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Spring 2021 Elections 

Spring 2021 VUSAC Election Results

Total Votes: 259 (7.2% of VCU)

President
Jerico Raguindin: 208 votes (80.0%)
Spoiled: 51 votes (20.0%)

Vice-President Internal
Nerija Gray: 222 votes (86.0%)
Spoiled: 37 votes (14.0%)

Vice-President External
Sooyeon Lee: 118 votes (46.0%)
Radhika Dhawan: 102 votes (39.0%)
Spoiled: 39 votes (15.0%)

Vice-President Student Organizations
Kate Haberl: 113 votes (44.0%)
Ava Harrington: 109 votes (42.0%)
Spoiled: 36 votes (14.0%)

                                                                        

Academic Commissioner
Fatima Mohamed: 182 votes (70.0%)
Gerd Bizi: 40 votes (16.0%)
Spoiled: 37 votes (14.0%)

Arts & Culture Commissioner
Uncontested

Commuter Commissioner
Alexandra Kurtesi: 177 votes (68.0%)
Taylor Thiele: 51 votes (20.0%)
Spoiled: 31 votes (12.0%)

Equity Commissioner
Uncontested

Mental Wellness Commissioner
Uncontested

Scarlet & Gold Commissioner

Kayla Man: 142 votes (55.0%)

Rida Khan: 64 votes (25.0%)

Spoiled: 53 votes (20.0%)

 

Sustainability Commissioner

Justin Dylan Lim: 202 votes (78.0%)

Spoiled: 57 votes (22.0%)

                                                                    

Board of Regents (3)
Leila Tjiang: 194 votes (35.0%)

Jerico Raguindin: 179 votes (32.0%)
Zoe Lazaris: 144 votes (26.0%)

Spoiled: 40 votes (7.0%)


Victoria College Council (10)
Catherine Yang: 177 votes (21.0%)
Kate Haberl: 166 votes (20.0%)

Gerd Bizi: 156 votes (19.0%)

Mehr Mukhtar: 149 votes (18.0%)
Sooyeon Lee: 143 votes (17.0%)

Spoiled: 34 votes (4.0%)

Victoria University Senate (2)

Uncontested

UTSU Vic Directors (2)

Stuti Roy: 134 votes (33.0%)

Halit Erdogan: 120 votes (29.0%)

Jackson Leslie: 114 votes (28.0%)

Spoiled: 43 votes (10.0%)

Spring Elections Dates

February 26th, 2021

Nominations open 

 

March 19th, 2021

Nominations close at 5:oo PM

All-Candidates Meeting at 8:00-9:30 PM

March 20th to March 26th, 2021

Campaign period 

Town Hall (March 26th) at 6:00 PM

March 27th to 30th, 2021

Voting period

March 31st (12 AM) to April 1st (11:59 PM), 2021

Appeals / Silent Period 

April 2nd, 2021

Election results posted

Want to run for VUSAC? Our next elections cycle will be during the Fall 2021 semester!

Spring 2021 Referenda Results

Total Votes: 259 (7.2% of VCU)

1. Are you in favour of increasing the annual levy for VicXposure from $2.00 for full-time students and $0.50 for part-time students to $3.00 for full-time students and $1.00 for part-time students?

Yes, I am in favour: 99 votes (38.0%)
No, I am not in favour: 104 votes (40.0%)
Abstain: 56 Votes (22.0%)

2. Are you in favour of granting the Victoria Black Student Network (hereafter referred to as Vic Black) Levy status and in doing so, creating a new levy fee of $1.53/year ($0.77/semester) for full-time students and $0.51/year ($0.26/semester) for part-time students?
Yes, I am in favour: 180 votes (70.0%)
No, I am not in favour: 52 votes (20.0%)
Abstain: 27 Votes (10.0%)

General Elections Information

VUSAC Elections are run according to our Elections and Referenda Code, available above.

Elections at Victoria College are held biannually to fill positions on VUSAC, the Victoria College Council (VCC), the Victoria University Senate (VUS), and the Board of Regents. 

 

The following positions are elected in the Spring:

  • President

  • Vice-President External

  • Vice-President Internal

  • Vice-President Student Organizations

  • Academic Commissioner

  • Arts & Culture Commissioner

  • Commuter Commissioner

  • Equity Commissioner

  • Mental Wellness Commissioner

  • Scarlet & Gold Commissioner

  • Sustainability Commissioner

  • Victoria College Council Representatives (10 positions)

  • Victoria University Senate Members (2 positions)

  • Board of Regents Representatives (3 positions)

  • UTSU Vic Directors (2 positions)

 

The following positions are hired by selection committees at the end of the Spring semester:

  • Chair

  • Finance Chair

  • Communications Coordinator

  • Office Manager

  • Chief Returning Officer

  • Academic Co-Chair

  • Commuter Co-Chair

  • Equity Co-Chair

  • Mental Wellness Co-Chair

  • Sustainability Co-Chair

 

The following positions are elected in the Fall, along with any outstanding positions from the Spring:

  • 8 Councillors (3 reserved for first-years, 3 for upper years)

  • 1 International Councillor

 

For more information on these positions, see our Constitution and Council Policies on our Documents Page or contact our Chief Returning Officer at cro@vusac.ca.

 

Fall 2020 Elections 

International Councillor

Stuti Roy: 251 votes (92.0%)

Spoiled: 23 votes (8.0%)

Fall Elections Dates

September 3rd, 2020

Nominations open 

 

September 18th, 2020

Nominations close at 12 PM

All-Candidates Meeting at 8 PM

September 19th to 25th, 2020

Campaign period 

Town Hall (September 25th) 

September 26th to 29th, 2020

Voting period

September 30th to October 1st, 2020

Silent period 

October 2nd, 2020

Election results posted

Alexandra Kurtesi: 158 votes (12.0%)

Kate Haberl: 120 votes (9.0%)

Nathan Ching: 63 votes (5.0%)

Halit Erdogan: 49 votes (4.0%)

Jenny Xu: 45 votes (3.0%)

Vicky Xie: 43 votes (3.0%)

Spoiled: 6 votes (0%)

 

 

 


Equity Commissioner

Lulu Karra: 245 votes (89.0%)

Spoiled: 29 votes (11.0%)

Fall 2020 VUSAC Election Results

Total Votes: 274 (6.7% of VCU)

Councillors (3 reserved for first-year students, 3 reserved for upper-year students) 

Joy Wang: 128 votes (10.0%)

Elaine Lee: 100 votes (7.0%)

Maximus Caron: 99 votes (7.0%)

Vedika Jha: 97 votes (7.0%)

Maggie Zhang: 87 votes (6.0%)

Shane Joy: 85 votes (6.0%)

Maarib K. Haseeb: 80 votes (6.0%)

Krisha Pattanshetty: 69 votes (5.0%)

Tony Geng: 57 votes (4.0%)

Khaira Yusuff: 56 votes (4.0%)

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