Students’ Union Election Results Are In

Students’ Union Election Results Are In

With the Regular Elections for the Brandon University Students’ Union taking place last week, a new council has been elected with both new and old faces, and is set to take office starting May 1st, 2017.

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The students have spoken: who are you voting for?

Being curious about what students think of the upcoming BUSU election, The Quill asked them what would determine their voting choice come March 18th and 19th. Many of the students we questioned informed us that they had been paying very little attention to the campaign and were not familiar with the candidates, and thus did not have a choice in mind.

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Official statement from The Quill Editorial Executive regarding election article

On Monday, March 4th, 2013, The Quill published the article “BUSU Election Controversy” on our website, TheQuill.ca.  Later that day, we were informed that our article did not cover the full scope of the issues discussed.  After being given further information on the subject, we pulled the aforementioned article from our online edition the morning of Tuesday, March 5th.

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Concerns raised beyond bylaw violations in BUSU election

Further frustration is brewing among all students involved in the BUSU elections. The Quill had originally reported that controversy had been created by bylaw violations caused by Returning Officer Derek Booth, which, after further information surfaced Monday evening and Tuesday morning, was proven not to be the sole reason for the controversy.

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Corrections and further information re elections pending

The Quill has received further information regarding the election controversy following the publication of the article on this subject yesterday afternoon, March 4th, 2013.  In the interests of presenting a fair and balanced viewpoint on this complicated subject to our readers, yesterday’s article has been pulled pending revision with this new information.

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