Here are a few facts & figures about the recent Students’ Union elections. From turnout to a breakdown of votes – here’s all you need to know.
Congratulations to all the candidates who were elected and to everyone for putting themselves forward.
This year, the turnout in the Students’ Union elections was 4,278. This represents the highest turnout in the past 5 years of SU Elections.
Women for Election
This year of all women who ran for election, 75% were elected. This is the highest level in the past 5 years. The 2016 SU elections also saw the highest number of women running for election and the highest number of women elected to the SU in the past 5 years
The 2016 SU elections saw both an increase in the number of female candidates running for election and a significant increase in the percentage of female candidates who were elected.