If you’ve been following the blog over the past week or so, you’ll have noticed we have been running a poll asking students if they think the SUSU elections are a popularity contest.
The question has sparked a discussion among many students on what contributes a successful candidate, with more traditional factors such as experience, policies, and campaign methods being suggested, to more controversial ones such as the popularity or attractiveness of a candidate.
The results, while not necessarily representative of the whole student population, were interesting. They are as follows:
What do you think about these results? Please leave your comments below: