Calling All Students to Vote in their SU Elections
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Campuses all over the country are teeming with campaigners for various Students Union Executive positions and society committee places for next year. Here are some of the reasons why you should take an interest and vote and / or run in an election at your university. The majority of people are currently getting annoyed at being continually badgered to 'vote for me' by random students with bright placards and t-shirts on their way to a 9 o'clock lecture; on their way home; and even on nights out. What's more you can't even escape the incessant campaigns at home as they're all over Facebook and university intranet sites. Give it a couple of weeks and it won't just be the SU Exec any more, but all of the societies as well as they hold their Annual General Meetings (AGM). What's all the fuss about then? Why should you take an interest in these annoying people? And more importantly, why should you vote? Let's start with the candidates. While it may seem that they are an annoying obstacle placed on campus for students who actually have lectures to attend, they are actually highly driven, passionate people.
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