Results for the Associated Students of the University of Portland (ASUP) vice president and freshman class senator elections were announced tonight at 4:30 p.m. There will be a runoff election between Tate Harris and Grace Batra for the position of vice president of ASUP.
The runoff election is taking place because neither candidate received more than 50% of the vote, Harris receiving 48.6% and Batra receiving 19.5%. Nearly a quarter of the student body, 24.7% or 860 students, voted.
According to ASUP president Sage Taylor, the runoff election will likely be from Tuesday, Oct. 6 to Thursday, Oct. 8 on Engage.
Nevaeh Bray and Miguel Navarro were elected ASUP Freshman class senators, receiving 24% and 20.5% of the vote respectively. 25.9% of the freshman class, 220 freshman, voted.
According to Junior class senator and ASUP Elections Committee member Connor Heffernan, ASUP is planning on hosting a debate between the two candidates for vice president.
Below is a list of what percent of the vote each candidate received:
Tate Harris, Vice President (48.6%)
Grace Batra, Vice President (19.5%)
Raphaelle LeBlanc, Vice President (14.5%)
Claire Deamer, Vice President (4.3%)
Victoria Bajanov, Vice President (4.2%)
Karen Kim, Vice President (3.6%)
Andrew Douille, Vice President (3%)
Benjamin Kaplan, Vice President (1.6%)
Nevaeh Bray, Freshman Class Senator (24%)
Miguel Navarro, Freshman Class Senator (20.5%)
Benny Bui, Freshman Class Senator (17.7%)
Maja Elliot, Freshman Class Senator (12.4%)
Erin McKibbin, Freshman Class Senator (8.1%)
Jamieson Miller, Freshman Class Senator (5.8%)
Austin Boyle, Freshman Class Senator (4%)
Annabelle Wilkinson, Freshman Class Senator (3.3%)
Isabella Persichetti, Freshman Class Senator (2.5%)
Kayla Durand, Freshman Class Senator (1.5%)
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