The town of Amherst is preparing for its biennial election, which will usher in new city councilors, school committee members, library trustees, and Housing Authority representatives. Currently, only three Amherst students are registered to vote in the town of Amherst.
After first-year senator Oscar Gosling ’27 resigned during his impeachment trial, the AAS’ second in less than a year, Gosling, senators, and spectators reflected on the trial and what it suggested about the state of the AAS.
Following a competitive election with 27 candidates, the elected senators reflect on their motivations for running, their goals for the upcoming semester, and their visions for the future of AAS.
Having won the special election held on Dec. 1, Ankit Sayed ’24 will be inaugurated as AAS vice president next semester. The election encountered a number of problems, including balloting failures, the release of incorrect results, and a petition challenging the results that was deemed invalid.
The Association of Amherst Students (AAS) announced the results of the 2021-2022 AAS Executive Board (E-Board) election [https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/aas/elections-2021-22] on April 18 at 12 a.m. EST. Presidential candidate Angelina Han ’22 came out on top with 64 percent of the vote. Basma Azzamok ’22,
This election marks the end of over a year’s worth of student activism and organizing for political causes, going back to fall 2019, when AC Dems led a trip to the New Hampshire Democratic Convention where primary candidates spoke. Photo Courtesy of Olivia Gieger ’21.As the 2020 presidential
Mail-in ballots have become commonplace amid the coronavirus pandemic. Many students, however, have had to jump through obstacles to get their vote to count. Photo courtesy of Natalie De Rosa ’21.With a historic presidential election looming on the horizon, students have been registering to vote, requesting absentee ballots and