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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 elect—consisting of President Lily Parker, Vice President of Legislative Affairs Omar Aldahleh, V...

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 their campaigns by email over break. Campaigning for Executive Council positions will begin on March ...

ASWC Update: It’s 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, Emily Bowen will serve as Vice President, Chris Meabe will handle the budget as Finance Chair a...

ASWC Election Results

Contributed by ASWC

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.

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, Deepraj Pawar and AnnaMarie McCorvie, along with the sophomore split-ticket Sustainability Directors...

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 year after capturing 66.8 percent of the vote. She will be joined on the executive council by ju...

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 electoral process. Whoever puts up more posters with shinier smiles and makes you think they're...

ASWC Has Improved, But Engagement Still Problematic

Illustration by Eduardo Vazquez

Blair Hanley Frank

April 18, 2013

When I wrote my election season column last semester, the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) was in dire straits. A disjointed communications strategy and ineffectual leadership made for a political entity that seemed distant from the students it was supposed to represent. There's good news, though. ASWC has made vast improvements since l...

2013-14 ASWC Senate Elections Results Announced

Emily Lin-Jones

April 15, 2013

The results of the 2013-2014 ASWC Senate race were announced Monday April 15 at 8 p.m. Juniors Nilce Alvarez, Kayvon Behroozian, Jane Carmody and Sean Mulloy were elected senior senators for the next academic year. Next year's junior senators will be sophomores Nate Higby, Sayda Morales, George Felton...

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