The 2021 TCDSU elections were undeniably momentous, but demonstrated plenty of milestones candidates have yet to reach when it comes to accessibility.
Last year, the union signed a two-year contract worth €17,000 for the voting system run by Eviabi, which was co-founded by Cian Walsh, the secretary of council for TCDSU.
The high number of students registered to vote is thought to be a product of coronavirus restrictions, which have resulted in students being unable to engage with College in any other way.
How TCDSU campaigns have found the experience and whether it should continue moving forward.
Cronin was elected with 93.1 per cent of the vote in the only uncontested race of this year’s elections.
Sierra Mueller-Owens will be TCDSU’s next welfare and equality officer having secured 54 per cent of the vote.
The current welfare and equality officer and a veteran of TCDSU, Keogh received 57.8 per cent of the vote and a total of 2,313 votes.
Emer Moreau will be the next editor of The University Times securing 83.3 per cent of the vote.
Genockey was elected on the first count with 56.8 per cent of the vote.
Greg Arrowsmith defeated Antonia Brady by a razor-thin margin of 49.9 per cent of the vote to 48.8 per cent.