Elections

Changes made to GSA election process

Changes made to GSA election process

The board of directors will review applications prior to election campaigns.

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus, Elections ·
LIVE BLOG: Federal election debate 2015

LIVE BLOG: Federal election debate 2015

by Cord Staff· · Elections, Local, News ·
LIVE STREAM: Federal election debate 2015

LIVE STREAM: Federal election debate 2015

Live streaming video by Ustream

by Cord Staff· · Elections, Local, News ·
Graphic by Joshua Awolade

‘Apathy to the political process’

Engagement in student government elections fluctates at universities throughout the province

by Shelby Blackley· · Archive, Campus, Elections, Slider ·

Unsigned: A reassessement of student participation in elections

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union elections have come and gone and we yet again feel the need to write about the abysmal rates of student participation. This year, the percentage of voters dropped to 24.34 per cent, the lowest in the five years since the voting process was switched to an electronic system. Here, we shall point out the […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Elections, Opinion ·
SBESS levy fee raise  voted down by students

SBESS levy fee raise voted down by students

Business students voted “no” to the School of Business and Economics Students’ Association’s referendum question, despite a campaign called “Vote Yes.” The question proposed a raise of the compulsory non-tuition fee, which funds the extra-curricular activities in the school of business and economics. The fee was to be raised from $21.25 per student to $57.25. “I was disappointed,” said SBESS […]

by Marissa Evans· · Campus, Elections ·
Photo by Jessica Dik

VP hiring begins

Less than a week has passed since the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union elections, yet president-elect Olivia Matthews is already working hard on hiring vice-presidents and getting prepared before the start of her term on May 1.

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, Elections, Slider ·
Landslide win for Matthews

Landslide win for Matthews

  With the highest vote totals for a president-elect in Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union history, Olivia Matthews was named president and CEO last Thursday. With 72.74 per cent of the vote and 2,868 total votes, Matthews claimed the position over candidate Frank Cirinna. The second-most votes for a president-elect in history was Michael Onabolu in 2012 with 2,592. 4,138 […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Campus, Elections, Slider ·
Olivia Matthews wins Students’ Union presidential race

Olivia Matthews wins Students’ Union presidential race

Olivia Matthews has been announced as the incoming Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president and CEO with 72.74 per cent of the vote. Polls closed at 8 p.m. Thursday. At 11:30 p.m. chief governing officer Matt McLean and assistant chief returning officer Kaipa Bharucha announced the successful candidates for Senate, board of governors, School of Business and Economics Students’ Society […]

by Kate Turner· · Campus, Elections, Slider ·
The Cord Presidential Endorsement

The Cord Presidential Endorsement

The Cord has chosen to endorse one of the presidential candidates before the elections

by Cord Editorial Board· · Campus, Elections ·