MSU election is a mess – as per usual

Ballot counting called off due to “extenuating circumstances”

The McMaster Students’ Union election has been nothing short of a disaster again this year after only four school days of campaigning prior to voting taking place. (The two days of voting did allow campaigning and one day prior to voting was lost due to snow)

The elections committee spent the night talking about fines/disqualification of candidates and did not even bother to start counting ballots. Instead, they claim "extenuating circumstances" and will not be counting until at least Saturday. What are their "extenuating circumstances?" Your guess is as good as mine.

Considering that the MSU holds "emergency" meetings on a routine basis because people are not doing their jobs on time, I do not give much credibility to the idea that the elections committee is actually facing "extenuating circumstances" so much as the elections process has been a disorganized mess like so many other things within that students union.

The following was posted on the door of the MSU:


For all the rush involved in the election process, you think they would actually care to count ballots in a timely fashion?

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