student elections

And they’re off! Student election campaigns now underway

It’s that time again: the UVSS student election campaign period has begun, as Connect UVic and Energize UVic launch their respective campaigns for UVSS Board of Directors, UVic Senate, and…

UPDATE: Board of Directors votes against electoral report

The UVSS Board of Directors voted unanimously against ratifying the UVSS Elections Office’s electoral report on Monday, April 18, over concerns that the report’s recommendations did not adequately address harassment…

Woke UVic disqualification overruled

An arbitration panel has found insufficient grounds to disqualify Woke UVic from the 2016 UVSS elections, and has overturned the previous rulings of the UVSS Elections Chief Electoral Officer and…

Woke UVic disqualified, appeals ruling; Senate and BoG results released

UPDATE March 23: The disqualification has been overruled. On Tuesday, March 8, the UVSS Elections office announced that the entire Woke UVic slate had been disqualified from the UVSS student…

UPDATED: Evidence suggests Unite candidate was victim of impersonator

New evidence has surfaced in the Martlet’s investigation of an alleged Facebook conversation between an anonymous UVic student and UVSS Chairperson Brontë Renwick-Shields suggesting that someone impersonated the Chairperson in…

Encompass UVic sweeps student election

The UVSS Elections Office has announced that Encompass UVic won a decisive victory against the other slates, with only a single director-at-large from Woke UVic winning a place on the…

No, slate-specific polling stations aren’t breaking any rules—technically

If you’ve been anywhere outside on campus today, there’s a good chance you’ve been approached by candidates from all three slates currently running for student elections. You may have also noticed a…

Comic: March 3

EDITORIAL: Whoever’s elected must remember whom and what they work for

So, you’ve been elected. Congrats! Now, in case you’ve somehow got the (mistaken) notion you know what you’re doing, allow us to redirect you in more useful directions, rather than…

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