elections

WashU Votes hosts on-campus polling for municipal election for the first time

WashU Votes and Washington University’s Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement hosted a polling place in the Danforth University Center for the Missouri Municipal Election for the first time in the University’s history, April 2.

and | Staff Writers

Student Union elections results announced

Student Union (SU) announced the results of the spring 2024 elections on their Instagram, March 8. 

| Managing News Editor

Student Union elections see higher turnout after implemented changes

Twenty-nine point two percent  of Washington University students voted for Student Union (SU) this year, a 6% increase from the 23.4% that voted in the Spring of 2022. The increase in voting can be attributed to changes in the voting platform, increased social media presence, and a new co-campaigning policy. In addition to increasing voting […]

| Junior News Editor

Editor’s Note season 2 episode 10: Voter turnout jumps in SU elections

This fall’s 34% voter turnout came after many years when turnout stayed below 25%.

| Staff Reporter

Voters select Abdallah Belhadj, Fadel Alkilani and Miriam Silberman in three contested Student Union executive elections

Student Union’s spring election was characterized by a lower than usual level of competition, while the field of candidates differed over the importance of experience versus new ideas for advocacy, March 30.

| Senior News Editor

Staff Editorial: Our editorial board members read the Student Union candidate platforms so you do not have to

The members of the Student Life Editorial Board were divided into groups in order to best analyze the individual platforms of each Student Union candidate in their respective positions. After considering the platforms, the goals of the candidates and past goals and accomplishments, these groups of Editorial Board members gave their endorsements.

A walk through WU on Election Day

Here is a peek into Election Day for Wash. U. students—from the on-campus polling site to the South 40 dorms to taking it all in from home.

Scene Staff

Missouri Democratic primary: Why you should vote

As Washington University students, we have an opportunity to make our voices heard and elect a president who will represent our values.

Zachary Opengart | Wash. U. College Democrats

Staff Editorial: The SU candidates: Considering the pros and cons of their platforms

We as an Editorial Board read through and critically discussed each candidate’s platforms.

No unity within the Democratic party

The candidates and voters need to recognize the vast importance of unity and the even more important task of electing any Democrat over President Trump.

Joshua Shapiro | Contributing Writer

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