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Walla Walla City Council and School Board elections approach

Naia Willemsen, Reporter September 30, 2021

While 2021 is not a major election year, there is still an opportunity to vote in the Walla Walla City Council and school board race. Many Whitman students face the question of where they can vote....

Illustration by Lily Buller.

National youth voter turnout increases; Washington breaks 40-year turnout record

Grace Jackson, Staff Reporter November 12, 2020

Though the full picture is still coming together, youth voter turnout is on pace to outstrip turnout levels in 2016. Tufts University CIRCLE projects that the final results will show that between 53–56...

ASWC E.C. Elections– The Results Are In

ASWC E.C. Elections– The Results Are In

Nick Maahs , Staff Reporter April 12, 2018

Polls closed for the ASWC Executive Council elections on Monday, April 9 at 8:00 p.m.  Shortly over an hour after, ASWC announced the results to the student body via email. ASWC’s Executive Council...

ASWC Gears up for Elections

ASWC Gears up for Elections

Rylee Neville March 30, 2018

As most of Whitman returns from spring break, students running for Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) positions are gearing up for election season. The candidates responded to questions involving...

ASWC Update: Its McCorvie!

ASWC Update: It’s McCorvie!

Mitchell Smith, Editor in Chief April 13, 2017

A new era has dawned on the ASWC Executive Council. Tuesday, April 11, EC election results were certified and announced by the ASWC Oversight Committee. AnnaMarie McCorvie will be next year’s President,...

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ASWC Election Results

April 14, 2016
Arthur Schemitz will be president of the student government next year.

ASWC Needs You…To Vote

Ellen Ivens-Duran March 10, 2016
This year’s ASWC elections will encourage students to vote by keeping polls open for a longer period of time and having physical voting booths in addition to individual online voting.
Photo by Natalie Mutter.

Voting initiatives on campus

Sara Platnick November 5, 2015
ASWC and Walla Walla for Bernie Sanders have separately implemented measures to encourage student voting on all levels.
Write-In Candidate Fills ASWC Senior Senator Position

Write-In Candidate Fills ASWC Senior Senator Position

Andy Monserud October 22, 2015
Godwin Wang, who garnered two write-in votes in last spring’s election, was offered the position following Nick Hochfeld’s resignation at the beginning of the semester.

Elections fill 5 ASWC positions, leave 1 empty

Sam Jacobson September 25, 2014

The polls closed on Monday, marking an end to the weeklong first-year Senate and Sustainability Director ASWC campaigns. The new faces joining ASWC this year include first-years Emily Bowen, Emma Bishop,...

Tatiana Kaehler Next ASWC President, Executive Council Elected

Tatiana Kaehler Next ASWC President, Executive Council Elected

Lachlan Johnson April 17, 2014

Results for the Associated Students of Whitman College 2014-2015 executive council election were released on Monday, April 14. Junior Tatiana Kaehler will be ASWC president for the 2014-2015 academic...

Federal Campaign Reform Requires Transparency

Kyle Seasly April 10, 2014

Since the U.S. Supreme Court defined money as speech in Buckley v. Valeo, U.S. federal elections have become increasingly more akin to an ad campaign selling the latest American lager than a model republic's...

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