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URSU election results announced

Courtesy of URSU
Courtesy of URSU

Devon Peters wins second term; Yes side wins U-Pass referendum

The 2015 University of Regina Students’ Union (URSU) election results are in.

Incumbent President Devon Peters beat his opponent Daniella Zemlak to win a second term.

Peters won 1626 votes to Zemlak’s 1177.

The Yes side of the referendum question, of whether or not URSU should negotiate a universal bus pass (U-Pass) with the city, also won 1520 to 1278.

The new URSU executive, who take their positions starting this summer, are as follow:

            President: Devon Peters

            VP Student Affairs: Jason Gagnon

            VP Operations and Finance: Matthew Mutschler

            VP External Affairs: Lynn Barber

URSU’s Chief Returning Officer sent these results to the Carillon. The results are yet to be made official by an URSU board meeting.

Vice-President – Student Affairs was won by Jason Gagnon, over Emily Barber and Jermain McKenzie.

Lynn Barber won Vice-President- External Affairs over Maria Aman and Brooklyn Orban. Barber beat Aman 923-794.

Matthew Mutschler wins the uncontested seat of VP Operations and Finance 1633 for Yes and 237 for no.

More coming soon, and the Carillon will have continued URSU election coverage over the coming week and in our next print issue hitting stands next Thursday.

About Michael Chmielewski

I am a 4th political science student who loves reading, writing, studying languages, reporting, playing music (metal, if you got it), conversation, amongst many other eclectic interests. Proud to be in my second year as Editor-in-Chief of the Carillon, and even more proud of the amazing staff that I work with. Festina Lente.