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The highest voter turnout for more than 35 years in the Student Union Council election

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Release | 5.11.2015

The Student Union of the University of Turku (TYY) Council elections’ voting ended on Wednesday, 4 November. Almost 6000 students from the University of Turku voted. The new Student Union Council was elected for the next two years.

Preliminary results of the Student Union Council elections are now published. The results still require Student Union's Central Election Committee’s confirmation.

In total 5916 students voted and the voter turnout was 41.66 %. The turnout is the highest since 1979. TuKY List got the largest group of representatives, in total eight seats. However, TuKY List lost three seats from previous Student Union Council. The lists increasing their representatives were the Green Left, Green List and Lex Group. The candidate receiving most votes was Sanni Salmenoja (Eduxi) who got in total 125 votes. In total 24 men and 17 women were elected to the new Council of Representatives.

The results of the elections by list (unconfirmed):
(Parenthesis is the change of seats from the previous elections)

TuKY 8 (-3)
TYY Terveeksi 5 (-1)
Lex 5 (1)
Green Left 5 (2)
Hybridiaani 5 (0)
Green List 4 (2)
Torchbearers 3 (0)
Eduxi 3 (0)
Oikeat 1 (0)
Social Democrat Students 1 (-1)
Humanist List '15 1 (0)

The True Finns - The Finns Party 0 (0)
TYRMY - on behalf hobby associations 0 (0)
Center Students 0 (0)

New Student Union Council (to be confirmed):

TuKY

Damalie Elom

Olander Aleksi

Raitio Kristian

Lunkka Henna

Peltomaa Paula

Lappalainen Iina

Vähäsaari Laura

Nygrén Eveliina

 

TYY Terveeksi

Hiltunen Henni

Yli-Pietilä Eemil

Määttänen Oona

Laine Lassi

Kantonen Tatu

 

Lex

Dahlström Tuomas

Laakso Ville

Wilén Noora

Paavola Tomi

Seppä Sami-Petteri

 

Green Left

Nguyen Hai

Suomalainen Iiro

Manninen Riku

Rantala Pekka

Kondelin Sade

 

Hybridiaani

Vähä-Heikkilä Matti

Palanterä Paavo

Jokinen Risto

Knuutila Aapo

Selenius Otto

 

Green List

Wessman Kukka-Maaria

Saari Emmi

Musakka Tuula

Kulha Katariina

 

Torchbearers

Wallenius Tytti

Harjuniemi Inari

Salakka Janne

 

Eduxi

Salmenoja Sanni

Korventausta Miikka

Lempiäinen Jesper

 

Oikeat

Vesa Antti-Jussi

Social Democratic Students

Karjalainen Katarina

 

Humanistilista ‘15

Ylitalo Saara

Read more:

Student Union Council Elections 2015

Questions?

Council election coordinator: Tuomas Dahlström, tukrda@utu.fi, 044 9701491