Your Guide to the 2012 UPUA Election
It’s election day! After two weeks of intense campaigning, it’s finally time for the students to pick who gets to
lead our student government into prosperity spend our $140,000 during the 2012-2013 school year. If you’re part of the 18% of the student body planning on voting in today’s UPUA election, it’s essential for you to be informed on all the candidates.
While it may be fun to go through the list and vote for whoever has the coolest name, it’s damaging to democracy to cast an uninformed vote. In the lasting words of the first UPUA President-Elect Jay Bundy, “You voted for me bitches. That was a bad idea.” We don’t want that to happen again, so we’ve compiled a list of resources to use when voting today. Polls open at 7 am and will close at 10 pm.
First, you’ll need to log-on to vote.psu.edu to cast your vote.
Here are our profiles of the three presidential tickets:
Here’s our coverage of each of the campaigns:
Here’s our coverage of the two presidential debates:
Here’s our guides for all the other positions you’ll be voting for:
And here’s the rest of the coverage this election cycle:
In the words of the great Dennis Kucinich: “If you don’t vote your heart, your heart never wins.” In all seriousness, there has never been a more important time for student government and student leadership in Penn State’s history. Please take a few seconds out of your day and vote. We’ll have more coverage when the returns come in tonight around 10 pm.
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