Council Elections

All candidates for staff and student elections are required to follow the Principles governing campaigning.

University Council Student Election 2019 - to fill a casual vacancy

Declaration of the Poll

At the close of nominations on Tuesday, 19 March 2019, eight (8) eligible nominations were received.

As the number of nominations was greater than the number of vacancies, a poll was conducted.

At the close of polling at 5.00pm on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 (AEDT), a total of 7,683 formal votes was received.

The votes received by each candidate were as follows:

Henry FOX2,074
Devendra SINGH650
Andy NGUYEN 503
Kevin SHI1,291
James WHITEHEAD1,498
Tara-Lyn CARTER651
Ashley BARDIS498

No candidate received an absolute majority of the primary vote.

Accordingly, the distribution of preferences and exhaustion of primary votes took place; the poll result can be accessed here.

As Henry Fox was the candidate who received an absolute majority of votes after the distribution of preferences, as Returning Officer, I declare Henry Fox is elected to the position of student member of Monash University Council.

See Henry Fox's candidate statement here.

Richard Long
Returning Officer
5 April 2019