!ELECTIONS SSMU

Welcome to the Home of Student Elections at McGill University!

What’s New at Elections SSMU

  • SSMU Elections
  • Fall Referendum Period
  • Winter Referendum Period
  • Updated Election Bylaws
  • Student-Initiated Referenda
  • FAQ's

SSMU Elections Timeline Winter 2017

Executive & Senator Nomination Kit: Nomination Kit 2017-2018

  • Executive Nomination Period – January 30th to February 17th
  • Extended Executive Nomination Period – February 17th to 22nd
  • Senator Nomination Period – January 30th to February 7th
  • Extended Senator Nomination Period – February 8th to 10th
  • Mandatory Candidate Information Meeting – February 23rd
  • Campaign Period – March 6th to 16th
  • Executive Candidates’ Press Conference – Monday, March 6th 4-7pm, SSMU Ballroom
  • Executive Candidates’ Debate – Thursday, March 9th, 5-8pm, SSMU Ballroom
  • Polling Period – March 13th to 16th at 3:00PM
  • Election Announcement @ Gerts – March 16th at 5:00PM

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

 

Updated Election Bylaws

If you are interested in the electoral process please check out the newly updated SSMU bylaws, found here.

Student-Initiated Referenda

Information regarding student-initiated referendum can be found here.

There are 3 required documents, so make sure to check them all out!

FAQ’s

You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers! We have published a page of FAQ’s and “how to’s” for your convenience, plus we welcome you to suggest more topics for us to include!

Check It Out!