Campus United swept the 2017 Associated Students elections, winning 16 of 25 A.S. Senate seats and four of five executive seats.
More than 200 were in attendance for the live election result reveal at the Hub. Six Isla Vista Party members became A.S. senators, and Jack Tannenbaum, an independent candidate, the student advocate general. All 33 reaffirmation bills were passed, as well as a fee increase for the Community Financial Fund and the Legal Resource Center. Here are the photos from last Thursday’s event:
Photos by Daily Nexus photographers.
Campus United members Adham Btaddini (left) and Deepika Chandrashekar (right) embrace as they sweep 16 of 25 A.S. Senate seats. Both ran for off-campus senator seats; Btaddini won, while Chandrashekar did not. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus
Jorge Santos (left) and Steven Ho (right) were two of nine Isla Vista Party candidates to win seats on A.S. Senate on Thursday. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus
Kristin Hsu (center) thanked her mentor Matthew Santos (left) for her election as external vice president of statewide affairs on Thursday. Alex Yam / Daily Nexus
The Isla Vista Party is the fifth campus political party to emerge in the past two years. Alex Yam / Daily Nexus
Campus United won 16 of 25 A.S. Senate seats and four of five executive seats. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus
Campus United swept A.S. Elections for the second year in a row, winning four out of five executive seats and a supermajority of the seats on A.S. Senate. Alex Yam / Daily Nexus
Grecia Martinez from the Isla Vista Party was one of six candidates who ran for the four College of Letters and Science seats on Senate. She won the most votes on Thursday. Alex Yam / Daily Nexus
Members of the Isla Vista Party look on as results are announced. Nine of 25 A.S. Senate seats were filled by members of the party. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus
Adham Btaddini was one of 16 Campus United candidates to win seats on A.S. Senate on Thursday night. Alex Yam / Daily Nexus
A.S. Elections Board officials said 7,220 students turned out to vote this week, accounting for nearly 36 percent of the undergraduate student body. Alex Yam / Daily Nexus
Hieu Le (center) became A.S. President last Thursday, winning out over Nawar Nemeh, Isla Vista Party candidate, and write-in candidate Navpreet Khabra. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus
Campus United won 16 of 25 A.S. Senate seats and four of five executive seats.
Siavash Ghadiri is a senior biopsychology student at UCSB, and the current Photo Editor of The Daily Nexus.
His love for the art began with enrollment in a 35mm darkroom photography class at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, California. His experience crosses many niches, including street photography, landscape photography, portrait photography, music photography, and photojournalism.
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