2016 By-Election Results

Total number of ballots cast in the election: 332 (approx. 8 percent of the SGPS membership)

Graduate Student Trustee

Adam AliChris Cochrane
Votes Received184101

Graduate Student Senator

Do you agree to the acclamation of Ciara Bracken-Roche to the position of Graduate Student Senator of the Society of Graduate and Professional Students at Queen’s University?
Yes: 226 No: 33
2016 Election and Referendum Results

You can find 2016 election and referendum results here.

By-Election Timeline
SGPS Council called a by-election for the two vacant elected positions within the SGPS: Graduate Student Senator and Graduate Student Trustee.

  • April 13 - Nomination period opens
  • April 19 - Nomination period closes at 4:00 pm
  • April 20 - Campaign period begins at 12:00 am
  • April 26 - All candidates debate at General Meeting
  • April 26 - Campaign period ends at 11:59 pm
  • April 27 - Online voting open at 12:00 am
  • April 28 - Online voting closes at 4:00 pm


Voting opens at 12:00 am on April 27 and closes at 4:00 pm on April 28.
In order to vote, please follow this link (during the voting period):
Please make sure you are trying all possible NetIDs, as some students also have employee NetIDs and you may be registered to vote with this NetID.

If you are sure that you are an eligible voter (full SGPS member) but are unable to use the online voting system, please send an e-mail (including your student number) to the SGPS Chief Returning Officer at (elections@sgps.ca).

Frequently Asked Questions

We have created a document that answers many of the frequently asked questions we receive during election time Please click the pdf icon to the left to download the FAQ. If you have other questions, please don't hesitate to contact the CRO (elections@sgps.ca).