Results of YUFA by-elections and ratification vote

Dear members,

YUFA recently conducted a by-election for the positions of Recording Secretary and Equity Officer on the Executive Committee. YUFA also conducted a ratification vote for the position of Stewards’ Council Representative to the YUFA Executive Committee. The by-elections and ratification vote took place at the same time: from Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EDT to Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

The votes were governed by the YUFA Constitution and the YUFA By-Laws.

In the Executive Officer by-elections, a total of 487 voters cast ballots out of 1,652 eligible voters, for a turnout of 29.5%.

In the Stewards’ Council ratification vote, a total of 25 voters cast ballots out of 43 eligible voters, for a turnout of 58.1%.

The full results are as follows:

Results: YUFA Officer by-elections

Do you ratify Brenda Spotton Visano as Recording Secretary for the term beginning June 1, 2020 and ending May 31, 2022?

Yes: 443 (91.0%) RATIFIED
No: 44 (9.0%)
Total votes: 487
Total eligible voters: 1,652
Voter turnout: 29.5%

Please choose one (1) of the candidates below to serve as YUFA Equity Officer for the remainder of the term ending May 31, 2021.

Minoo Derayeh: 257 (52.8%) ELECTED
Eva Karpinski: 185 (38.0%)
Reject all: 45 (9.2%)
Total votes: 487
Total eligible voters: 1,652
Voter turnout: 29.5%

Results: Stewards’ Council Representative ratification

Do you ratify Muhammad Yousaf as Stewards’ Council Representative to the YUFA Executive Committee for the term June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021?

Yes: 25 (100.0%) RATIFIED
No: 0 (0.0%)
Total votes: 25
Total eligible voters: 43
Voter turnout: 58.1%

For more information, please email yufa@yorku.ca.