January 29th, 2019 – Kingston Ontario

The AMS Elections team would like to thank all of those who participated and voted in the 2019 Winter Election season. As of 8:00pm January 29th, 2019 the polls for the AMS Executive Election and the Undergraduate Student Trustee election have concluded. The results are as follows:

The AMS Elections Team would like to congratulate Team AJW for being elected as the 2019-2020 AMS Executive. The results were a vote of 91.3% (3898) “Yes” and a 30.1% turnout. We wish them the best in their upcoming term.

The AMS Elections team would like to congratulate Tyler Macintyre for being elected to the position of the Undergraduate Student Trustee for the 2019-2021 school year. The results were a vote of 89.2% (3685) “YES” and a 30.1% turnout. We wish him the best in his upcoming term.

The AMS Secretary, Bronwyn Woolhouse, has made the following statement: “The Elections Team and I would like to congratulate Auston, Jessica, Will, and Tyler. They worked hard on their campaigns even though their respective elections were uncontested. I look forward to seeing what they do in the future and have confidence that they will be successful in their endeavors as their terms begin later this year.”

The AMS Executive has also made the following statement: “We congratulate Tyler Macintyre and Team AJW on their successful election results tonight. We are excited to begin the transition process with this enthusiastic team.”

Results for the 2019 Winter Referendum can be found on the AMS Website at myams.org.

Thank you once again to all that participate and voted! On behalf of the Elections Team I wish everyone a great rest of their semester.

All questions can be addressed to Kristen Johnson, Chief Electoral Officer, at ceo@ams.queensu.ca

 

Please direct all media inquiries to Rachael Heleniak, AMS Director of Communications, at communications@ams.queensu.ca or (613) 533-6000 x 75850


BACKGROUNDER

Alma Mater Society (AMS) – http://www.myams.org

The central undergraduate student government at Queen’s University, the AMS represents over 17,750 students and is the oldest student government in Canada. There are over 1,000 student volunteers and 800 paid staff.