ELECTIONS 2021

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RESULTS for MSU Executive & Student Senate Elections


Representative Body: MSU Executive  

Under the Maynooth Students’ Union Constitution in force as of Wednesday 10th March, 2021 the elections to positions on the Maynooth Students’ Union Senate and Union Executive were duly convened.

The successful candidates of the Executive Election are indicated hereunder.

MSU Executive Position Number of Seats available Name of Candidate Elected
     
MSU President 1

Liam Cosgrove

     
Vice President Education 1

Niall Daly

     
Vice President Welfare & Equality 1

Luke Buckley

     
Vice President Student Life 1

Anna Travers

     
Arts, Celtic Studies, & Philosophy Faculty Convenor 1

Alex Balfe

     
Social Sciences Faculty Convenor 1

Michaela Waters

     
Science & Engineering Faculty Convenor 1

Alesia Tratsiakova

     
Oifigeach na Gaeilge 1

Róisín Maloney

     
Postgraduate Representative 1

Nicole Carr

     
Doctoral Postgraduate Representative 1

Andrea Woodcock

A full breakdown of the election results recorded for each position are available from the Results document.
View: Results of the MSU Executive (General) Election and MSU Student Senate (General) Election (March 2021)


Representative Body: MSU Senate  

Under the Maynooth Students’ Union Constitution in force as of Wednesday 10th March, 2021 the elections to positions on the Maynooth Students’ Union Senate and Union Executive were duly convened.

The successful candidates of the Student Senate Election are indicated hereunder.

MSU Student Senate Position Number of Seats available Name of Candidate(s) Elected
     
Accommodation Senator 1

Martin McDonagh

     
Active Citizenship Senator 1

John Kerins

     
Campus Life 1

Joseph Monahan

     
Charity Senator 1

Carrie O'Neill

     
DARE Senator 1

Leesa Flynn

     
Ethnic Diversity Senator 1

Hira Khan

     
Gender Equality Senator 1

Kealan Hilley

     
Green Campus Senator 1

Lórien Cahill Walsh

     
HEAR Senator 1

Angelika Sirseva

     
Mental Health Senator 1

Sadbh D’Eathe

     
St. Patrick’s College 1

Jessica Lennon

     
Study Abroad & Erasmus + Senator 1

Hannah Walsh

     
Independent Senator 4
  • Alexandra Landingham
  • Cara McMahon
  • Eve Kearns
  • Louis McCabe

A full breakdown of the election results recorded for each position are available from the Results document.
View: Results of the MSU Executive (General) Election and MSU Student Senate (General) Election (March 2021)

NOTICE (MON. 10th MAR): Statement of Withdrawal of Candidates

An election of members for each of the MSU Executive & MSU Student Senate positions mentioned in the statements of Candidates below is about to be held.

The poll will take place on Wednesday, 10 March 2021 between the hours of 8am and 8pm.

View: Statement of Candidates - MSU Executive (PDF)
View: Statement of Candidates - MSU Student Senate (PDF)

NOTICE (MON. 08th MAR): Statement of Withdrawal of Candidates

Please find attached the Statement of Withdrawal of Candidates for the MSU Executive (General) Elections & MSU Student Senate (General) Elections.
 
MSU Executive

  • No candidates withdrawn from the election 

MSU Student Senate

  • One (1) candidate withdrawn from the election
    • Jack Stewart Kelly - MSU Independent Senator candidate

View: Statement of Withdrawal of Candidates - MSU Executive (PDF)
View: Statement of Withdrawal of Candidates - MSU Student Senate (PDF)

NOTICE (TUE. 02nd MAR): Executive Elections Hustings

Hustings (Q&A Session) for the MSU Executive positions will take place on Wednesday, 3 March 2021 from 5pm via Zoom and broadcast LIVE on our YouTube channel.

All Candidates will have the opportunity to make introductory statementsanswer questions, and make closing remarks.

View: MSU Notice of Hustings - MSU Executive (PDF)

NOTICE (TUE. 02ND MAR): Notice of Withdrawal of Candidacy Deadline

Any candidate validly nominated for election to one of the MSU Executive or MSU Student Senate positions has the right to withdraw from the election.

The latest time to withdraw from the election is 5pm on Friday, 5 March 2021.

Candidates who wish to withdraw must complete a Candidacy Withdrawal Form available at https://www.msu.ie/voice/elections21/resources/.

The name of any candidate who does not withdraw by the deadline shall appear on the ballot. Any votes received by that candidate shall be counted.

A full list of candidates who have withdrawn from the election shall be published and displayed publicly by 12 noon on Monday, 8 March 2021.

A full list of candidates validly nominated and who shall appear on the ballot shall be published and displayed publicly by 12 noon on Monday, 8 March 2021.

The poll will take place on Wednesday, 10 March 2021 between the hours of 8am and 8pm.

View: MSU Notice of Withdrawal of Candidacy Deadline - MSU Student Executive (PDF)
View: MSU Notice of Withdrawal of Candidacy Deadline - MSU Student Senate (PDF)

NOTICE (Fri. 26th Feb): Extended Polling Times

The time of the poll for the MSU Executive & Student Senate has been extended and will take place on Wednesday, 10 March 2021 between the hours of 8.00am and 8.00pm.

NOTICE (Fri. 26th Feb): Positions Remaining Vacant

In order for any MSU Student Senate nomination to be valid, prospective candidates for elections must be proposed by not less than 120 members who sign an official e-Nomination Form to that effect.

The latest time for receiving nominations is 12 noon on Tuesday, 23 February 2021.

Valid nominations were not received by the latest time for receiving nominations for the MSU Student Senate positions mentioned in the statements of Candidates below.

View: MSU Notice of Positions Remaining Vacant - MSU Student Senate (PDF)

NOTICE (Wed. 24th Feb): Nominations Received

Pursuant to Schedule 6.5 of the MSU Constitution a full list of nominations shall be published and displayed publicly by 5pm on the day following the close of nominations.

Nominations received by 12 noon on the last day for receiving nominations
View: Statement of Nominations Received - MSU Executive (PDF)
View: Statement of Nominations Received - MSU Student Senate (PDF)