Elections

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Transitioning to begin for president-elect, Kanwar Brar

On Jan. 26, Kanwar Brar was officially elected as the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president for the 2017-18 term. The results for both Students’ Union president, Board of Governors, Senate and Students’ Union Board of Directors were announced at the #LaurierVotes Results Party held at Wilf’s. For the 2017 Students’ Union election, voter turnout was 22.22 per cent of […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, Elections, News ·
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Kanwar Brar elected as 2017-18 Students’ Union president

Kanwar Brar is officially the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president for the 2017-18 term. Winning 94.04 per cent of the votes, Brar was officially announced as president on Jan. 26 at the #LaurierVotes Results Party at Wilf’s. The overall voter turnout for the 2017 Students’ Union election was 22.22 per cent of the Laurier student population. Darshil Shah and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, Elections, News ·
Students’ Union election endorsements

Students’ Union election endorsements

The following candidates have been endorsed by The Cord’s Editorial Board. Voting takes place on January 24-26.

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WLU Student Elections: Candidate Platform Summaries

Candidate Platform SummariesWilfrid Laurier Students’ Union 2017 Elections Presidential Candidates Kanwar Brar – Waterloo I am a 4th year Political Science student pursuing the position of President & CEO because I believe in enhancing the student experience at Laurier. My initiatives are focused around five pillars of: Student Experience, Advocacy, Communication, Transparency and Representation. If elected, I’d like to focus […]

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Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications Election Platforms

Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications Election Platforms

Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications Election Platforms Candidates for President & Publisher Matt Burley During my two years with Wilfrid Laurier Student Publications, I’ve met many people, seen many things and fought a few battles. However, one thing has remained consistent through this time; putting out quality journalism. Over the past two years, I’ve had the pleasure of being the […]

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Tyler Van Herzele starts his role as Students’ Union president

Tyler Van Herzele, the new Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president and the Students’ Union staff team, officially took office as of May 1, 2016. Van Herzele explained that in the first week, the Students’ Union had a chance to participate in an office orientation with both Brantford and Waterloo staff, organize administrative tasks and attend meetings, among many other […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, Elections, News ·
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UPDATED: Lazaridis Students’ Society president acclamation fails

The Lazaridis Students’ Society will have to look to an alternative process for a president after 50.17 per cent of voters voted “no” to Simon MacLeod, the remaining presidential candidate, being acclaimed to the position. The results for the Lazaridis Students’ Society president were announced Friday night shortly before 9 p.m. Simon MacLeod, the remaining presidential candidate after Jerin Baby […]

by Erika Ymana· · Campus, Elections, News ·
Tyler Van Herzele elected Students’ Union president

Tyler Van Herzele elected Students’ Union president

Tyler Van Herzele was elected as the next Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president and CEO with 55.25 per cent of the vote Thursday night. Polls closed at 8 p.m. Thursday. At 11:30 p.m., chief governing officer Colin Aitchison and assistant chief returning officer Bianca Anderson announced the successful candidates for Senate, board of governors, FOSSA, Students’ Union board of directors and Students’ Union president, in […]

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UPDATED: Jerin Baby officially disqualified as Lazaridis Students’ Society presidential candidate

UPDATED: Jerin Baby officially disqualified as Lazaridis Students’ Society presidential candidate

On February 4, the final day of voting for all student body elections, the Lazaridis Students’ Society released a statement regarding the disqualification of Jerin Baby for violating regulations outlined in the Elections Policy. Baby exceeded the number of 10 demerit points twice during the election season. Most of Baby’s demerit points were accumulated due to campaigning infractions that occurred […]

by Erika Ymana· · Campus, Elections, News ·