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UPUA Election Results

After a busy day of campaigning from all the candidates, the results of today’s UPUA elections are in. 2950 people voted, and there was a 8% voter turnout. While there was no opposition to the Mullen/Dooley ticket, there were definitely a few races to watch for throughout the day, especially within the academic colleges. Here are the results, with the votes each winner got:


Katelyn Mullen and Brenden Dooley-2822


Anthony Panichelli-1980

Rishi Mittal-1612

Laurel Petrulionis-1538

Steffen Blanco-1457

Stephen Payne-1448

Evan Riddick-1317


Emily McDonald-830

Katie Esarey-744

Chase Englund-683

Gokul Sundar-631

Pawel Chrzanowski-600

Kevin Horne-587

Dutch Markward-586

Ted Ritsick-563

John Wortman-553

Scott Tomensky-542

John Garfield-516

Mike Augustyn-460


Caleb Fernandez-743

Victoria Woods-740

Lindsey Hannon-738

Hannah Lindsay-707

Shannon Rafferty-642

Kate Taylor-589

Dray Krishnan-567


Agricultural Science

Lina Montopoli-111

Arts and Architecture

Jeff Holzer-64


Ryan Belz-227

Division of Undergrad. Studies

Katie Tully-261

Earth and Mineral Sciences

J.P. Milton-111


Tim Rinehart-132


Emily Miller-109

Health & Human Development

Madison Benfield-282

Liberal Arts

Melissa McCleery-414


There was a tie between Joe Pitts and Yousef Saba with 21 votes. There will be a runoff election next week.

Schreyer Honors

Somrit Basak-149


Anand Ganjam-424

Best of luck to all those who will be serving the student body in the 8th Assembly!

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Miniature Penn State Tailgate Bus Up For Sale, Tailgate Never Has To End

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