CUSA elections see decrease in candidates

The Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) elections saw a significant decrease in candidates for the 2018 elections. A total of eight candidates—two independents and six from the One Carleton slate—were in the running on the first day of voting (Feb. 7), leaving four positions uncontested. Only the vice-president (student issues) and vice-president (student life) positions held two candidates as the independent candidate for vice-president (finance) dropped out of the race on Feb. 5. CUSA president Zameer Masjedee said he thinks the lack of candidates is partly due to the voter gap between the One Carleton slate and the Change slate in the 2017 elections. A previous article from the Charlatan reported that 3,957 students voted for Masjedee, the One Carleton […]

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