elections

Statement from the Editor regarding Hazam Nasir’s disqualification

Hazam Nasir has been disqualified from the UVSS Elections. Nasir was originally running for the Director of Student Affairs position. The UVSS electoral office ruled that he defamed his opponent,…

UVSS referenda include questions on PIRG, OERs, sustainability, and tying UVSS fees to inflation

Referenda must receive a majority of votes and meet 15 per cent quorum to pass From March 24 to 26, UVic undergraduate students will be able to vote on five…

UVSS elections: Meet the candidates vying for lead director positions

All but two candidates are running unopposed  This year’s UVSS election will be like no other. Because of a recent change to the UVSS electoral policy, campaigns will be virtual,…

UVSS candidates should focus their promises on achievable, and badly needed, ways of supporting students

From petting zoos to two-ply paper, we’ve seen enough empty promises We are about to enter the quietest UVSS election campaign yet. With on-campus chalking, in-person campaigning, slates, and cooperatives…

UVSS ELECTIONS | New UVSS Board elected, all referendums fail to meet quorum

The results are in! For the first time in over four years, the incoming UVSS Board of Directors will be made up of a mix of independent candidates and candidates…

UVSS ELECTIONS | Lead Director candidates face off on campaign promises at debate

Candidates responded to prepared questions and the queries of an inquisitive audience on divestment, mental health initiatives, and combating international student tuition hikes in a three-hour forum.

UVSS ELECTIONS | All Candidates Forum sees Directors-at-Large discuss plans for mental health, divestment initiatives

UVSS election week kicked off with an All Candidates Forum Monday afternoon in the SUB, with referendum proponents and candidates running for Director-at-Large positions sharing the stage in a two-hour…

UVSS ELECTIONS | Meet independent candidate Victoria Ritchie

Leading up to the 2020 UVSS election, the Martlet spoke with independent candidate Victoria Ritchie. Ritchie is running to be a Director-at-Large on a platform of sustainability, inclusivity, and decolonization.

Juliet Watts and Kate Fairley elected student representatives for UVic Board of Governors

The results are in — the newly elected student representatives for the 2020-21 UVic Board of Governors are Juliet Watts and Kate Fairley. Although voting ended at 4:30 p.m. on…