The 2017 Guild Elections: Live
20:01 – SEAN TURNER IS ANNOUNCED AS THE GUILD PRESIDENT FOR A SECOND TERM.
Sean Turner (president). Ananda Mohan. Oba Ackinwale. Rory Hughes. Your Student Officer team 2017/18! ????????????
— LiverpoolGuild (@LiverpoolGuild) March 10, 2017
20:00 – Your new Student officers are current officers Oba Akinwale, Sean Turner, Ananda Mohan and newcomer Rory Hughes. This is the first time in five years there has been no female officer.
19:54 – JMU and Hope announce their winners.
19:48 – University of Liverpool students collated 6,424 votes, a 31% increase in voting from last year.
19:36 – Liverpool’s VP, Yasmin Gasimova, and the presidents of JMU and Hope’s SUs introduce the ceremony. They announce that over 20% of Liverpool’s student population have voted, the highest numbers ever.
19:36 – There’s still not much happening tbh
19:31 – The other candidates have all arrived.
19:18 – Current President Sean Turner enters to applause alongside current Deputy President Oba Akinwale. Official statement from Sean: “I am fucking bottling it.”
19:00 – Evening all and welcome to our live blog of the 2017 Guild elections. Campaigning has been non stop (and mad irritating) all week, but tonight it all comes to a close.
JMU, Hope and the University of Liverpool are all joining in UoL’s Guild to hear their results.