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More than a quarter of the student population voted in the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) president and Board of Directors representatives election.

According to ASI Recruitment and Development Committee Chair Seth Borges, 26.2 percent of eligible students (enrolled students who have paid the ASI fee) voted.

“I was super pleased with the voter turnout,” Borges said. “We actually had increased by 3 percent from the year before, so that made me super happy.”

ASI President-elect and agricultural science junior Jana Colombini received 3,861 votes. Her opponent, mechanical engineering senior Isaias Diaz, received 1,325 votes.

ASI received 99 write-in votes for president. Eighty-five of those votes were for individual students, “Bernie Sanders” or “Donald Trump.”

The final spot on the Board of Directors for the College of Science and Mathematics has not yet been confirmed. One student did receive enough write-in votes and has registered her candidacy to fill the fifth seat.

The final 2016-17 Board of Directors list will be announced at the April 27 Board of Directors meeting. 

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