Ed Reckless, our newly elected Loughborough Students’ Union President has had a petition started against him taking the role.
It became common knowledge over elections that Reckless had received a lengthy union ban over an alleged attack, of which he took his ban and apologised to everyone involved. Reckless was confronted on several occasions over the ban and his actions, to which he responded professionally each time.
The petition clearly highlights Reckless’ previous actions, aiming to use this as fuel for the petition. Reckless received over 3000 votes in the election, winning in the second round of voting; RON receiving just over 1000 votes; clearly showing that student voters at the time felt confident in Reckless.
Despite being unable to campaign on union nights out during campaigning, Reckless still had an impact upon voters and proved to over 3000 voters that he was indeed the man for the job. It is not yet known whether the Students’ Union will take this petition on board or not; which currently stands at over 200 signatures.