Council elections

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Council Elections 2014

2014 Students Election—Declaration of Result

The result of the 2014 Student election is as follows:

Election of ONE (1) Student Member to the University Council

Total Valid Ballots  1,469
Total Blank Ballots   7
Quota  735
Voting Return Percentage  7.36%

The successful candidate was:

Stella Blake-Kelly

The unsuccessful candidates were:

Elijah Pue
Ben Mrowinski

I therefore declare Stella Blake-Kelly to be elected to the University Council by the Students.

Dated at Wellington this 15th day of October 2014.

2014 General Staff Election—Declaration of Result

The result of the 2014 General Staff election is as follows:

Election of ONE (1) Member to the University Council by the General Staff for a 4 year term from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2018.

Total Valid Ballots 453
Quota 227
Voting Return Percentage 39.74%

The successful candidate was:
Theresa Sawicka

The unsuccessful candidate was:
Paul Meredith

I therefore declare Theresa Sawicka to be elected to the University Council by the General Staff.

2014 Academic Staff Election—Declaration of Result

The result of the 2014 Academic Staff election is as follows:

Election of ONE (1) Member to the University Council by the Academic Staff for a 4 month term from 3 September to 31 December 2014.

Total Valid Ballots 288
Quota 145
Voting Return Percentage 32.65%

The successful candidate was:
Dolores Janiewski

The unsuccessful candidate was:
Peter Adds

I therefore declare Dolores Janiewski to be elected to the University Council by the Academic Staff.

2014 Academic Staff Election—Declaration of Result

The result of the 2014 Academic Staff election is as follows:

Election of ONE (1) Member to the University Council by the Academic Staff for a 4 year term from
1 January 2015 to 31 December 2018.

Total Valid Ballots 293
Quota 147
Voting Return Percentage 33.22%

The successful candidate was:
Dolores Janiewski

The unsuccessful candidate was:
Peter Adds

I therefore declare Dolores Janiewski to be elected to the University Council by the Academic Staff.


Dated at Wellington this 2nd day of September 2014.

Caroline Ward
Returning Officer—Victoria Univerisity
caroline.ward@vuw.ac.nz
(04) 463 5196