January 28, 2018

KINGSTON, ON – Today, AMS Chief Returning Officer Sarah Obonsawin made the following statement on behalf of the AMS Elections Team:

“The Elections Team has been notified that Natasha Kornak has withdrawn her candidacy for Vice-President (University Affairs). Per the AMS Constitution Section 2.2.2, the candidates for President and Vice-Presidents shall run as a team and with this withdrawal there is no longer a team on the ballot. We are awaiting Judicial Committee interpretation to determine next steps for the Society.”

All questions can be addressed to Sarah Obonsawin, Chief Returning Officer, at cro@ams.queensu.ca 

BACKGROUNDER 

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

The central undergraduate student government at Queen’s University, the AMS represents over 17,000 students and is the oldest student government in Canada. It has over 1,000 student volunteers and 700 paid staff.