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DRO Decisions - Spring 2021

Deputy Returning Officer Actions

The Deputy Returning Officer is responsible for overseeing the upkeep of the elections rules and regulations. 

This article will be updated throughout the Elections period.

Date Candidate Offence/Breach Action Taken
07/03/21 Elliot Olympio (Candidate for Vice President for Welfare and Inclusion) Campaigning before the candidates were released Candidate must remove all posts from before 08/03/21
10/03/21 Adhish Wali (Candidate for President) Promoting other Candidates - Slating (Rule 1) Formal warning given to Adhish Wali. Candidate must remove all posts and content that promotes other candidates.
10/03/21 Oluwafeyisayo Ajilore (Candidate for Vice President Education) Promoting other Candidates - Slating (Rule 1) Formal warning given to Oluwafeyisayo Ajilore. Candidate must remove all posts and content that promotes other candidates.
10/03/21 Aisha Safiyanu (Candidate for FBL Faculty Officer) Promoting other Candidates - Slating (Rule 1) Formal warning given to Aisha Safiyanu. Candidate must remove all posts and content that promotes other candidates.
12/03/21 Nana Akoto-Bamfo (Candidate for President) Undertaking campaigning activity which others could not reasonably do. (Rule 7) Formal warning given to Nana Akoto-Bamfo. Candidate must submit an apology to the members to be published online. (1)
12/03/21 Zain Saqib (Candidate for Sport and Wellbeing Officer & EEC Faculty Officer) Promoting multiple roles in campaign materials - Slating (Rule 1) Informal Warning given to Zain Saqib. Candidate must remove the offending posts/items.
16/03/21 Adhish Wali (Candidate for President) Promoting other candidates and asking for them to promote their own candidacy in return - Slating - Repeat Offence. (Rule 1)

Adhish Wali has been disqualified.

Candidate lodged an appeal with the Returning Officer, however the original decision has been upheld.

16/03/21 Nana Akoto Bamfo (Candidate for President) Putting misleading information on Campaign materials (Rule 5) Nana Akoto Bamfo has been asked to remove/amend all items with the incorrect title "Vice President" on them and to only use the new "Postgraduate Officer" as per the change to role title.
16/03/21 Ayush Bhatia (Candidate for VP Activities & FAH Faculty Officer) Undertaking physical campaigning (Rule 3) Ayush has been asked to avoid engaging in physical conversation when around the Hub, regardless of the topic.
17/03/21 Comfort Yarkor Ampadu (Candidate for Postgraduate Officer) Asking other candidates to promote them - Slating (Rule 1) Informal warning given to Comfort Yarkor Ampadu, candidate must remove any posts supporting other candidates.

(1) I am sorry for the mistake of using my work email as a means to campaigning for the election. although it was a mistake as i keep  switching back and forth from my work and student email it is still a breach of the election rules and i am deeply sorry. Sincerly. Nana.

Complaints

Full elections regulations and guidance can be found here

If you wish to submit a complaint you can do so here

 

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DRO Decisions - Spring 2021

These are the Deputy Returning Officer decisions for the Spring Elections 2021.
This document will be updated daily as more decisions are made.

Fri 12 Mar 2021