AUSU 2016 By-Election Results

The votes are in for the 2016 AUSU By-Election!

We would like to thank all the members who participated in the election, either by running as a candidate, by engaging in our election forum, or by voting. This by-election had 988 votes. Thank you for voicing your top picks for AUSU council!

Vote Tally

Congratulations to Amanda Lipinski and Robin Bleich for being elected to AUSU council!

The following is the final vote tally, as taken directly from the Simply Voting system.

Amanda Lipinski 317 17.1%
Robin Bleich 302 16.3%
Sarah Blayney Lew 267 14.4%
Cyra Frisk 216 11.7%
Joshua Ryan 206 11.1%
Mark Swarek 195 10.5%
Carly Gallant 190 10.3%
Mark Teeninga 159 8.6%

Certified Results

You can view the certified by-election results from the Chief Returning Officer here.

You can view the certified by-election results from the Simply Voting system here, or through your ballot.


If you have any questions or concerns about the by-election, please contact the Chief Returning Officer, Melissa McBeth at

The deadline to submit an appeal is October 12, 2016 at 11.59pm MT.

Make note, the elections process and conduct is outlined in our Election Policy 3.01 – Election Conduct, which can be viewed on our website here.