ULSU election results: Kletke clinches presidency with 13 per cent voter turnout

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This article was written by Liam Devitt

In a Zoom call Friday evening, election CRO Cheri Pokarney announced the winners of the University of Lethbridge Students’ Union (ULSU) elections for the 2021-22 academic year. Holly Kletke beat out Blaine Badiuk for the top job by 344 votes.

The ULSU held a small gathering for candidates at The Zoo, where Pokarney announced the results to the Zoom call, with cheering and clapping heard off-screen.

Holly Kletke is the SU President-elect. Photo courtesy Holly Kletke.

The voter turnout was 13 per cent, with 941 students voting.

The full results, as shared on the ULSU’s Facebook page, are as follows:

Bolded candidates are elected, the first number is the amount of votes recieved, the second is the percentage.

ORS PRESIDENT (RESIDENCE REP) VOTES %
John Carter 62 53%
Rachele Preston 51 44%
None 3 3%
VP PARKWAY VOTES %
Clay Birch 108 93%
None 8 7%
VP COULEE VIEW VOTES %
Elizabeth Waddle 108 93%
None 8 7%
VP UHALL VOTES %
Tianna Read 80 69%
Kim Scott 30 26%
None 6 5%
LETHBRIDGE PUBLIC INTEREST GROUP (LPIRG) VOTES
Tess McNaughton 571
Samantha Scott 520
Joshua Omotosho 501
Taylor Blais 500
Bariyaa Ipaa 474
Teanna Zwicker 458
Mason Hoffos 437
None 188
INTERNATIONAL REP VOTES %
Araba Adenu-Mensah 47 89%
None 6 11%
FINE ARTS REP VOTES %
Alexandra Dodd 116 91%
None 12 9%
CALGARY CAMPUS REP VOTES %
Lionel Migrino 27 52%
Joan Barredo 21 40%
None 4 8%
DHILLON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS REPS – 2 Reps
VOTES %
Mitchell Nixon 86
Michelle Kildaw 75
Gage Desteur 68
Josel Paguio 66
None 34
ARTS & SCIENCE REPS VOTES
Elisha Wong 258
Madi Ing 239
Madina Ali 224
Cayley Fleischman 219
Shae Dauncey 206
Jennifer Eseonu 198
Laisa Kelly 188
Kianna Turner 168
Azra Pira 136
None 58
VP OP-FI VOTES %
Mark Serebryansky 416 44%
Joshua Hirsch 356 38%
None 169 18%
VP ACADEMIC VOTES %
Rebecca Parkkari 787 84%
None 154 16%
VP STUDENT AFFAIRS VOTES %
Amy Mendenhall 465 49%
Brent Nordhagen 312 33%
None 164 17%
VP EXTERNAL VOTES %
Ryan Lindblad 480 51%
Ezekiel Kiyeny 262 28%
None 199 21%
PRESIDENT VOTES %
Holly Kletke 575 61%
Blaine Badiuk 231 25%
None 135 14%

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