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VOTING IS NOW OPEN!

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Now is your chance to shape your postgraduate student union! 

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VOTING opened: 22nd of april at 7pm

voting closes: 24th of april at 5pm 

winners announced: 24th of april at 7pm!

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To watch your candidates LIVE in action at our Hustings, watch the below videos! Hustings is a space for our candidates to introduce themselves, elaborate on their manifesto pledges and take questions from the wider postgraduate community! 

Hustings Part 1

Hustings Part 2

VOTING IS Now closed

Thanks to all members who were able to cast their votes. And a big congrats to all candidates. This was a brave step. We have no doubt that this will be the best KPA Committee yet

Watch the Recorded Results Below:

Results Part 1

Results Part 2

RESULTS OF THE KPA ELECTION 2020-21

 

1.KPA President

Number of votes cast for this position: 216

Number of candidates contesting the position: 2

Number of spoiled ballots counted: 35

Round 1

 

Katie CHARLTON: 129 votes.

Chris HENDRY: 44 votes.

Re-open nominations: 8 votes.

 

Katie CHARLTON has won the contest!

2. Student Trustee

Number of votes cast for this position: 205

 

Number of candidates contesting the position: 1

 

Number of spoiled ballots counted: 41

 

Round 1

 

Sophia TAHA: 141 votes.

 

Re-open nominations: 23 votes.

 

Sophia TAHA has won the contest!

 

3. International Officer

 

Number of votes cast for this position: 205

 

Number of candidates contesting the position: 1

 

Number of spoiled ballots counted: 35

 

Round 1

 

Bettina KELEMAN: 159 votes.

 

Re-open nominations: 11 votes.

 

Bettina KELEMAN has won the contest!

 

4. Equality & Diversity

Officer

 

Number of votes cast for this position: 205

 

Number of candidates contesting the position: 1

 

Number of spoiled ballots counted: 45

 

Round 1

 

Dzifa BLAGOGEE: 143 votes.

 

Re-open nominations: 17 votes.

 

Dzifa BLAGOGEE has won the contest!

 

5. Association Secretary

 

Number of votes cast for this position: 206

 

Number of candidates contesting the position: 6

 

Number of spoiled ballots counted: 36

 

Round 1

 

Atieme OGBOLOSINGHA: 51 votes.

 

Ellie RALPH: 42 votes.

 

Martin GOODHEAD: 33 votes.

 

Sila OZDEMIR: 16 votes.

 

Matthew MEEHAN: 12 votes.

 

Wafa BERHAIL: 11 votes.

 

Re-open nominations: 5 votes. Eliminating

 

worst candidate... Worst candidate is Re-open nominations (number 0; score: 5)

 

Round 2

 

Atieme OGBOLOSINGHA: 51 votes.

 

Ellie RALPH: 42 votes.

 

Martin GOODHEAD: 33 votes.

 

Sila OZDEMIR: 16 votes.

 

Matthew MEEHAN: 12 votes.

 

Wafa BERHAIL: 11 votes.

 

Number of candidates left: 6 Eliminating worst candidate... Worst candidate is Wafa BERHAIL (number 11; score: 11)

 

Round 3

 

Atieme OGBOLOSINGHA: 51 votes.

 

Ellie RALPH: 43 votes.

 

Martin GOODHEAD: 36 votes.

 

Sila OZDEMIR: 17 votes.

 

Matthew MEEHAN: 12 votes.

 

Number of candidates left: 5 Eliminating worst candidate... Worst candidate is Matthew MEEHAN (number 13; score: 12)

 

Round 4

 

Atieme OGBOLOSINGHA: 52 votes.

 

Ellie RALPH: 45 votes.

 

Martin GOODHEAD: 40 votes.

 

Sila OZDEMIR: 17 votes.

 

Number of candidates left: 4 Eliminating worst candidate... Worst candidate is Sila OZDEMIR (number 10; score: 17)

 

Round 5

 

Atieme OGBOLOSINGHA: 54 votes.

 

Ellie RALPH: 47 votes.

 

Martin GOODHEAD: 41 votes.

 

Number of candidates left: 3 Eliminating worst candidate... Worst candidate is Martin GOODHEAD (number 9; score: 41)

 

Round 6

 

Atieme OGBOLOSINGHA: 64 votes.

 

Ellie RALPH: 58 votes.

 

Number of candidates left: 2 Eliminating worst candidate... Worst candidate is Ellie RALPH (number 12; score: 58)

 

Atieme OGBOLOSINGHA: 90 votes. Number of candidates left: 1

 

Atieme OGBOLOSINGHA has won the contest!

 

6. Vice President

 

Number of votes cast for this position: 210

 

Number of candidates contesting the position: 6

 

Number of spoiled ballots counted: 33

 

Round 1

 

Parker ROBINSON: 37 votes.

 

Sharon (Xia) YANG: 37 votes.

 

Brian ASANTE: 36 votes.

 

Oliver BARNES: 35 votes.

 

Dan NEWTON: 17 votes.

 

Richard BACKHURST: 10 votes.

 

Re-open nominations: 5 votes.

 

Eliminating worst candidate... Worst candidate is Re-open nominations (number 0; score: 5)

 

Round 2

 

Parker ROBINSON: 37 votes.

 

Sharon (Xia) YANG: 37 votes.

 

Brian ASANTE: 36 votes.

 

Oliver BARNES: 35 votes.

 

Dan NEWTON: 17 votes.

 

Richard BACKHURST: 10 votes.

 

Number of candidates left: 6 Eliminating worst candidate... Worst candidate is Richard BACKHURST (number 5; score: 10)

 

Round 3

 

Sharon (Xia) YANG: 40 votes.

 

Parker ROBINSON: 38 votes.

 

Oliver BARNES: 36 votes.

 

Brian ASANTE: 36 votes.

 

Dan NEWTON: 19 votes.

 

Number of candidates left: 5 Eliminating worst candidate... Worst candidate is Dan NEWTON (number 3; score: 19)

 

Round 4

 

Sharon (Xia) YANG: 43 votes.

 

Brian ASANTE: 41 votes.

 

Parker ROBINSON: 40 votes.

 

Oliver BARNES: 40 votes.

 

Number of candidates left: 4 Tie for worst candidate –

 

between Parker Robinson and Ollie Barnes. Based on the number of first choice votes received by the two tied candidates, Parker received the most (37) - Oliver received 35

 

Eliminating worst candidate... Worst candidate is Oliver BARNES (number 4; score: 40)

 

Round 5

 

Sharon (Xia) YANG: 51 votes.

 

Parker ROBINSON: 49 votes.

 

Brian ASANTE: 46 votes.

 

Number of candidates left: 3 Eliminating worst candidate... Worst candidate is Brian ASANTE (number 8; score: 46)

 

Round 6

 

Parker ROBINSON: 59 votes.

 

Sharon (Xia) YANG: 58 votes.

 

Number of candidates left: 2 Eliminating worst candidate... Worst candidate is Sharon (Xia) YANG (number 6; score: 58)

 

Parker ROBINSON: 89 votes. Number of candidates left: 1

 

Parker ROBINSON has won the contest!