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UVSS election

UVSS welcomes new directors at large following electoral system overhaul

In a competitive race of 15 candidates, eight were selected by undergraduate voters and are stepping into a voting role on the UVSS Board.
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Streeter: Did you vote in the most recent UVSS election?

Polls closed for the 2023 UVSS election on March 27. The Martlet took to the quad to ask the average UVic student if they voted, and why. 
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UVSS election ushers in new Board of Directors, referendum fails to meet quorum

The polls have now closed for this year’s UVSS election, and the results are in for the newly-elected UVSS Board of Directors.
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A UVic student’s guide to voting in the federal election

On Sept. 20, voters across Canada will head to the polls to elect their federal government. For many students, it may be their first time voting.
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Platform promises: How the parties in the B.C. election stack up

With a provincial election fast approaching on Oct. 24, B.C.’s parties have been busy making a lot of campaign promises. While parties compete for voters’ favour, polls estimate that the…
B.C. NDP leader John Horgan speaks with students at an NDP open house hosted in Vertigo. File Photo by Belle White, Photo Editor.

Horgan’s NDP government is using their high popularity to snatch a majority government, as they should

When British Columbians head to the polls for the general election on Oct. 24, the B.C. New Democratic Party (NDP), led by John Horgan, will likely win a commanding majority…
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Everything you need to know about voting in B.C.’s upcoming election

Do you know how to register? Does mail-in voting confuse you? Are you wondering how the pandemic will affect voting? Not to fear, the Martlet is here to answer all…

Engagement starts with YOU(VSS)

In the main 100- and 200-levels of the David Turpin building and on the exterior, there were 60 posters up, including multiple large billboard-style posters, not to mention the chalking…
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Eight student senator positions filled by acclamation

The first eight spots for elected student representatives on the UVic Senate — which governs the university’s academic matters — have been filled by acclamation. The university will call for…

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