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Warnings

The following candidates were issued a formal warning or penalty designation from the Elections Committee for breaching the Rules & Regulations for the Students' Association Elections 2019:

Candidate Name Candidate Position  Severity Designation Warning Text Date Recieved

Bethany Carol

Association Environment Officer

Formal Warning

5.8. Unfair advantages prohibited, endorsements —No subcommittees of the Students’ Association, Affiliated Societies, Student Groups, or Athletic Union Clubs may endorse any candidate using any official website, social media page, mailing list, or general meeting.

03/03/2019

Bethany Carol Association Environment Officer Rule violation - mild 5.16. Prohibited activity, online campaigning — No candidate may engage in any online campaigning that automatically includes an individual without their consent to be a part of it. Specifically, Facebook groups are prohibited. 05/03/2019
Natalie Hopwood History School President Formal Warning

5.16. Prohibited activity, online campaigning — No candidate may engage in any online campaigning that automatically includes an individual without their consentto be a part of it. Specifically, Facebook groups are prohibited.

03/03/2019
Jamie Rodney Association President Formal Warning (first instance)

5.16. Prohibited activity, online campaigning — No candidate may engage in any online campaigning that automatically includes an individual without their consent to be a part of it. Specifically, Facebook groups are prohibited.

05/03/2019
Jamie Rodney Association President Formal Warning (second instance)

5.16. Prohibited activity, online campaigning — No candidate may engage in any online campaigning that automatically includes an individual without their consent to be a part of it. Specifically, Facebook groups are prohibited.

05/03/2019

 

Penalty Severity Designations

The Elections Committee shall define any rule infraction on the following scale:

  • Informal Warning

    • Will not appear on the warnings list or on the elections portal. A reminder to a candidate of the elections rules.

  • Formal Warning

    • Will not appear on the elections portal, but the elections committee is persuaded that a rule breach might have occured. 

  • Rule Breach 

    • Mild - Candidate may not have intended to break the rule, but it is too severe a breach to warrant a warning that does not go on the portal. Rule breach would not directly impact another candidate.

    • Moderate - Candidate did have some knowledge that they were breaking a rule. We may be satisfied that repetition is unlikely. Rule breach would not directly or badly impact another candidate.

    • Severe - Candidate may have been dishonest to the election committee, or have intended to break a rule with an element of deception. Rule breach would represent serious risk to fairness of election or may have badly impacted another candidates campaign.

    • Very Severe - Candidate has committed a rule break which is just short of them having been disqualified from the election.

  • Disqualification

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