Prudence Wilkins-Wheat (Switch) was elected as President of the USU uncontested.
The announcement confirms what Honi reported on last night regarding the Senate appointed directors allegedly swaying the election.
Liliana Tai has been elected as President, Adam Torres as Vice-President, Claudia Gulbransen-Diaz as Honorary Treasurer, and Zhixian Wang as Honorary Secretary
The new executive will be officially elected this Thursday.
With the USU executive elections fast approaching, presidential hopefuls Grace Franki and Courtney Thompson are attempting to secure votes.
Naaman Zhou and Alexandros Tsathas report
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“If you missed it, last week we expressed concern about the Senate-appointed directors voting in the election of the USU executive. It frightens us that the vote of these directors, neither elected nor students, could swing a close election. We think this would be anti-democratic: taking control of the student union out of student hands.”