Council elections

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Council elections 2017 declaration of results

Election of ONE (1) Academic Staff Member to the University Council

The result of the 2017 Academic Staff election that closed at midday on 16 October 2017 is:

Candidate and votes received

HUNTER, Kate—526
ELLENBROEK, Bart—210
LAUFER, Daniel—133

INFORMAL—0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS—6

The voter return was 39.20%, being 875 votes cast from 2,232 eligible electors.

The Council confirmed Kate Hunter’s reappointment to a four year term from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2021 at its meeting held on 25 October 2017.

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

The result of the 2017 Student election that closed at midday on 16 October 2017 is:

Candidate and votes received

LENIHAN-IKIN, Isabella—1,188
MAULE, Anya—1,123
OLSEN, Brad—321
FUGE, Thomas—222
SATUR, Kevin—162
HUNT, Delia—91

INFORMAL—0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS—23

The voter return was 14.83%, being 3,130 votes cast from 21,102 eligible electors.

The Council confirmed Isabella Lenihan-Ikin’s appointment to a two year term from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019 at its meeting held on 25 October 2017.

To find out more

These elections are governed by the Council Membership Statute and the Council Elections Procedure. For more information please contact: