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2022 ASSU election results announced, turnout stays low

April 25, 2022, 8:34 p.m.

The results of the 2022 Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) election were announced via the ASSU’s website on Monday.

This year’s election saw a 17.9% voter turnout, which is a slight increase from the previous election’s 17.3% turnout. While there was a slight decrease in undergraduates who cast their ballots, with 26.77% this year compared to 27.88% in 2021, graduate student turnout increased from 8.73% last year to 9.91%. Voter turnout has yet to return to 2020 levels, during which over half of the undergraduate population cast ballots and 23.02% of the graduate student population voted.

ASSU Elections Commissioner Cameron Ehsan ’24 did not immediately respond to a request for comment concerning turnout. Ehsan is an editor for The Daily.

Victoria Hsieh '24 is a Desk Editor for the Business and Technology Desk looking to major in Computer Science and minor in Political Science. She is from Seattle and thereby a caffeine and hiking fanatic. Contact The Daily’s News section at news ‘at’ stanforddaily.com.Jessica Zhu '24 is a Copy Editor and a Desk Editor for the Campus Life desk. She is majoring in International Relations with minors in Human Rights and French, and can be found at CoHo with at least three espresso shots in her system.

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