Disclaimer: Honi editors Pranay Jha, Nell O’Grady, and Liam Thorne are not involved in USU Board Election coverage.
View our live exit polling here.
Benny Shen, Oscar Bai and Nick Forbutt are elected in the first count with quota. Necessarily, this means that Tom Manousaridis has been excluded.
Results about to be announced
It’s going to be close
Polling has closed
Spat between Shen and Ma campaigns
Eastern Avenue going off
Manning and JFR close
Bai campaigner entering exclusion zone
Jacky He harassed by Ruolin Ma campaigner
Rough margin of error
Day two numbers
Jacky He censors Honi Soit
Smile for the camera
This update has been redacted.
Make USyd great again
Exit polls update
We’ve got tea
Honi has heard rumours that SRC President Jacky He was shouting at and harassing Ruolin (Irene) Ma’s campaigners at ABS today. Honi spotted He handing out Oscar Bai’s and Benny Shen’s HTV earlier today as well. What’s going on, President?
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Zizheng is lying in wait for students getting off the bus.
Where are the voting booths today?
Day 3 of voting begins
Day 2 of voting is over!
Forbutt edging towards first place
Jacky He campaigning for “international students”
Verbal altercation between Jacky He and Decheng Sun
Jacky He spotted
Update on Tina Lee
Forbutt, Wang, and Manousaridis surging on day two
Day two begins
The end of a long, moderately uneventful day
Zizheng (Oscar) Bai’s has placed Di (Eve) Wang second on his how-to-vote, despite Bai not appearing on hers. Wang has named Caitlin Brown as the third preference on her how-to-vote, though Brown has not preferenced Wang. Both Brown and Yinfeng (Benny) Shen have preferenced Christina (Tina) Lee, and each other. Tina has preferenced them both, too.
Earlier this morning, all three voting computers at the ISL were down, while hoards of voters snaked down the stairs of the Wentworth building.
We’re just over an hour into pre-poll for the 2019 USU Board election, and voters are rolling in. Follow along here over the next three days for updates as we get them. As always, our anonymous tipline is live, if you happen to hear anything on the grapevine.