Results from the 2016 Associated Students Election

Voting for the 2016 AS elections took place online from April 4 through 8, closing at 4 p.m.

All candidates had to receive above 20 percent of the vote for to be considered a win, meaning that abstentions can prevent a candidate from winning, even when running unopposed. In this year’s election, 5882 students voted.

In some cases, the vote count came down extremely close to the wire: Incoming Arts and Humanities Senator Alexis Eubank won by 12 votes votes and Biological Sciences Senator Christy Olds won by only 20 votes.

This year’s election also included one referendum for an increase in campus activities fees to be allocated for campus programs.

After all grievances had been settled and results were verified, announcements were made as per tradition in Price Center outside of Round Table Pizza. For candidates running unopposed, The Triton has included the number of abstention ballots.

Campus Activity Fee Referendum: Passed

  • Yes – 3172
  • No – 1922
  • Abstain – 788

President: Daniel Juarez (Students Determined)

  • Daniel Juarez (Students Determined) – 3781
  • Abstain –  2101

Vice President External Affairs: Lauren Roberts (Students Determined)

  • Lauren Roberts (Students Determined) – 2317
  • Zack Gianino (Tritons United) – 2179

VIce President Campus Affairs: Sabrina Ekdahl (Tritons United)

  • Sabrina Ekdahl (Tritons United) – 3963
  • Abstain – 1919

AS Campus-wide Senators (5): 3 to Students Determined, 2 to Tritons United

  • Kenny Jones (Students Determined) – 2389
  • Rachel Adams (Students Determined) – 2114
  • Desiree Johnson (Tritons United) – 1661
  • Morgan Kuwashima (Tritons United) – 1633
  • Dharla Torres (Students Determined) – 1585
  • Shayne Beamer (Tritons United) – 1460
  • Lesly Figueroa  (Students Determined) – 1442
  • Fernando Moreno (Students Determined) – 1228
  • Bong Bong Ferreira  (Tritons United) – 1148
  • ThÉO De SÁ-Kaye  (Tritons United) – 1128
  • Aditi Gautam (Independant) – 982
  • Yue Guo (Independant) – 710

Transfer Senator: Rubab Rizvi (Students Determined)

  • Rubab Rizvi (Students Determined) – 2312
  • Quang (Q) Vu – 2042

Arts and Humanities Senator: Alexis Eubank (Students Determined)

  • Alexis Eubank (Students Determined) – 100
  • Micaela Martinez (Tritons United) – 88

Biological Sciences Senator: Christy Olds (Students Determined)

  • Christy Olds (Students Determined) – 564
  • Josie Anguiano (Tritons United) – 544
  • Rohith Subash Voora (Independant) – 331

Physical Sciences Senator: Angie Aguilar (Tritons United)

  • Angie Aguilar (Tritons United) – 574
  • Abstentions – 280

Engineering Senator: Emily Goble (Tritons United)

  • Emily Goble (Tritons United) – 543
  • Jorge Esmerio (Students Determined) – 453

Social Sciences Senator: Denasia Marie (Students Determined)

  • Denasia Marie (Students Determined) –  713
  • Saloni Gangal (Tritons United) – 676