Elections 2015: ASM Coverage

AS ELECTIONS fever hits Aber, Aberystwyth Student Media is here to bring you all of the latest coverage and news. From the candidates’ manifestos to candidate hustings to the results night, ASM will be bringing you coverage of all the major events across all of our platforms – Online, The Courier election special, Bay Radio and Bay TV.

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Friday 20th:

Campaigning starts.

Monday 23rd:

  • Candidate Radio interviews – Each candidate will be interviewed individually on Bay Radio by the ASM team.
    • 10am – 11:15: candidates for President
    • 11:30 – 2: Activities Officer candidates
  • Candidate Debates – President & Activities – Coverage streamed online by Bay TV as well as a Live blog.
    • 18:30pm – A14

Tuesday 24th:

  • Candidate Radio interviews – Each candidate will be interviewed individually on Bay Radio by the ASM team.
    • 10am – 12:15: Education Officer candidates
    • 12:30 – 13:30: Welfare Officer candidates
    • 13:30 – 14:00: UMCA candidate
  • Candidate Debates – UMCA, Welfare & Education – Coverage streamed online by Bay TV as well as a Live blog.
    • 18:30pm – Pantycelyn

Wednesday 25th:

VOTING OPENS – 9am

Thursday 26th:

VOTING CLOSES – 5pm

  • ASM will be covering results night from start to finish via our online live stream and live blog. We will be interviewing all of the winning candidates with our special elections edition of The Courier arriving early the following week.

Aberystwyth Student Media have a regulation to cover conduct during Union elections.

Any member of the society who is involved in campaigning, either as a candidate or as a member of a campaign team, will have no association with any content produced in conjunction with the elections, and committee members are not able to exercise editorial functions in relation to elections content. A separate Elections Editor is responsible for all elections content.

logo-en-cyThe following members are involved in reporting the elections:

  • Katie Saint (Elections Editor)
  • Rhian Hughes (Chair)
  • Andrew Simpson (Online Editor)
  • Jonny Haseldine (News Editor)
  • Anastazja Fedorowicz (TV Manager)
  • Christopher-Cameron McNaught (Radio Manager)
  • Lauren Roberts
  • Ryan Owens
  • Cassie Smyth
  • Nadine El-Amami
  • Illtud Dafydd
  • Emily Rowe
  • Sarah Thornhill
  • Alex Rees
  • Shaun Butler
  • Malgorzata Hryhorowicz
  • Joel Hughes
  • Tomos Nolan
  • Eva Lightfoot
  • Stacey Gaenssler
  • Kieran Dunbar
  • Alex Tanton
  • Rebecca James
  • Aled Humphreys
  • Maisie O’Brien
  • Jo Jones
  • Nora May Engeseth

If you have any questions or complaints about Aber Student Media’s elections coverage, or if you’re interested in getting involved, get in touch with the Elections Team, at [email protected].