UNOFFICIAL RESULTS: CUSA EXECUTIVES 2018-19

The unofficial results for the 2018 Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) election were presented to The Charlatan by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Nada Ibrahim. 9,564 votes were cast (34.9 per cent of the undergraduate body), marking a small decrease from the 2017 elections (37.2 per cent of the undergraduate body). For a candidate to win on a ranked ballot, they must achieve 50 per cent or more of the cast votes. If that does not occur, the candidate with the least amount of votes is eliminated and students’ votes are transferred according to their second ranked candidate. This year’s election marked the first time that ranked voting in the form of the ‘matrix’ system was used.   President: No Confidence – 4,740 […]

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CUSA council discusses election feedback

The Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) council met on March 1 to discuss feedback on last month’s general election. Frano Cavar, the chief electoral officer (CEO) for this year’s CUSA elections, issued an official announcement on the election results before answering questions and listening to feedback from council members regarding the election. Yannick Brisebois, faculty of engineering and design councillor, likened the executive debate to a pep rally, and suggested future debates should be held in closed spaces with mandatory seating, such as the Kailash Mital Theatre, to stop them from becoming too rowdy. The process surrounding the electoral violations reporting process was also a major theme of the discussion period. “There is a fine line between transparency and impartiality,” […]

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Unofficial 2017-18 RRRA election results

The unofficial results for the Rideau River Residence Association (RRRA) were released on Feb. 15 by the RRRA elections office. Next Step won the RRRA election, with Hyder Naqvi returning as president of the association for the 2017-18 school year. The results are as follows: Fresh RRRA: 405* Next Step: 355 Think Forward: 256 AAA: 127 The A Team: 119 Unanswered: 15  *Fresh RRRA was disqualified on Feb. 14, after receiving three electoral violations. According to the elections office, the team with the next highest number of votes would be declared the winner. Fresh RRRA campaign manager Jessica May said her team will be appealing their disqualification to RRRA’s council in the coming weeks.

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UNOFFICIAL RESULTS: CUSA councillors for 2014-15

Below are the winners of this year’s Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) elections for councillor positions, according to chief electoral officer Andrea Dark. They will be representing students on CUSA from May 2014 until April 2015. Bold denotes candidates who won. Votes are in brackets. Computer science councillor: Martin Gingras (43) Sahel Farah (34) Guelor Emanuel (22) Public Affairs and Policy Management councillor: Gennesse Walker-Scace (62) Christian Robillard (58) Carlo Cassone (54) Frano Cavar (24) Engineering and Design councillors: Cody Foster (209) Khalid Altay (181) Mohamed Ali (176) Khaled Alnqar (170) Sean Smith (159) Abdz Elbeheri (157) Shadi Abujoub (147) Suhaib Habush (101) Akhila Ananth (101) Zameer Masjedee (84) Science councillors: John Mesman (164) Maddie Adams (149) Yasmin Abu-Setah (130) […]

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UNOFFICIAL RESULTS: CUSA executive for 2014-15

The A Better Carleton executive slate swept elections for the third year in a row, claiming all spots. Below are next year’s Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) executive, according to chief electoral officer Andrea Dark. They will be representing students on CUSA from May 2014 until April 2015. Bold denotes candidates who won. Votes are in brackets. President: Folarin Odunayo (1,863) Erica Butler (744) Ian Gillies (621) Josh Noronha (144)   Vice-president (finance): Reda Zarrug (1,939) Taha Mourad (1,006) Kevin Pei (382)   Vice-president (student issues): Maddy Porter (2,306) Rana Nazzal (1,191)   Vice-president (student services): Adil Tahseen (2,146) Riley Evans (1,155)   Vice-president (internal): Sofia Dala (2,080) Sarah Musa (1,179)   Vice-president (student life): Rawan Abujoub (2,235) Kim Nguyen (1,090)

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