!ELECTIONS SSMU

Welcome to the Home of Student Elections at McGill University!

What’s New at Elections SSMU

  • General Information
  • Fall Referendum Period
  • Winter Referendum Period
  • Election Bylaws

Email Change!!

SSMU recently migrated its email and cloud systems from Vibe and Groupwise to Google Drive and Gmail! As such, the Elections SSMU email has changed from elections@ssmu.mcgill.ca to elections@ssmu.ca!

Though emails sent to the old address should be forwarded to the new account, please be aware of the change.

Incoming SSMU Executives 2017-2018:

Congratulations to our new team of Execs, who will lead SSMU in the 2017-2018 academic year!!

President:

Muna Tojiboeva

VP – Operations:

Anuradha Mallik

VP – Finance:

Arisha Khan

VP – External Affairs:

Connor Spencer

VP – University Affairs:

Isabelle Oke

VP – Internal Affairs:

Maya Koparkar

VP – Student Life:

Jemark Earle

Fall 2016 Referendum Period

Referendum Results:

Fall Student-Initiated Referenda & Council-Initiated Referenda

Turnout: 4098 (18.1%) of 22602 electors voted in this ballot.

Creation of a Musicians’ Collective Fee

Yes

2538 (72.0%)

No

987 (28.0%)

Abstain

573 (14.0%)

Midnight Kitchen Fee Renewal

Yes

2912 (78.6%)

No

794 (21.4%)

Abstain

392 (9.6%)

Midnight Kitchen Discretionary Projects

Yes

2489 (73.9%)

No

877 (26.1%)

Abstain

732 (17.9%)

Free Menstrual Hygiene Products Fee and Health & Hygiene Products Fund

Yes

3118 (80.7%)

No

744 (19.3%)

Abstain

236 (5.8%)

General Assembly Online Ratification

Turnout: 2859 (12.6%) of 22602 electors voted in this ballot.

Nomination of the SSMU Board of Directors 2016-2017

Yes

1722 (86.7%)

No

265 (13.3%)

Abstain

872 (30.5%)

Nomination of the Auditor for the Fiscal Year of 2017

Yes

1681 (89.9%)

No

189 (10.1%)

Abstain

989 (34.6%)

Winter 2017 Referenda

Referendum Results:

Fall Council-Initiated Referendum

Turnout: 3836 (17.9%) of 21380 electors voted in this ballot.

McGill Athletics & Recreation Fee Referendum

Yes

1315 (35.7%)

No

2364 (64.3%)

Abstain

157 (4.1%)

General Assembly Online Ratification

Turnout: 2644 (12.4%) of 21379 electors voted in this ballot.

Motion Regarding the Formal Ratification of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Yes

2178 (82.9%)

No

209 (8.0%)

Abstain

241 (9.2%)

Winter Referendum Period

  • Council – Elections SSMU Presentation – January 12th
  • Council for Notice of Motion for Council-Initiated Questions – February 9th
  • Council for Council-Initiated Questions + Committees – February 23rd
  • Nomination Period for Student-Initiated Referenda – February 1st to February 22nd
  • Meeting for Committee Chairs – February 23rd at 4:00PM
  • Campaign Period – March 6th to 16th
  • Polling Period – March 13th to 16th at 3:00PM
  • Elections Announcement @ Gerts – March 16th at 5:00PM
  • Athletics Ancillary Fee Referendum: Appendix

Election Bylaws

If you are interested in the electoral process please check out the most up-to-date SSMU bylaws, found here.