student elections

Why uncontested elections are a problem for democracy at Queen’s

A fundamental problem at Queen’s has received limited attention and even less action: our lack of engagement in student politics.Continue...

2020 Student Elections, Explained

Get up to speed with the 2020 student elections at Queen's University. The Journal breaks down what's happening in the month of January, from AMS to Rector elections.Continue...

JDUC renovations to commence May 2021

AMS Assembly convened on Nov. 7 to discuss student election procedure and hear an update about the JDUC renovation.

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In rare unanimous vote, AMS Assembly won’t endorse new alcohol policy

AMS Assembly gathered on Oct. 15 for its second meeting of the school year, voting to reject the University’s proposed alcohol policy and passing a motion to make paying the AMS membership fee mandatory to vote in student elections.Continue...

SGPS elects 2018-19 President following second election period

Following a nullified presidential election, an investigation into an election infraction and a second election period, the Society of Graduate and Professional Students has elected current Vice-President (Community) Tyler Morrison as President for the 2018-19 year.Continue...

Elections Preview: AMS Executive and Undergraduate Student Trustee Candidates

On Jan. 10, hopefuls for four roles met at an All-Candidates Meeting. These seven candidates are awaiting verification during a Jan. 19 AMS Assembly before campaigns can begin.Continue...

Cam Yung continues the Y(o)ung Rector legacy

Cam Yung had difficulty finding the right words to address his crowd of supporters after current Rector Mike Young announced that he had won the election as the 35th Queen’s Rector.

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Team LWT wins AMS executive election by a close margin

Team LWT has officially been elected as the new AMS executive for the 2016-17 school year by a close margin.Continue...

UPDATING: 2016 Student Election Results

As AMS executive, Rector and faculty society polls close tonight 8 p.m. The Journal will be updating this article as results get released.Continue...

Nursing Society re-elects last year’s president

While most faculty societies are preparing for elections this week, nursing students have already elected their student society’s executive — with their President returning for an unprecedented second year in office.Continue...

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