You've probably heard of the upcoming special election to fill Massachusetts' vacant Senate seat (previously occupied by John Kerry). But did you know about our very own UC special election? For students living in Adams, Cabot, Currier, Dunster, Eliot, Kirkland, Mather, Quincy, or Winthrop, there will be a special election this week to fill a total of 13 UC seats.
Voting began at noon on Wednesday and will end at noon Friday. Make sure you cast your vote before the deadline!
While four of the twenty candidates are uncontested, the rest are locked in tight races. Here are the details on each race:
Adams: 1 seat
Candidate: Fatima N. Mirza* '15
Cabot: 1 seat
Candidate: Jasmine Gipson '15
Currier: 1 seat
Candidate: Rishi Goel* '15
Dunster: 2 seats
Candidates: Chika-Dike O. Nwokike* '15, Joshua B. Scott '15, Kevin B. Hirata '14, Sheema Golbaba '14
Eliot: 2 seats
Candidates: David A. Bicknell '15, Megan B. Prasad* '15, Tyler R. Kugler** '15, Wesley K. Chen '15
Kirkland: 1 seat
Candidate: Matthew R. Marotta '14
Mather: 1 seat
Candidates: Breanna C. Johnson '15, Jonathan Y. Li '14
Quincy: 3 available seats
Candidates: Daniel Sung '15, Florence Y. Chen '15, Michael C. George** '14, Nicholas W. Galat '13
Winthrop: 1 seat
Candidates: Cindy W. Shih* '15, Sabrina A. Mohamed* '15
Vote before you miss your chance!
*Candidate is an active Crimson editor
**Candidate is an inactive Crimson editor