES Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Jermaine Addo 94 104
Homood Alanazi 176 178 197
Ben Gaunce 135 140 148
Erika MacDonald 89
Mohammed Madokh 137 140 144
Kirsten Paula 128 155 164
Landry Rakotondrafara 104 108 148
Bryan Rice 162 185 193
BALLOTS SPOILED 83 - -
TOTAL 1025 1010 994

New Board Members:

Homood Alanazi
Bryan J. Rice (Re-elected)
Kirsten Paula
Ben Gaunce
Landry Rakotondrafara
Mohammed Madokh


View our Elections Policy View more info about the World University Service of Canada

2014 SMUSA Election

A Message from the SMUSA Board of Directors

The results are in!

 

Congratulations to our new SMUSA President James Patriquin!

 

Presidential election results requiring a majority of 2/3 (66 %)

Yes 86.7%

No 11.3%

Spoiled 2%

Referendum election results requiring a majority of 2/3 (66 %)

ENACTUS levy

Yes 51.4 %

No 47.4 %

Spoiled 1.2 %

WUSC levy

Yes 61.05 %

No 37.5 %

Spoiled 1.45%

President

  @home Total  
NO to James Patriquin 75 75 NO to James Patriquin
YES to James Patriquin 571 571 YES to James Patriquin
Spoiled 12 12 Spoiled
Total Ballots Cast 658 658 Total Ballots Cast

 

Referendum Question #1
Enactus Saint Mary’s is a student run organization that aims to better the quality of life and standard of living of the communities and individuals we work with through various projects focused on the social, economic, and environmental sustainability of our society. Would you like to support Enactus Saint Mary’s by donating $2.00 annually?

  @home Total  
No 309 309 No
Yes 335 335 Yes
Spoiled 7 7 Spoiled
Total Ballots Cast 651 651 Total Ballots Cast

 

Referendum Question #2
SMU students help sponsor a refugee to earn a degree at Saint Mary’s by paying $2 (Full time) or $1 (Part time) per year. Would you support an increase of 25 cents to this levy to meet the rising costs of the program?

  @home Total  
No 243 243 No
Yes 395 395 Yes
Spoiled 9 9 Spoiled
Total Ballots Cast 647 647 Total Ballots Cast

For any questions regarding the referendum, please contact us at evp.SMUSA@smu.ca

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