The Ubyssey’s breakdown of this year’s AMS elections results

This 12 months, 10,329 college students voted in AMS elections — the best turnout in three years. All 4 vice-president races had been gained by present AMS workers whereas outgoing VP Academic and University Affairs Eshana Bhangu (VPAUA) won the presidency.

We’ve damaged down the results.

Winners in contested AMS elections are decided by the Condorcet methodology wherein voters rank the candidates in every race. Each candidate is then matched up in head-to-head races with each different candidate and voters’ rankings are used to find out the winner of the matchup. The general winner is the candidate who wins probably the most head-to-head races.

Bhangu emerged from a crowded discipline because the elected AMS president, successful all seven of her head-to-head matchups by margins of a couple of thousand votes. The candidate who got here closest to beating Bhangu was Remy the Rat who solely misplaced his matchup with Bhangu. VP External Saad Shoaib got here in third, successful three majorities. The graph beneath exhibits Bhangu’s commanding margins in opposition to every of the opposite presidential candidates.

In the race for VPAUA, outgoing AMS Strategy and Governance Lead Dana Turdy emerged on prime, successful all three of her matchups in opposition to Anisha Sandhu, Kamil Kanji and Anushreya Arora. Turdy is the one elected vice-president this 12 months who doesn’t at the moment function an affiliate vp.

The different three VP races noticed affiliate VPs getting elected to the VP place. AVPs are employed, part-time, paid positions inside the AMS. The race for VP exterior noticed Associate VP Campaigns and Community Erin Co defeat colleague within the VP External’s workplace and AVP External James Cabangon and newcomer Sanchay Jain.

In the race for VP finance, AVP Finance Rita Jin defeated Interfraternity Council President Noah Jassmann and Angad Singh Gill.

In the one uncontested race, Associate VP Administration Ben Du was elected VP administration with 87.5 per cent of voting college students approving.

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