My Reaction

Posted by: | February 10, 2009 | 2 Comments

I promise I’ll write more, but in the meantime, here’s my reaction to it all. Be warned, it’s not very sophisticated, but comes in several steps. 1.) Sigh.2.) Plz growz up. Plz lern electrl code. Thx.3.) Why am I getting so much email?!4.) Please don’t submit complaints out of spite. Please see number 2 above.5.) […]

More complaints

Posted by: | February 10, 2009 | Comments Off on More complaints

Numerous emails have been sent out with complaints. Gerald will be posting those filed by Ed Durgan, as well as the response of the election committee to those, but here is another email I received regarding more complaints. The Elections Committee received six complaints from Ed Durgan on Saturday, February 7. The Committee has decided […]

Update on disqualification

Posted by: | February 9, 2009 | 4 Comments

The following message has been sent out to all VFMs. There’s also a list of complains and the EA’s response to them that came in another email- I’m trying to figure out a way of uploading them all. Hopefully they will be up soon. This statement is being released to all VFM contestants on Monday, […]

For the second time in the past year, it seems like, candidates and winners of the AMS elections will once again be going to student court. My thoughts on this is that the process, and candidates’ inability to accept defeat, hurts not only the candidates, but the AMS itself, which doesn’t seem to be able […]

I have just received the following news: On Tuesday February 3 around midnight the Elections Committee was given a formal appeal supported by video evidence implicating Blake Frederick and two other candidates as exhibiting “slate” behaviour. As per Section 9, Article 2(11) in the Code of Procedures, it states that: “Candidates shall not run in […]

Unofficial Results

Posted by: | February 6, 2009 | 6 Comments

Courtesy of the Ubyssey, we have preliminary numbers for the races. These aren’t official and haven’t been ratified, but here they are for your perusal, regardless. President Blake v Paul Paul v Alex Blake v Alex Blake Paul Paul Alex Blake Alex 2701 1645 1238 2653 2442 2400 PresidentAlex > Paul – 1415Blake > Paul […]

If we shadows have offended…

Posted by: | February 5, 2009 | 6 Comments

If we shadows have offended, Think but this and all is mended, That you have but slumber’d here While these visions did appear. And this weak and idle theme, No more yielding but a dream, Gentles, do not reprehend: If you pardon, we will mend. And, as I am an honest Puck, If we have […]

VFM Results:

Posted by: | February 5, 2009 | 4 Comments

Due to a hole in WordPress, this post’s author is misattributed. The follow was written by former Insiders editor Gerald Deo. $1800 UBC Spectator $1500 Radical Beer Tribune $1200 UBC Student Media $1100 UBC Insiders $1000 The Knoll $700 FairVote UBC $400 The Devils Advocate $300 AMS Gossip Guy a) thank you. b) this is […]

Election Results

Posted by: | February 5, 2009 | 10 Comments

The results are in! Over 6500 people voted in this election, which is apparently the highest turnouts in the past several decades. Yay democracy! The results: PresidentBlake Frederick-apparently he only won by 46 votes- quite a far cry from last year… VP AcademicJohannes Rebane VP FinanceTom Dvorak VP ExternalTim Chu VP AdministrationCrystal Hon Board of […]

Update on voting irregularities

Posted by: | February 4, 2009 | 12 Comments

The Elections committee has issued the following statement:On Sunday evening, a campaigning irregularity complaint was submitted to the Elections Committee. The complaint stated that VP Academic candidate Johannes Rebane and friends were in Vanier commons block and going door to door asking students to vote on their laptop, and giving cookies to students. The committee […]

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