first_img20:26 Concluding thoughts from ‘Oh Well, Alright Then’ HQ: “we hope moderate apathy wins the day” 19:08 Cherwell‘s campaign pic pick: an endearing sketch of Jessy Parker Humphreys’ face [mm-hide-text]%%IMG_ORIGINAL%%12388%%[/mm-hide-text]  [mm-hide-text]%%IMG_ORIGINAL%%12391%%[/mm-hide-text]  “My biggest thank you has to be to Catz- I’m basically sure it was Catz what won it. I’m looking forward to taking a million steps forward with OUSU and all my great colleagues.” 21:36 Jack Hampton is drunk 20:38 Old-guard BNOCs on that hypeThe @LGBTLeaders team in Manchester desperate to know the result of the #OUSU2015 elections!! @BackJackOUSU— Cai Gwyn Wilshaw (@Caiwilsh) November 19, 2015 20:23 “Live feed”  20:56 Eden Bailey, reacting to success: …and Oh, Well, Alright Then…. 21:00 Jack Hampton responding to victory:  21:22 Jack Hampton buying our Cherwell reporter drinks 21:06 Sandy Downs to Cherwell: “Thank you to my slate, Corpus and the queers. Well done to Jessy and Jenny – and bring on next year!”EDIT – further comment: “We’re happy and we’re going to get drunk!” Only 1 man in next year’s OUSU Sabbatical team. Now that’s the kind of gender inequality I can get behind! #ousu2015— Cameron J. Quinn (@camstaquinn) November 19, 2015 21:04 Official response from Eden Bailey: ““I’m absolutely delighted. This is such an important time for higher education, and I’m grateful that the students of Oxford have decided that I’m the person to speak up for them all on the university and national level.” 20:04 OUSU election coverage attracting Oxford’s greatest and goodestPumped for #ousu2015 results – tuning in to @Oxide_Radio for the first time ever— Zachary Spiro (@zacspiro) November 19, 2015 19:42 Heated exchanges on [email protected] there were 3142 voters this time, and 3138 last year? as a grad student in stats, that’s hardly statistically significant— Lindsay Lee (@lindsay_lee) November 19, 2015 19:30 The thumbnail looks even better 20:28 OxStu reading our live blog – nice work :* 19:16 Top #ousu2015 accessory award goes to Jack Matthews – he kept it all these years…Sporting my retro #OUSU2011 sticker to remind you its the last day to vote in #OUSU2015!— Jack J Matthews (@jackjmatthews) November 19, 201519:13 And our favourite putdown: Hi @VERSAoxford, I didn’t say I *can’t* work w/ someone who knows f-all, I said I’d rather not, esp when there’s a better candidate running.— Marina Lambrakis (@MarinaLambrakis) November 17, 2015 20:24 THE COUNT IS COMPLETE  [mm-hide-text]%%IMG_ORIGINAL%%12394%%[/mm-hide-text]  20:40 [email protected]_Radio coverage of #ousu2015 dryer than California right now…— Will Neaverson (@WillNeaverson) November 19, 2015 20:36 Looks like #receiptgate is delaying the results announcement… One of the candidates whose receipt was not received claims the receipt was delivered #OUSU2015— Election2015 (@OxElection2015) November 19, 2015 20:35 Unnamed election official: results are “interesting”. Cherwell correspondent at BackJack HQ: “incredibly nervous and tense in here”. Groundbreaking stuff. 20:15 Cherwell denizens feeling the heat [mm-hide-text]%%IMG_ORIGINAL%%12392%%[/mm-hide-text]  19:53 BAAAAIIIIITTTTTNews from the RO – receipts not received from all the slates and candidates, but this may be due to a lack of expenditure. #OUSU2015— Election2015 (@OxElection2015) November 19, 2015 i have a soapbox from which to challenge the government on the #hegreenpaper. ecstatic. #ousu2015. (important, i’m v short.)— Eden (@Eden_VB) November 19, 2015 18:58 OUSU less impressed with stellar Oxide coverage than we are, [email protected]_Radio struggling to hear some of your guests!— OUSU (@ousunews) November 19, 201518:49 A highlight of this election for us was BackJack’s innovative use of Grindr[mm-hide-text]%%IMG_ORIGINAL%%12387%%[/mm-hide-text] 18:46 THE DEADLINE FOR EXPENDITURE RECEIPTS HAS PASSED. Props to Oxide Radio for the info #fireinthebooth18:38 We couldn’t contain our excitement – here’s a SICK countdown timer so you can follow every second of hype:  18:29 A quick reminder that coverage has been ongoing for the last couple of weeks: here‘s an article by Eden Tanner about mental health, and here‘s one on the same subject by Jack Hampton. Both interesting reads in an atmosphere of increasing debate around mental health provision in Oxford.18:23 #punylives #mightyoverlordsHurrah OUSU Election Day today!!! Been waiting for this day! Then we can stop receiving emails from slates and get on with our puny lives— RMW (@bexwhatsun) November 19, 201518:19 Meanwhile, some are more dedicated to OUSU than others… 19:57 Whatever the result, Cherwell‘s ready I can feel the walls of the Cherwell Election Centre shaking #tension #iwanttogohome #OUSU2015— RMW (@bexwhatsun) November 19, 2015 20:12 Louis Trup chatting live to Oxide Radio from Colombia: “the main way I’ve been keeping up to date is via the Cherwell and OxStu [sic] websites” 19:27 Duncan Shepherd brought us our favourite codpiece of the campaignGalactic support for #BackJack #OUSU— BackJack (@BackJackOUSU) November 14, 2015 Didn’t bother tuning in for the NUS referendum? #ousu2015— Adam Roberts (@comradeadam) November 19, 2015 20:09 SHOTS FIRED President: Jack Hampton (1389 votes) – BackJackVP Access and Academic Affairs: Eden Bailey (875 votes) – IOUVP Welfare: Sandy Downs (858 votes) – BackJackVP Charities: Beth Currie (1297) – independent candidateVP Graduates: Marina Lambrakis (394 votes) – The Big PictureVP Women: Orla White (677) – IOUAll uncontested candidates electedVoter turnout: 14.2%, four more voters than in 2014________________________________________________ #ousu2015 Our Election Correspondent intern just finished his balti.— The Oxford Student (@TheOxStu) November 19, 2015 [mm-hide-text]%%IMG_ORIGINAL%%12396%%[/mm-hide-text]  20:07 And they really bring out the best in people Wouldn’t “the number of students” be ‘lesser’ rather than “fewer” (or than ‘less’)? Fewer students, lesser number. #ousu2015— Adam Roberts (@comradeadam) November 19, 2015 21:52 Winding up at Cherwell Towers – congratulations to the candidates, and pick up a Cherwell tomorrow for a hefty dose of facts and analysis. 19:50 Readers will be reassured to know that he’s listening, though [mm-hide-text]%%IMG_ORIGINAL%%8652%%[/mm-hide-text] 18:07 Voting in the OUSU elections has now closed! As we wait with baited breath for the results that will determine student experience between MT16 and TT17, Cherwell is here to bring you all the updates and reaction to events on George Street at OUSU HQ. 20:03  [email protected] Super quick and basic t-test gives p-value of 0.51, meaning the difference in voter turnout is not at all significant— Lindsay Lee (@lindsay_lee) November 19, 2015 19:32 Turnout: ¡¡¡¡¡¡¡3142 voters, 14.2%, up 4 VOTERS FROM LAST YEAR!!!11!!1! [mm-hide-text]%%IMG_ORIGINAL%%12389%%[/mm-hide-text]  19:46 Interestingly there’s complete Twitter silence on #ousu2015 from both of of the two last OUSU Presidents @ljtrup and @tomrutland KEY RESULTS (full results here) [mm-hide-text]%%IMG_ORIGINAL%%12390%%[/mm-hide-text]  Very excited for the @OxElection2015 results show on @Oxide_Radio in five minutes time! Tuning in 600 miles away #commitment #ousu2015— Joe Smith (@JoeSmith0211) November 19, 2015 Tuning into @Oxide_Radio from LA for the #OUSU2015 results!— Will Neaverson (@WillNeaverson) November 19, 2015So hyped for the #OUSU2015 election results!!!! so I can go home— Tom B From The Pack (@tom_boc) November 19, 201518:10 Having finished the evening’s hackery, the BackJack slate has posted a bleary-eyed photo of themselves, doubtless exhausted from hours of messaging distant acquaintances and friends of friends in time-honoured student election fashion.[mm-hide-text]%%IMG%%12386%%[/mm-hide-text] 21:02 Women are the real winners of this election 21:08 Jack Hampton is covered in BackJack stickers, apparently. “I’m not going to remember this evening – I’ve just drunk an unbelievable amount of brandy in 10 minutes.” 21:30 Blurry shot of IOU celebrating… [mm-hide-text]%%IMG_ORIGINAL%%12395%%[/mm-hide-text] last_img read more