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Students’ Union Elections 2016 Toghcháin Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn 2015 #nuigsu16

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Full-Time Officers • President • Vice-President / Education Officer • Vice-President / Welfare Officer

Election: Thursday 3rd March 2016. Nominations open at 10am on Thursday 18th February 2016 Nominations close at 5:00pm on Wednesday 24th February 2016

Part-Time Officers • Oifigeach na Gaeilge

• Convenor of the College of Science

• Equality Officer • Societies’ Chairperson • Postgraduate Officer • Clubs’ Captain • Mature Students’ Officer

• Convenor of the College of Engineering & Informatics • Convenor of the College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences • Convenor of the College of Business, Public Policy & Law

• Convenor of the College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies

Election: Thursday 10th March 2016. Nominations open at 10am on Thursday 25th February 2016 Nominations close at 5pm on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 The Students’ Union Council Chairperson is elected at the final SU Council of the academic year. Only registered Class Representatives are eligible to participate in this election. .


Contents Clár na nÁbhar What’s it All About?.............................................................................2 Céard atá i gceist leis? Students’ Union Officer Positions....................................................3 Oifigigh Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn What Do They Do?...............................................................................4 Céard a dhéanann siad? Why Should You Run?..........................................................................9 Cén fáth ar chóir duit dul san iomaíocht? How Do You Run?.............................................................................. 10 Cén chaoi ar féidir leat dul san iomaíocht? Running A Campaign..................................................................... 11 Feachtas a rith Busting The Myths............................................................................. 14 Na scéalta gan bhunús a dhíbirt The Rules.............................................................................................. 15 Na rialacha Voting Information........................................................................... 16 Faisnéis vótála Election Statistics.............................................................................. 17 Staitisticí maidir le toghcháin Polling Statistics................................................................................. 18 Staitisticí maidir le vótáil Results.................................................................................................... 22 Torthaí

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What’s it all about? Céard atá i gceist leis?

The Students’ Union is an independent body whose function is to represent its members and promote, defend and vindicate their rights in the University and elsewhere. Every student, on payment of the student levy, is automatically a member of the Students’ Union. As a result you are entitled to avail of all the Union’s services. Those services range from advice on welfare and education to the Students’ Union Shop and the College Bar. In addition to those services, the Students’ Union represents you on all university committees. It also works with the university to ensure your voice is heard and that any concerns you have are raised. Students’ Union officers advise, lobby and speak on your behalf from orientation through to graduation. The Students’ Union Executive Committee runs the Students’ Union on an on-going basis and is responsible for the day to day representational functions and activities. The Executive is made up of fifteen officers who are nominated and elected each year by you, the members. The Students’ Union Executive is responsible for providing you with information and advice covering the whole spectrum of student life from academic issues to issues regarding accommodation and equality.

Mission

“The mission of the Union shall be to represent its members and promote, defend and vindicate the rights of its members at all levels of society.”

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Students’ Union Officer Positions

Oifigigh Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn There are three full-time officers and twelve part-time officers. Full-Time Positions • The President • The Vice-President / Welfare Officer • The Vice-President / Education Officer Full-Time Officers work full-time and take sabbatical leave from their studies. They are paid an annual salary of €24,000 (gross).

Part-Time Positions • The Equality Officer • The Postgraduate Officer • The Mature Students Officer • The Irish Language Officer • The Societies’ Chairperson • The Clubs’ Captain • The Students’ Union Council Chairperson • Convenor of the College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies • Convenor of the College of Science • Convenor of the College of Engineering & Informatics • Convenor of the College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences • Convenor of the College of Business, Public Policy & Law

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What Do They Do?

Céard a dhéanann siad? The responsibilities of each officer is outlined in the Students’ Union Constitution. The President i. S/He shall act as Chairperson and shall have responsibility to uphold this Constitution and the terms of reference of all Union companies. ii. S/He shall be responsible for liaising with the appropriate staff members of the Union, the Union’s companies and with University management. iii. S/He shall have responsibility for the day to day finances of the Union in conjunction with the senior staff member and shall report to the Finance Committee on those issues. iv. S/He shall also be responsible for ultimate coordination of Students’ Union campaigns v. S/He shall be required to act as a member of the Boards of Directors of companies owned by or related to the Union. vi. S/He will represent Union members on University committees. vii. S/He shall be the Chief Executive Officer and chief spokesperson of the Union. viii. S/He shall be the principal delegate to the National Council and Annual Congress of the Union of Students in Ireland. ix. S/He shall also be required to give a mandatory report on work carried out at each Executive meeting.

The President co-ordinates the activities of the Students’ Union and works with University Management to achieve the best academic environment and quality of life for NUI Galway students. The President is responsible for the Union’s finances, co-ordination of Union campaigns and acts as the chief spokesperson of the Union. The President sits on a wide range of university committees including Údarás na hOllscoile, Finance Resource Committee and Standing & Strategic Planning Committee. The President is also appointed to the boards of the following companies for the duration of their term: • Students’ Union Commercial Services Ltd: A company owned by the Students’ Union which manages the College Bar, Students’ Union Shop, Smokey’s Café, The Hub Café, The Wall Café and Caife na Gaeilge. • Seirbhísí Comhaltas na Mac Léinn Teo: A company owned by the Students’ Union responsible for producing Students’ Union publications. • College Campus Radio Ltd: A company responsible for Flirt FM • Cumann Céimithe na Gaillimhe Aonad Sláinte do Mhic Léinn Teo: A company responsible for managing the Student Health Unit.

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What Do They Do?

Céard a dhéanann siad? Vice President Welfare Officer

i. S/He shall have responsibility for providing information and educating the general student body on welfare issues and to this end shall initiate campaigns on relevant and pressing Welfare issues. ii. S/He shall also provide a confidential listening and referral service for members of the Union iii. S/He shall represent members on various University committees. iv. S/He shall also organise and chair the Welfare Forum. v. S/He shall also be required to give a mandatory report on work carried out at each Executive meeting.

The Welfare Officer assists students with problems in areas of accommodation, childcare, study, health, finances and social welfare. He / She works closely with on-campus accommodation companies and residents associations. He / She sits on a wide range of university committees including Safety Committee, Discipline Committee and the University Centre Planning & Management Group. The Welfare Officer also organises the Welfare Forum and a variety of high profile campaigns such as Mental Health Week and SHAG Week. Dealing with individual student queries is a large part of the Welfare Officer’s job. The Vice President / Welfare Officer sits on the following committees: • Discipline Committee • Financial Aid Fund Allocation Committee • Health Unit Board of Directors • Crèche Committee

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What Do They Do?

Céard a dhéanann siad? Vice President / Education Officer

i. S/He shall have ultimate responsibility for the co-ordination of the CRC in conjunction with the relevant staff members. ii. S/He shall provide a confidential listening and referral service for all Union members. iii. S/He shall represent members on various University committees. iv. S/He also has responsibility for keeping the Executive and general student body informed on relevant educational issues. v. S/He shall be responsible for dealing with individual requests from students. vi. S/He shall also organise and chair the Education Forum. vii. S/He shall also be required to give a mandatory report on work carried out at each Executive meeting.

The Education Officer assists students in areas such as grants, exams, the library and computer facilities. He / She works with University Management to improve academic services for students. He / She sits on a variety of university committees including Academic Council, Academic Standing Committee, Discipline Committee and Academic Planning Resource Committee. The Education Officer also co-ordinates the SU Council and organises the Education Forum. Dealing with individual student queries is a large part of the Education Officer’s job. The Vice President / Education Officer sits on the following committees: • Academic Council • Exam Appeals Committee • Library Committee

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What Do They Do?

Céard a dhéanann siad? The Equality Officer

i. S/He shall have responsibility for the promotion of equal opportunities and equal participation for all members of the Union. ii. S/He shall initiate relevant campaigns to highlight and address difficulties facing students arising from societal and / or campus inequalities. iii. S/He shall be responsible for promoting integration in all student activities iv. S/He shall provide a limited number of hours weekly for the purposes of consultation and referral for Union members. v. S/He will represent Union members on various University committees.

The Postgraduate Officer

The Mature Students Officer

i. S/He shall represent mature students on campus. ii. S/He shall promote their full involvement in the academic and social life of the university community. iii. S/He shall work with the other Students’ Union officers, clubs, societies and the University as a whole to promote the development and integration of mature students at NUI Galway.

The Irish Language Officer

i. S/He shall be responsible for the promotion of the Irish language and culture amongst the members of the Union. ii. S/He shall enforce the policy set out in Article 18.B.

i. S/He shall be responsible for developing Union policy on postgraduate education.

iii. S/He shall support the work of the Irish language societies on campus.

ii. S/He shall represent the interests of Postgraduate Students

iv. S/He shall be proficient in Irish. The Elections Committee may, before an election, demand an Irish Language Officer candidate to demonstrate his/her fluency and literacy in Irish. The Director of Spoken Irish in NUI Galway (or a person nominated by the Director) shall adjudicate. A lack in fluency or literacy shall deem that candidate ineligible for the position.

iii. S/He shall promote their full involvement in the academic and social life of the university community and the University. iv. S/He shall work primarily in conjunction with the Vice-President / Education Officer. v. S/He will represent Union members on various University committees.

v. S/He will represent Union members on various University committees.

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What Do They Do?

Céard a dhéanann siad? The Societies› Chairperson

Students’ Union Council Chairperson

i. S/He shall have the responsibility of liaising between the University’s societies, the Union, and the University.

i. S/He shall chair the meetings of the Students’ Union Council

ii. S/He shall also help and advise societies and voice their concerns and needs on relevant University Committees.

ii. S/He shall represent all class representatives on the Executive Committee.

iii. As such, the Union recognises the Societies’ Chairperson as the Chief Representative of the University’s societies.

iii. He/she shall work with the College Convenors to see that each class in the University has a class representative.

iv. S/He shall also organise and chair the Societies’ Forum.

College Convenors

i. They shall act as the chairpersons of each relevant College Class Representatives Council (‘College Council’).

The Clubs› Captain

S/He shall have the responsibility of liaising between the University’s clubs, the i. Union, and the University.

ii. They shall represent their College’s class representatives and students at the Executive Committee.

S/He shall also help and advise clubs and voice their concerns and needs on relevant University Committees.

iii. They shall work with the Chairperson of Students’ Union Council to see that each class in the University has a class representative.

As such, the Union recognises the Clubs’ Captain as the Chief Representative of the University’s clubs. S/He shall also organise and chair the Clubs’ Forum.

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Why Should You Run?

Cén fáth ar chóir duit dul san iomaíocht?

You will directly impact on the student experience

You will be a leader of a unique organisation

The Students’ Union has a huge impact on the lives of students. Whether it’s fighting for longer library hours over Easter so that you can complete that all important dissertation, or being part of a national campaign for student rights – as a Students’ Union Officer you have the ability to greatly affect the lives of students.

As a Student Leader you will be one of the fifteen people responsible for leading the Students’ Union. You will have the opportunity to shape the direction and work of an organisation in a way you may never have again. Complete with professional staff to support you, you have a great opportunity to make some big changes.

You will help fight for thousands of students

Employability and Experience

One of your most important roles will be to represent students. From diverse issues such as learning & teaching, to students being treated as equal citizens in the community, you will ensure that the student voice is heard loud and clear.

Being involved in the management of an organisation with over 16,000 members before you leave college puts you in a great position. You will develop skills in leadership and organisation and learn about finances, democracy, education, event management and a whole host of other skills. From negotiating agreements with the University to giving presentations to thousands of students; from leading campaigns to create positive change, to working as part of a team of leaders; these are skills which will help you out in the incredibly tough job-market and make you stand out from the crowd. The roles are really what you make of them; if you are elected you get the chance to make the role your own. No matter which role you go for, you’ll gain experience of chairing meetings, leading campaigns, managing budgets, communicating and team building.

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How Do You Run?

Cén chaoi ar féidir leat dul san iomaíocht?

Eligibility Are you a registered student and have you paid the student levy? If you can answer yes (and chances are you can!) then that’s it. You are eligible to seek nomination.

Choosing a Position The first thing you need to decide is whether you want to run for a full-time or part-time position. A full time position means you’ll have to take a year out from your studies if you are not due to finish this summer. However, parttime positions are flexible and can fit around your studies. Secondly, take a look at each role and the full job description. All positions offer varied responsibilities and experience. Think about the skills you might have that would make you a good candidate for a position. Talk to the current officers about their experiences in the role and what they have experienced.

Nominating yourself To nominate yourself, you must complete a nomination form with the details and signatures of at least 20 members of the Students’ Union. Nomination forms are available from the Students’ Union Office and Students’ Union website. Completed nomination forms must be returned to the Students’ Union Office before the close of nominations. The deadline is very strict! Don’t leave it until the last minute. Submit your nomination form as soon as you have it completed and spend time planning your campaign. Remember to get a few extra people to sign your nomination form to allow for any mistakes. Students can nominate as many candidates as they wish. In addition to submitting your nomination form, you are also required to submit a picture of yourself for the ballot paper. It’s a good idea to use the same picture that you will use on your posters. The picture must be of you! Animations or logos will not be accepted.

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Running a Campaign

Feachtas a rith

To be successful in an election you will need to convince the electorate that you are the best person for the job, and that you understand students and will represent them on issues that matter to them. The election campaign begins at 6:00pm on the Sunday before the election. That gives you Sunday evening and three full days before Election Day. Here are a few things to consider for your campaign:

Campaign Team To run a good campaign it is advisable that you get a team together to support you. Your team will provide valuable support to you during the election week. Ask your friends to give you a few hours support and arrange times that suit them. Some people might not want to help with canvassing, but they might be able to help with postering. Get whatever help you can! The more people you can communicate with, the better chance you will have. Ask one of your friends to be your Campaign Manager. It will be their job to handle logistics and manage your campaign team.

Manifesto Your manifesto outlines your policies, plans and ideas for what you would do if elected. Talk to your friends and classmates about what they would like to see the Students’ Union do. Think about what your plans and how you would go about implementing them. You don’t need to think of all the details, but you should avoid making broad sweeping promises without having some though behind them. Above all, make sure your manifesto is relevant to students.

Your manifesto should also include something about yourself and why you are the best person for the position you are seeking. Include a photo so people know who you are. For consistency, it is a good idea to use the same photo that will appear on the ballot paper.

Speak to Students Talking to students is the number one method for convincing them to vote for you. Posters, flyers and T-Shirts will only do so much. You need to get out and canvass voters. Most election candidates will tell you it’s the hardest part of an election, but it’s also the most important part. Take some time to think about what you want to say to voters. The most obvious question you’ll be asked is anybody should vote for you, so make sure you have an answer ready. Talking to students does not mean shoving a flyer in their face: it means dialogue, asking questions and communicating your policies and ideas. Don›t forget to balance the need to engage with the need to be efficient – you will need to reach a lot of people in a short space of time. This is where slogans can come in handy, especially if it jogs someone›s memory when they are looking down a long list of names on a ballot paper. Lecture shout outs are also a good idea for speaking to a lot of students, but you will need the lecturer’s permission first. Students want to know what you plan to do and how it will affect them. Simply saying “vote for me” is not enough. You need to say why. Referring to something you are already doing (before you›ve even been elected) or something you have already done is a great way to show that you mean what you say.

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Running a Campaign

Feachtas a rith Posters, leaflets and other promotional material

Follow the rules Schedule 1 of the Students’ Union Constitution outlines the rules governing publicity in Students’ Union elections. Read them and make sure your campaign team reads and understands them. Also, remember that the University Code of Conduct and general laws also apply! If it was not allowed last week, it is not allowed during election week.

Make sure your promotional material is eyecatching and gives a clear message to students. Check that there are no spelling or grammatical errors and that your name appears clearly! It sounds obvious, but be sure to factor in some time to get feedback (and free proof reading!) from your friends.

You will be held responsible for all elements of your campaign, so always err on the side of caution if you are not sure about something. Don’t miss out on being elected because you thought it would be okay to break the rules. While you’re trying to justify an action that probably didn’t result in any extra votes, your competitors will canvassing and winning votes.

T-Shirts are always very popular, especially during full-time elections. Be realistic when ordering T-Shirts. Count how many people you actually have on your campaign team and avoid overbuying. Remember that T-Shirts are only effective when they’re seen, so try to recycle them amongst your campaign team and friends who are actually on campus during election week. You can make your own T-Shirts very cheaply, or you can have them professionally printed. Advertees is a local T-Shirt printing company who support many Students’ Union activities with great deals. Check out www.tees.ie

Work hard!

Social media and websites are also great promotional tools, but remember to stick within the rules. Websites or social media pages are not permitted to go live until the campaign officially begins at 6:00pm on the Sunday before the election.

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Forget House of Cards! Do not waste time trying to devise cunning plans and devious strategies. The candidates who have been elected in recent years have been the candidates who have worked hardest. Focus on your own campaign and don’t miss an opportunity to approach students on campus or knock on doors.

Remember the Date Don’t forget to tell people when to vote. Despite the campus wide promotion, you are bound to meet somebody after the election who will promise to vote for you! Include the date of the election on your campaign materials and remind students that NUI Galway ID is required to vote.

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Running a Campaign

Feachtas a rith

Be considerate Avoid doing anything that will annoy or offend voters. Making noise outside the library might seem like a great idea to attract attention to your campaign, but you will lose more votes than you will gain. Ask your campaign team to avoid congregating in large groups at polling areas. You will reach more voters by spreading your team across campus.

Lecture Shout Outs This is the best way to talk to large groups of students, but remember to keep it short and always ask the lecturer’s permission.

First Preference isn’t everything! Remember that first preference isn’t everything! The Students’ Union elections are conducted under the Single Transferable Vote Proportional Representation System so be sure to canvass students for second or third preferences if they’ve already committed to supporting your opponent.

Make every vote count Polling hours are 10:00am to 8:00pm. Don’t make the mistake of finishing early. On average, 184 votes are cast in the last two hours of polling. To put that in context, the winning margin has been less than that amount in more than five

Manage your time.

elections over the past three years.

Try to keep your diary as clear as possible during election week. Rearrange any personal commitments and if you have a part-time job, try to arrange some time off. Be sure to get enough rest. Being tired and cranky doesn’t mix well with canvassing!

Winning isn’t everything

Be gracious Whether you win or lose, you’ll interact with a lot of people. Make sure you’re gracious at all times, especially to your supporters, but also to your opponents.

Run your campaign, not your opponent’s

It is important to remember that more people lose elections than win. Think about what you get from running in an election. Not only does it look good on your CV, but you also get some great experience working to deadlines, managing a budget, being creative, managing volunteers, public speaking and running a campaign. Also, there is a specific set of principles that you care about, you get to give those issues a real platform by running in an election.

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Busting the Myths!

Na scéalta gan bhunús a dhíbirt “You have to spend a fortune on a campaign”

Most students avail of, or benefit from, a Students’ Union service every day. Whether it’s having a pint in the College Bar or getting help appealing an exam result, the Students’ Union plays a bigger part in students’ lives than most students realise. However, many students are not aware that the Students’ Union is a democratic organisation and that it is run by ordinary students who are elected each year.

Not true! The election regulations prohibit gifts and promotional items, so even if you want to spend money, you’ll find it difficult! Most candidates print posters and flyers, and with a little time spent contacting printers, you’ll be surprised what you can get for your money. Use your materials wisely and you will keep your costs to a minimum.

Here are a few myths and misconceptions about running in an election and being a Students’ Union Officer.

“You need to have been involved in the Students’ Union before you can run in an election” No you don’t! Many Students’ Union officers’ election campaign is their first involvement in the Students’ Union! Full training and handover is provided to ensure you get up to speed before you start.

“I’m not popular enough to win” It is not about popularity! The campaign begins at 6:00pm on Sunday evening and the election takes place on Thursday. That gives plenty of time to knock on doors, go table to table in the canteen and College Bar and talk to thousands of students. Add in a few hours from your friends to hang posters and you will be as well-known as any other candidate. Hard work trumps popularity in any election.

“My class are on work experience, so they won’t be able to vote for me” Remote Vote is a system that allows students to vote online during normal polling hours. There’s only one requirement – students must register to use Remote Vote in the days leading up to the election. Once registered, students can vote online from anywhere during polling hours.

“Students’ Union Officers can’t achieve anything in a year” Officers can definitely achieve considerable success within a year – whether it’s lobbying the University for improved services or organising major events, their influence can be felt throughout all aspects of university life. Of course there are some things that you may not fully achieve within your term, but that doesn’t mean they cease to exist!

“Final year students can’t run in elections”

The only criterion to run in an election is that you are a member of the Students’ Union at the time of the election.

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The Rules Na rialacha The rules governing elections are outlined in Schedule 1 of the Students’ Union Constitution. The main rules regarding publicity are contained in Schedule 1, Section G. A copy of the Students’ Union Constitution is available on the Students’ Union website. If you’re not sure whether something is permitted or not, just ask. Contact elections@su.nuigalway.ie

Section G: Publicity in connection with Elections and By-Elections 1. Candidates should be aware of the University Postering Policy and the Student Code of Conduct.   2. Candidates may not distribute any gifts, promotional products, vouchers, food items, passes or tickets to promote their candidature. Only printed material and personalised campaign T Shirts may be used. Competitions and the awarding of prizes are also prohibited. 3. Sponsorship or endorsement by a third party (with the exception of promotion by another nominated candidate) is not permitted in any form by candidates or persons associated with a candidate’s campaign. Promotional material must not include branding, names or logos of any third party (with the exception of promotion of another nominated candidate). 4. A candidate shall not distribute, nor cause to have distributed, any promotional material until 6:00pm on the Sunday before the election. Promotion via any websites is also prohibited until that time. 5. No canvassing or any like activity shall take place in the immediate vicinity of the ballot box as determined by the Returning Officer.  6. Candidates may not use animals to promote their campaign. 7. Each candidate, or their nominee, must attend a daily meeting with the Elections Committee for the duration of the election campaign. 8. If complaints are received by the Elections Committee regarding the behaviour of a candidate, the Elections Committee shall have the deciding authority to deem that candidate ineligible for election to any post on the Executive Committee.  9. Any candidate who does not comply with the provisions of this Section of the Constitution shall be deemed ineligible for election to any post on the Executive Committee of the Union for that set of elections. 10. The Elections Committee will interpret the Election Regulations as they see fit and the decision of the Elections Committee is final.

Students can vote in person at a Polling Station, or electronically by using Remote Vote. Polling stations and opening times of specific stations will be advertised by the Students’ Union in advance of the election. To vote at a polling station, a student needs to present their NUI Galway ID. No other form of identification will suffice.

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Voting

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Polling hours are 10:00am - 8:00pm. Remote Vote Remote Vote is a facility to allow students to vote online. It’s particularly useful for students on satellite campuses and students on work placement, but it’s available to any student. The system is accessed via the Students’ Union website and is easy, secure and confidential. Students simply log in using their campus account. The only requirement is students must register to use Remote Vote before Election Day. If students do not register in advance, they will not be able to use the Remote Vote facility.

Students’ Union elections are conducted under the Single Transferable Vote Proportional Representation System (Electoral Act of Ireland 1923, Amendment Act 1963).

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Election Statistics

Staitisticí maidir le toghcháin

3,140 Average Turnout in Full-Time Elections 1,941Highest Number of First Preferences Received by a Single Candidate – President 2012

31 Amount of First Preference Votes between First and Second Candidates – VP Education 2014

940 Average Turnout in Part-Time Elections 279 Votes Cast Using Remote Vote (Full-Time Elections 2014)

224 Average Number of Votes

Cast in First Hour of Polling

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K

12:00pm 1:00pm

CMY

350 300 250 200 150

0

50

100

11:00am 12:00pm

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Results 2014 Torthaí 2014 President Quota: 1,622

Candidate

1st Count

Higgins, Declan

1,734

McDonnell, Jack

827

Duff, Stephen

324

O’Donnell, Paul

213

Moran, Cian

110

RON

34

Vice President Education Officer Quota: 1,566

Candidate

1st Count

2nd Count

Kelly, Phelim

1,510

1,524

Conor Fitzgibbon

1,479

1,491

RON

142

-

Vice President Welfare Officer Quota: 1,573

Candidate

1st Count

2nd Count

Ní Shúilleabháin, Aoife

1,466

1,771

O’Dowd, Alan

1,013

1,143

Mc Donald, Patrick

600

-

64

-

RON

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Results 2015 Torthaí 2015 President Quota: 1,622

Candidate

1st Count

2nd Count

Kelly, Phelim

1,734

1,298

Picard, Karl

996

1,152

Doyle, Ross

283

Moran, Cillian

193

McLoughlin, Cian

60

Re-open Nominations

32

Vice President Education Officer Quota: 1,566

Candidate

1st Count

Melvin, Rebecca

1,417

Duffy, Joanne

1,086

Re-open Nominations

81

Vice President Welfare Officer Quota: 1,573

Candidate McGovern, Jimmy

1st Count

2nd Count

1,254

1,483

Reilly, Megan

739

938

Broderick, Shane

585

-

26

-

Re-open Nominations

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