Elections 2016

At Trinity Hall Hustings, Candidates Seize Last Chance to Impress

In the last hustings of the campaign period, candidates in the TCDSU elections made their last plea for votes in Trinity Hall

TCDSU Elections Count 2016

Follow updates from The University Times live, right from the count centre.
By Edmund Heaphy and Eleanor O'Mahony

Landslides in President, Education and Welfare Races

Dramatic leads for McNulty, Ní Lochlainn and O'Faoilléacháin predicted by The University Times.
By Conor Parle and Sinéad Loftus

McNulty Elected President in Landslide Victory

McNulty, who ran on a platform of empowerment, equality, college efficiency and accommodation, won on the second count with 49.8 per cent of the vote.
By Eleanor O'Mahony and Dominic McGrath

Dale Ó’Faoilleacháin Elected Education Officer of TCDSU

Ó Faoilleacháin won with 59.4 per cent of the vote on the first count, beating competitor Patrick Higgins.
By Eleanor O'Mahony and Dominic McGrath

Aoibhinn Ní Lochlainn elected Welfare Officer of TCDSU

Ní Lochlainn stormed ahead of her competition, winning on the first count with 60.3 per cent of votes.

Rowley Elected Ents Officer in TCDSU Elections

Rowley won on the fourth count with 50.6 per cent, with Caolán Maher coming in second place.
By Eleanor O'Mahony and Dominic McGrath

Dramatic Decrease in Voter Turnout for TCDSU Elections, Compared to Last Year

The TCDSU elections have seen an 18 per cent decrease in voter turnout compared to last year, with only 3,894 votes cast.
By Dominic McGrath

Baker Elected Editor of The University Times

Baker is the second independently-elected editor of The University Times, and ran on a platform of accessibility and improving the skills of current staff.
By Eleanor O'Mahony and Niamh Egleston

Glen Byrne Elected Communications and Marketing Officer of TCDSU

Byrne won on the first count with 54.2 per cent of the vote in a tight race with Emmet Broaders.
By Sinead Loftus and Dominic McGrath