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Ed Sexton

Adam Cherrington

Dave Wharton

Dave Hellard

A Full Crop; Mary's Fall to Prolong Agony DAVID

ROBERTS

relatively

easy victories

(as

Felix

Editor a n d D e p u t y P r e s i d e n t C l u b s Dave Hellard, A d a m Cherrington,

&. S o c i e t i e s

Dave

totals

Wharton

and

Ed

Sexton

emerged triumphant last as

the

night,

elections for next year's

respectively),

representing

g e n t l e m a n , a n d n o w he's a U n i o n Officer".

with

over

65%,

A l l four o f t h e v i c t o r s p r o v e d nigh o n i n c o m p r e h e n s i b l e

by

the

i n c l u d i n g t h e full b a c k i n g of I C S M .

time

Messers

a l t h o u g h t h e y all m a n a g e d t o c o n -

Sexton

and

Cherrington

the

result

was

announced,

Union sabbatical officers reached

w e r e also notable for g a i n i n g v i c t o -

firm

their

ries o n every o n e

h a p p y " . D a v e W h a r t o n s a i d that he

conclusion.

announced

in

s h o r t l y after

The

the

results,

Union

11pm, were

foyer greeted

of the

p o l l i n g s t a t i o n s . A s a result, candidates

gained

with cheers from the small c r o w d

nearly

200,

and

declare

"Democracy

shock

from

the

assembled

Union Officers. For t h e

first t i m e

in

several

twelve both

that

they

were

"very,

very

w a s s u r p r i s e d by the result, as he

majorities

of

h a d b e e n " e x p e c t i n g N e w Election

Adam

to

t o w i n " . D a v e H e l l a r d a d d e d that

leading is

fantastic".

"At

last

the

Union's

voted

for

B o t h c a n d i d a t e s p u t their v i c t o r i e s

someone

down

d i f f e r e n c e " , a n d w h i l s t n o t i n g that

to

clear

policy

differences

w h o ' s g o i n g to make a

y e a r s , t h e St M a r y ' s " b l o c k v o t e " ,

w i t h their o p p o n e n t s , w i t h E d v i e w -

"I'm too drunk to make a

usually t h e d e c i s i v e factor in sab-

i n g the result as " S t u d e n t s

m e n t " , he d i d o b s e r v e w i t h a w r y

batical elections, failed to pick the

for w h a t t h e y w a n t e d " .

voted

smile

"St

Mary's

The victors! L to R: Dave Hellard, A d a m Cherrington, Dave Wharton and Ed Sexton. Photo: winners, with both Dave Wharton (Deputy

President

Finance

elect) a n d D a v e

Services

(incoming

President)

The victories of Ed a n d A d a m

overcoming

t h o s e of the t w o D a v e s , w i t h M r Cherrington's

opponent,

block

Matt

voted

Kempton

against t h e P r e s i d e n t . O h d e a r . "

w e r e felt t o be less s u r p r i s i n g t h a n

Hellard

com-

The raised

issue by

of

several

Simon

Officers present,

at

source

experience

was

current

Union

with one

senior

a r o u n d 180 v o t e s for N e w E l e c t i o n

C o o p e r , not even

f r o m M a r y ' s , t o w i n o n the first re-

a n n o u n c e m e n t of the result, h a v i n g

the U n i o n ' s b e i n g run by t w o bar-

allocation

left a c o u p l e

men and a steward". Meanwhile

of v o t e s .

Both

victors

c a r r i e d their first r o u n d l e a d s

present

of hours earlier

the to

dismaying

" O h my God,

to

"have s o m e p a n c a k e s " . I n d e e d M r

Rob

Hellard

C o o p e r ' s c o m m i t m e n t to his c a m -

a d d e d that " A l l the c a n d i d a t e s

w a s a i d e d by 146 s e c o n d

prefer-

paign h a d already b e e n c a l l e d into

inexperienced,

ences

which

q u e s t i o n , w h e n it e m e r g e d that he

long

h a d s p e n t a g r a n d total of 5 0 p o n

However,

his c a m p a i g n . H o w e v e r , b e f o r e he

President

and

left he d i d n o t e "If I d o lose, it's a

p o i n t e d o u t that " A lot of

secured

bit of a c a s e of an officer a n d a

success,

although

from

installed

him

St

Dave Mary's,

as

President

for

1998-99. Meanwhile, Adam

Ed

Cherrington

Sexton both

Clark,

time

incumbent

DP

but a m o n t h for

Andy and

a

F&6 are is a

handover". Heeps,

Returning

continues

ICU

Officer, oeoole

over...


2 5 February

NEWS

might be worried about

Election,

i n e x p e r i e n c e , but t h e r e ' s

responsible

no

victory.

difference

between

All

the s i t u a t i o n n o w a n d that w h e n I w a s e l e c t e d in N o v e m b e r " . T h e t u r n o u t at t h e

elections,

c o m p a r e d t o that at t h e last t h r e e rounds

which

ended-up

for

four

Mr

winning

being

candidates emphasise

the

nominees,

quality of

Editorial

Hellard's

w e n t t o great p a i n s t o all t h e

C o n g r a t u l a t i o n s voters, there

with Dave Wharton magnanimously

of

1998

declaring

will

That's

best

the

news

of

the

be no m o r e sabbatical e l e c t i o n s for

e v e n i n g as far as I'm c o n c e r n e d - I c a n leave in just o v e r five m o n t h s !

Presidential

that "I w o u l d -

a w h o l e twelve m o n t h s .

voting,

n't have

been

efforts f r o m the St M a r y ' s e x e c t o

But s e r i o u s l y , it's great t o see

upset

with

bugger the w h o l e t h i n g u p again,

healthy s u p p o r t for the n e w e d i t o r

the

up

was

at S o u t h

Despite

w e actually m a n a g e d t o elect four

with

last

candidates

candidates

p l u m p i n g for N e w E l e c t i o n w e s a w

year's

pat-

winning...

t h o u g h t w e ' d forgotten h o w .

tern,

but

t h e y ' d all have

Ken,

any

contin-

uing

of

last y e a r .

promise

a

of

the

unnecessary

1 think t h e

result

was

m o r e s u p p o r t for a realistic n e w s p a p e r style (great, isn't it?) than

S e x t o n assert-

H e l l a r d (President elect) a n d D a v e

date.

ing

Wharton

have

p r o d u c e a m a g a z i n e every w e e k is

Mary's

200,

I

any lack of ability in either c a n d i -

a

and

only

candidates

posts.

manifestos,

done job",

to

four

but for o n c e it's actually true. D a v e

by

a third at St

dropped

Most

for

none

a

good

'fresh start'

Ed

that " A l l

in their

(DP

FtVS e l e c t )

Attempting to

design

and

almost

tonight's win-

m a d e n o s e c r e t of their i n e x p e r i -

a m a m o u t h task, a n d a l t h o u g h it

disappeared

ners will d o a

ence,

m i g h t be a r e f r e s h i n g c h a n g e ,

and at

job". mm g o o d I n d e e d , as the

Charing

Cross, where

and

humour

personality

value

of

and

their

the

posters

it

could g o badly wrong. T r a d i t i o n d i c t a t e s that I have a

s e e m s t o be the key t o their s u c -

only 75 v o t -

P r e s i d e n t

c e s s . A n d w h y not? It's y e a r s since

rant

ers

elect a n d b o t h

ICU r e c r u i t e d s a b b s f r o m o u t s i d e

v o t e . S u c h a p r a c t i c e is especially

the

its o w n rather

turned

out,

to

nearly

300

l

a

s

t

November when

local

boy

Andy

the

St

M a r y ' s block

circle.

p a t h e t i c w h e n t h e m e d i c s h a d no

set-off

L e t ' s h o p e that the current i n c u m -

real interest or p r e f e r e n c e for any

t o g e t h e r for a

b e n t s will s h e d any d e f e a t i s t atti-

of t h e c a n d i d a t e s . C l e a r l y , h o w e v -

L: Jon Lambert, Alok (ha, Simon Cooper

local

t u d e s a n d g i v e the n e w b o y s a fair

er

and James Carter. Photos:

establish-

chance.

have b e e n s o u n d i n g this year, the

com-

pared

about

incoming

DP's The unfortunates. Clockwise f r o m top

Dave Roberts and Matt Kempton

drinking

ment, strong

a com-

hackneyed

True,

Wharton

was

friendly a n d

diplomatic

they

unable t o a n s w e r any of the q u e s -

fact that t h e y h a v e still r e s o r t e d t o

tions relating t o his p o s t at

this

the

childish,

disruptive

practice

H e e p s e m e r g e d as P r e s i d e n t . I his

mon

be

hustings, but let's k e e p a n o p e n

s h o w s t h e y are still militant a n d

d e c l i n e in t h e p o w e r of t h e

f o r m i n g b e t w e e n next y e a r ' s U n i o n

m i n d . I've no d o u b t that m y s u c -

insecure.

Officer.

c e s s o r will give h i m p l e n t y of stick

b l o c k v o t e h a d a b s o l u t e l y no effect

if n e e d be.

o n the results.

Felix Editor

465

53%

10

8

4

487

42%

650

62%

27 4 1

324 82 4

37% 9%

25 175 0

7 58 0

7 1

363 316

31% 27%

38%

80

66

66

236

59

875

210

7.3

0 12

18 9 184 0

5 12 55 1

3 5 4 0

4 1170 584 413 340 373 21

400 out 0

211

73

12

1 147

1061

0 757 251 121

531

Totals Needed to Win Dave Wharton

80

81

74

45 26 8 1

28

16

35

21

34

387

31 19 1

21 4 0

31 9 1

31 10 3

18 8 0

103 90 32 7

31

49 33 6

17 7 1

314 130 20

162

80

79

41

76

65

60

232

56

851

113 31 18 3

Totals Needed to Win Ed Sexton

165

10 2 75

90

47

AlokJha N e w Election Spoilt / N o pref

28 66 2 10 0 1 1

Totals Needed to Win

166 | 78

i j|

58%

189

64

9

565 755

66%

34%

18

6

0

314

27%

3 0 12

74 6% 1 1 1 154

0 61

8 233

0 59

17 852

47

39 17

35 19

116 87

37

493

18

290

5 3 64

9 25 1 4 64 | 232

2 1

64 8% 1 1 858

27 1 1

41 . 76

i

1 58

Totals

0 18 1 1 1 147

2 64

29 9 3 0

0 73

1 75

53 19 7 0 79

1 211

25 6

0 42

25 11

67% 22% 11%

6 4 1

488 238 109

1 78

22

30% 33%

60 5 8

40 15 4

10 3

29

37%

203 4 3

99 76 50

31

41

58% 29% 13%

43 14 4

51 20 3

41

47% 38% 16%

4 3 0 : o 21 1 ! 73

572

1050 526 602 out 459 0

3.30am

Winning

27

63 21 2

the

57%

Margin

First Round

150

14 12 0

Second

Others

40

33 8 1

164

1 0 43

Round Totals

Charing X

Deputy President (Clubs & Societies)

24

39 4 0

62 18 0

Totals Needed to Win Adam Cherrington Simon Cooper N e w Election Spoilt / N o pref

30 43 8 0

37

J o n Lambert N e w Election Spoilt / N o pref

Deputy President James Carter (Finance N e w Election & Services) Spoilt / N o pref

84

21 21

52 22 6 0

Dave Hellard

Thomson,

St Mary's

President

JCR

ICU

The Results

Jeremy

South Ken

New

Chem Eng

a

successor!

Huxley

force

O h y e s , I've g o t a

RSM

to

miscon-

i n d e e d that

Elec Eng

attempt

a

Irony

Mech Eng

strued

representing

Civ Eng

as

Chem/BioCherr

ures

to

Totals

ICSM

v o t e has b e e n v i e w e d by s e n i o r fig-

bond already seemed

124

71

43%

192

183

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