Second team seeks nomination for AMS executive

AMS reduces required signature count for nomination to 190

There are now two teams seeking the nomination for AMS Executive.
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Ahead of the deadline for entering the race, a second team is seeking the nomination for AMS executive.

Potential Presidential candidate Isaac Sahota, ArtSci ’22, Vice-Presidential (University Affairs) candidate Amelia Cockerham, ArtSci ’22, and Vice-Presidential (Operations) candidate Tabassum Pasha, Comm ’21, have secured enough signatures to put their names in the running for AMS executive.

The original policy stated teams must collect 380 student signatures by Jan. 25 to get their names on the ballot. On Jan. 24, however, the team was notified that the required signature count was reduced to 190 and were given a one-day extension.

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“I believe we are ready to push our nomination forward, but we will take the time to earn more support from all of you,” Sahota wrote on social media. “In the coming days our team will try to reach out to the Queen’s community to acquire a list of concerns so that every voice is heard and every purpose is served.” 

The team will be running against Presidential candidate Zaid Kasim, Sci ’21, Vice Presidential (Operations) candidate Tiana Wong, ArtSci ’21, and Vice Presidential (University Affairs) candidate Ryan Sieg, Kin ’21.

Teams will be ratified at AMS Assembly on Jan. 29, before the campaign period begins on Feb. 1. Students can cast their votes on Feb. 9 and 10.

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