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Standing open in the Exec elections. Photo: University of Manchester Students' Union

Standing opens for the 2017 Exec elections

Standing in the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union Exec elections is now open to students until the 17th of February

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Exec Elections Hustings Live

The Mancunion liveblogs the unofficial hustings for this year’s Exec Team elections

Photo: Jonathan Breen

Exec ignore voters, nix paid Mancunion editor

Sixty-eight per cent of students vote for Mancunion editor to be full-time paid job – but Exec ignore result and remove role as part of cuts to make up for £0.5m deficit

Photo: Michael Williams

Meh-lection frenzy sweeps Students’ Union Exec

Exec position nominations see lack of interest, even though advertised for people who “fancy earning £16.6k” or “taking a paid year out”

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Have the Exec kept their promises?

One semester in – we check if the Exec have kept their promises

All of the candidates for the UMSU executive elections, 2013.

Should Students’ Union executive candidates be allowed to campaign with iPads?

With increased accusations of voter intimidation and the inequity to allowing a tool to be used that costs hundreds, we ask whether iPads should be allowed

£3700 was spent to close Oxford Road, and £1560 on a performance by Misha B. Photo: Luchia Houghton-Lloyd

‘Reclaim the Night’ cost Union £7k

But the figures show “not even half of the picture”, says Tabz O’Brien-Butcher

Amanda Walters celebrating her first election victory.
Photo- Joe Sheffer

The importance of being accountable

After last week’s dramatic front page, Emma Bean discusses the importance of holding elected officials to account