Reconstitution of Senate

Election of Academic Staff and Support Staff to Membership of Senate

Declaration of Result

In line with the Regulations for the Election of two members of Academic Staff and two members of Support Staff to Membership of Senate, an election was held on the principle of proportional representation, with each member of the electorate in each constituency having a single transferable vote.

Following the close of polling, the votes have now been counted and the candidates highlighted below have been elected to the University Senate, as representatives of Academic Staff and Support Staff, for a period of four years, from 1 January 2014.

Academic Staff

The total number of votes cast was 346 and the quota was 116.33.

Candidates received the following first-preference votes:

Dr Fred Currell 55 votes
Professor Mike Larkin 88 votes
Dr Dominic McSherry 35 votes
Professor John Morison 42 votes
Dr Renee Prendergast 84 votes
Dr Keith Steele 42 votes

Following the transfer of votes from eliminated candidates, the following candidate was duly elected on the fourth count:

Dr Renee Prendergast

Following the transfer of Dr Prendergast's surplus, the following candidate was duly elected on the fifth count:

Professor Mike Larkin

 

Support Staff

The total number of votes cast was 384 and the quota was 129.

Candidates received the following first-preference votes:

George Dunn 151 votes
Kevin Flanagan 118 votes
Liv Roberts 115 votes

The following candidate was duly elected on the first count:

George Dunn

Following the transfer of George Dunn's surplus, the following candidate was duly elected on the second count:

Kevin Flanagan


A full analysis of the election results is available from Dominic Doherty (Returning Officer) at d.t.doherty@qub.ac.uk

If you have any further questions relating to these elections, you should again contact the Returning Officer.