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):
Social Democratic Students
Council election coordinator: Tuomas Dahlström, firstname.lastname@example.org, 044 9701491