Your Guide To UPUA Election Day 2016
It’s UPUA Election Day, Penn State!
Voting begins at 6 a.m. and runs until 10 p.m. You can vote on vote.psu.edu or go to the HUB, where UPUA has a polling station set up.
After the disqualification of one ticket, there is one “official” ticket left running for the UPUA presidency. Terry Ford and Katie Jordan will be the only options printed on the ballot, but one dark horse ticket has emerged as a write-in option. Patrick Cines and Michael Straw have started a grassroots write-in campaign to compete against the Ford/Jordan campaign. There are also 23 candidates for 20 at-large spots, 16 candidates for 11 college-specific spots (3 colleges don’t have representatives running), and 15 candidates running for 5 spots representing each area of residence halls (East Halls does not have a representative running).
Onward State has chosen not to endorse any candidates this year. You can read our disclaimer regarding the elections here.
Below are all the candidates and their UPUA profiles, which contain their platforms and bios.
Patrick Cines and Michael Straw (Write-in campaign, our profile of the campaign announcement is linked)
At-Large Representatives (20 seats)
Academic Representatives (1 seat per college)
College of Agricultural Sciences
College of Arts and Architecture
Smeal College of Business
College of Communications
Division of Undergraduate Studies
College of Education
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
College of Engineering
College of Health and Human Development
College of Information Science and Technology
College of Liberal Arts
College of Nursing
Schreyer Honors College
Eberly College of Science
Association of Residence Hall Students
Eastview Nittany Residence Halls
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Students once approved a Wally Triplett statue that Penn State’s bureaucracy prevented from ever coming to fruition.
Rednor is current a junior and the president of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.
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