Fast, cheap and in control

The results of the 2012 Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) election are in, and while the results aren’t surprising — especially considering all candidates ran unopposed — there was one big surprise; the turnout. 

After years of steadily increasing voter turnout, culminating with last year’s impressive 16.9 per cent figure, 2012 saw only 371 students — or 9.9 per cent of the graduate student population — log on to cast a ballot; numbers Chief Returning Officer (CRO) Kendra Magnusson called disappointing.

This was originally published in the April 2012 edition of the Gradzette. You can read the full version version by following one of the links provided.