Samara Jones has become President of the University of York Students’ Union for the 2019/2020 academic year.
Samara Jones has won the 2019 YUSU President election against Rohail Karim, Flavio Sansa, Christopher Oldnall, Nayomi Karthigesu, Tim Nguyen, Connor Drake, Anna Spowage and Chris Small. In second place was Chris Small followed by Tim Nguyen.
Academic Officer was taken by Giang Nguyen
Activities Officer was taken by Ollie Martin
Community and Wellbeing was won by Steph (Effy) Hayle
York Sport was taken by Maddi Cannell
Full results listing
Black Asian Minority (BAME) Officer: No candidates
Disabled Students’ Officer: No candidates
Environment & Ethics Officers: Merry Dickinson and Mark Matthews
International Officers: Jessica Rendini and Sorhna Perrot
LGBTQ Officer: Gem and Matt
Mature Students’ Officer: Ioana Dumitrescu
RAG (Raising and Giving) Officer: Annie Bocock and Sam Meadows
Volunteering Officer: Emily Johnsen
Womens’ Officers: Ally Smith and Daisy Slate
Working Class & Social mobility Officer: No candidates
Non Officer Positions
Faculty Rep Sciences: Felicity Maiden
Faculty Rep Arts & Humanities: No candidates
Policy Coordinator: Kelly Balmer
Student Trustees: Isaac Barnett and Josh Mackenzie
This year’s YUSU elections saw a voter turnout of 31%, with 37,998 ballots cast and 6,140 voters. Voter turnout by college was highest among James, Langwith and Alcuin College. Congratulations to all candidates elected!