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NUS delegate election results 2018

Hundreds of students voted this week for students to represent them at the National Union of Student (NUS) conferences. A number of students were also automatically elected unopposed.

We want to thank everyone who took part as a voter or candidate - you have helped be a part of making change happen.

Any complaints concerning the conduct of an election should be raised with the Returning Officer at returning@sussexstudent.com by 5pm on Friday 2 March 2018.

Where there were the same number or fewer candidates as places, students were automatically elected.

NUS National Conference

213 voted

Jack Harcourt - 68
Lucy Williams - 36
Filip Vasilijevic - 35
Grainne Gahan - 17
Kamilia - 15
Selma - 12
Ijlal - 11
Lulah Strathearn Brady - 7
Nomathamsanqa Tholo - 4
Liz Gladden - 3
Re-open nominations - 2
Sarah McIntosh - 2
Jacinta Dias Rato Olivera - 1

The threshold required for election was 35.5. Jack Harcourt and Lucy Williams were therefore elected and their surplus votes transferred.

Filip Vasilijevic - 40
Grainne Gahan - 20
Kamillia - 16
Selma - 12
Ijlal - 11
Lulah Strathearn Brady - 7
Nomathamsanqa Tholo - 4
Liz Gladden - 3
Re-open nominations - 2
Sarah McIntosh - 2
Jacinta Dias Rato Olivera - 1

Filip Vasilijevic was therefore elected and their surplus votes transferred.

Grainne Gahan - 20
Kamillia - 16
Ijlal - 12
Selma - 12
Lulah Strathearn Brady - 7
Liz Gladden - 4
Re-open nominations - 4
Nomathamsanqa Tholo - 4
Sarah McIntosh - 2
Jacinta Dias Rato Olivera - 1

Jacinta Dias Rato Olivera was removed from the count and their votes transferred.

Grainne Gahan - 20
Kamillia - 16
Ijlal - 12
Selma - 12
Lulah Strathearn Brady - 7
Liz Gladden - 4
Re-open nominations - 4
Nomathamsanqa Tholo - 4
Sarah McIntosh - 2

Sarah McIntosh was removed from the count and their votes transferred.

Grainne Gahan - 20
Kamillia - 16
Ijlal - 12
Selma - 12
Lulah Strathearn Brady - 7
Liz Gladden - 4
Re-open nominations - 4
Nomathamsanqa Tholo - 4

Liz Gladden, Re-open nominations and Nomathamsanqa Tholo were removed from the count and their votes transferred.

Grainne Gahan - 21
Kamillia - 16
Ijlal - 13
Selma - 12
Lulah Strathearn Brady - 8

Lulah Strathearn Brady was removed from the count and their votes transferred.

Grainne Gahan - 28
Kamillia - 17
Ijlal - 13
Selma - 12

Grainne Gahan was therefore elected and their surplus votes transferred.

Kamillia - 18
Ijlal - 15
Selma - 13

Selma was removed from the count and their votes transferred.

Kamillia - 21
Ijlal - 18

Kamillia was therefore elected.

NUS Womens’ Conference

Open places
118 voted

Céline Dubois - 48
Umayma Khan - 41
Liz Gladden - 21
Re-open nominations - 6
Ishrat Khan - 1
Maria Ifrim -1

The threshold required for election was 39.34. Céline Dubois and Umayma Khan were threfore elected.

Black women's place

Miss Batool Shillingford has been automatically elected.

NUS LGBT+ Conference

Open place
Miss Angelica Ourri has been automatically elected.

Women’s place
Ms Ishrat Khan has been automatically elected.

Trans students’ place
Blaike Lennon has been automatically elected.

Black students’ place
No candidates ran for this position

NUS Trans Students’ Conference

Open place
No candidates ran for this position

Women’s place
No candidates ran for this position

Non-binary place
No candidates ran for this position

Black students’ place
No candidates ran for this position

Disabled students’ place
No candidates ran for this position

NUS Black Students’ Conference

104 voted

Nomathamsanqa Tholo - 90
Re-open nominations - 12
Batool Shilingford - 2

The threshold required for election was 52. Nomathamsanqa Tholo were therefore elected.

NUS Disabled Students’ Conference

92 voted

Ishrat Khan - 40
Callum Chapman - 40
Re-open nominations - 12

The threshold required for election was 47. No one had reached the threshold so re-open nominations was removed from the count and their votes transferred.

Ishrat Khan - 40
Callum Chapman - 40

Due to a tie occuring, nominations shall be reopened for this position, with the election taking place between 19-23 March.

Referendum

The referendum on adopting the proposed Equal Gender Representation policy did not attract enough voters for the decision to be binding so it will not become Union policy.


Congratulations to all our elected delegates. If you want to run for a position that has not been filled, contact returning@sussexstudent.com by 9am on 5th March as we will be holding NUS delegate by-elections next month between 19-23 March.

 

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