The UMGSA General Election has concluded. Nomination period for the UMGSA General Election is now CLOSED. The preliminary results of the election can be found below.
Preliminary election Results
The provisional results for the 2021 UMGSA General Election are:
Number of voters who cast votes for all positions: 540
Number of voters who cast votes for at least one position: 679
President (total votes cast: 577)
Silvia Sekander (Slate: Together ) – 516 Yes
Vice-President Academic (total votes cast: 563)
Rubel Chandra Talukder (Slate: Together) – 485 Yes
Vice-President Services and Support (total votes cast: 584)
Golnaz Shirzadi (Slate: Together) – 517 Yes
Vice-President Finance and Administration (total votes cast: 573)
Nora Ampomah (Slate: Together) – 394
Violeta Bekovcki – 179
Senator (total votes cast – Senator 1: 561, Senator 2: 602)
AKM Monsurul Alam (Slate: Together) – 483 Yes
William Dowie (Slate: Together) – 539 Yes
More information is available at www.umgsa.org.
The positions available include:
- Vice-President, Services & Support
- Vice-President, Academic
- Vice-President, Finance & Administration
The detailed description of each role can be found on pages 8-10 of the Governance & Operations Manual
The UMGSA Election Forums are a great venue for you to listen to each candidate speak on student issues.
Fort Garry Campus & Bannatyne Campus Joint Forum
Date & Time: March 17th, 2021 at 5:00PM CT
The Election Forum is open to all graduate students and is a chance for YOU to ask the UMGSA Executive Candidates any questions you have about their plans for the 2021/22 term, before casting your vote.
Register in advance for the Election Forum here:
Relevant deadlines and dates
Nomination period: February 8 – 19, 2021 Pre-Campaign period: February 8 – March 14, 2021* Campaign prep period: March 1 – March 14, 2021 Campaigning period: March 15 – 21, 2021 Voting period: March 22 (9am) – 23 (5pm), 2021
*please note that the ‘Nomination period’ and the ‘Campaign prep period’ also counts as part of the ‘pre-campaign’ period for regulation purposes.
Application guidelines and forms
Kindly review the Election & Referendum Manual and appropriate forms below.
- Carefully read the Election and Referendum Manual
- Fill the Election Nomination form
- Click here to access the complaint form
- Click here to access the appeal form
If you have any questions, concerns or feedback , please contact the Chief Returning Officer, Sedem Kumahor at firstname.lastname@example.org.