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MSU Elections March 2018

 

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UPDATE: ELECTION RESULTS 2018/19:

FULL LIST of the elected MSU Executive Officers and Senators 2018-2019:
(Subject to ratification by the Elections & Appeals Committee.)

(Senators 2018-2019)
1. Froebel Senator: Kenny, Grace
2. Green Campus Senator: Guardino-Ferran, Mireia
3. Gender Equality Senator: Young, Fiona
4. HEAR Senator: Kenny, Alannah
5. DARE Senator: Fanning, Gavin
6. LGBT+ Senator: Fitzsimons, Eoin
7. Campus Life Senator: McLoughlin, Gavan
8. Independent Senators: Keenan, Aine; Leonard, Taylor; Walsh, Cian; Ward, Ross

( Executive Team 2018-2019 )
9. Oifigeach na Gaeilge agus Gnóthaí Cultúrtha: Doré, Laurie
10. Social Science Faculty Convenor: McConnell, Stephen
11. Science and Engineering Faculty Convenor: Butler, Michael
12. Arts, Celtic Studies and Philosophy Faculty Convenor: Rutledge, Rob
13. Events and Promotions Officer: Watts, Ciarán
14. VP for Clubs, Societies and Student Engagement: Kenny, Paul
15. VP for Welfare and Equality: Lockyer, Kim
16. VP for Education: Deegan, Katie
17. MSU President: Diop, Leon

Congratulations on everybody!

WHAT POSITIONs are up for election?

During the Elections that take place on Tuesday 13th March students will elect for 3 different types of position:


FULL-TIME OFFICER POSITIONS

Every year, 4 students are elected to work full-time to improve the lives of students at Maynooth University. They are the voice of Maynooth students, and as part of the MSU Executive play a key role in shaping education, engagement, student welfare and services at the University, and lead MSU as an organisation to make sure it is doing everything it can for its members.

 Read all about the Candidates on the dedicated elections page.


PART-TIME OFFICER POSITIONS

Every year, 6 students are elected to work part-time to improve the lives of students at Maynooth University. Together with the 4 Full-Time officers they form the MSU Executive and play a key role in shaping education, engagement, student welfare and services at the University, and lead MSU as an organisation to make sure it is doing everything it can for its members.

 Read all about the Candidates on the dedicated elections page.

 


SENATOR POSITIONS

Every year, students are elected into MSU Senator positions. Together with the 4 Full-Time and 6 Part-Time Officers officers they form the MSU Senate and play a key role in representing the needs and views of students, overseeing the work of the Union and informing MSU policy. In order to ensure the diverse student population is represented on Senate some of the roles have a particular focus. For example; the Green Campus Senator would have an interest in green issues etc. 

 Read all about the Candidates on the dedicated elections page.


Question & answer sessions

The Question & Answer Sessions (aka Hustings) are an opportunity for you to see the candidates in action and to ask questions of their manifestos and reasons for running. Candidates will have an opportunity to address the crowd before questions are put to them. The Returning Officer will chair these sessions and questions can be submitted to the Chair. This is your chance to make the candidates work for your prescious vote!

🗳️// MSU Elections Q&A Sessions (aka Hustings) Schedule //🗳️
It's going to be a very busy and interesting week! 🤔 😁
👉 Tuesday (SU Venue from 11am): Independent Senators & Promotions Officer
👉 Tuesday (JH4 from 6.30pm): Faculty Convenors
👉 Wednesday (SU Venue from 1.30pm): Remaining Senators & Oifigeach na Gaeilge agus Gnóthaí Cultúrtha
👉 Wednesday (JH4 from 6.30pm): VP Welfare & Equality & VP Clubs, Societies & Student Engagement
👉 Thursday (JH3 from 6.30pm): VP Education & President

When does voting take place?

The MSU Elections take place on Tuesday 13th March in the following locations; 
09.30 - 19.00 in the Arts Block.
09.30 - 18.00 in the Library Foyer.
09.30 - 18.00 in the John Hume building at the Info Desk.

How do I cast my vote?

For each Ballot Paper you receive you mark your preferred candidate with a '1', your next preferred with a '2' and so on. Selecting 'Re-Open Nominations' as your No. 1 means that you are not happy with the candidates provided and wish for the Nomination process to be reopened.

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