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- Introduce yourself – where are you from? What’s your major? Favorite song?
My name is Eva, and I use she/her pronouns. I’m a political science major here at UCLA and an Urban and Regional Studies minor. I’m from Los Angeles. Actually, I grew up here. I learned to bike at UCLA when I was five. I used to come here every weekend actually. So UCLA is very near and dear to my heart. And right now my favorite song is “Tomorrow Never Came” by Lana Del Rey.
- Give us your 20 second pitch – most compelling reason we should vote for you and your number 1 platform
You should vote Eva for EVP because she’s been in the EVP for three years, so she has the knowledge of how the EVP office works, what it does, and has the institutional connections to make change happen. My three platforms are accessibility, labor and affordability. Embedded within all those is the mindset that we need to target policy issues from a lens of equity — making campus life better here at UCLA, through advocating at the UC-wide level and also the level of local government, state government and federal government. With my experiences on all those levels and more broadly, my comprehensive tangible platforms, and three years of experience in EVP, Eva for EVP is the way to go.
- Do you have any hobbies?
I’m a huge Lakers and Dodgers fan. In my free time, I love watching games, listening to analysis and doing my own. One thing that I tell everyone is — I’m kind of arrogant about this — I think I know more about basketball than any of the sports men in my life. So you know, I just love watching, reading and gaining more knowledge about it. Otherwise, in my free time, I really like thrifting. And I don’t know if this counts as a hobby, but I work at Boba time. It’s a hobby. Yeah, boba is life. If you need any recommendations, I’m definitely your girl.
- In your own words, what does your office do?
The external vice president, or the EVP office, is unique in that our main focus is not what goes on at UCLA, but rather our advocacy to the government. We do have a set of teams that focuses on changing things on campus and making it more accessible here. It really does impact student life in tangible ways. But the EVP office mainly takes those student priorities that we want to see on campus, goes to the government, and we lobby them and make connections in order to fight for what we want. For example, we just lobbied in Sacramento for a lot of bills, including SB 245, which expands eligibility of CalFresh to undocumented families, and we take that advocacy that ebp does to the government. And then we focus on UCLA.
We expand the availability of CalFresh to other stores, for example, right now it’s in Ackermann. But also expanding to Lu Valle commons, or Hilltop Shop. After we go to the government, seeing how we can tangibly, feasibly impact student life with what we advocate for.
So, EVP is really focused on the governmental level. And, in all of our policies, in what the office is working on now, as well as your next EVP, that’s really where the focus of EVP lies. The other USAC offices focus on the amazing work done on campus, and we’re more off campus, so we’re really unique in that aspect.
- Why did you decide to run for this position/ what first got you into student gov?
Why EVP is definitely a hard question to ask. I think there are two reasons. The first is that I’ve always wanted to be an advocate. I’ve always wanted to be in student government spaces ever since like elementary school.I think with that comes a true passion for what you’re advocating for. Nothing is better than going directly to the people who are able to make the changes that you want to see and advocating for it to them. Going to the UC regents, for example, going to local governmental authorities, going to the Capitol, the state government. I get an adrenaline rush from that and I want to lead that change.
So, going to the people who can make that change and then second, I’m just overall really passionate about this. I’ve put three years of work into the EVP office. This is something I’ve been extremely devoted to — even right now. We’re still really busy during campaign season. This is my community at UCLA. These are my friends at UCLA. This is where I’ve really made my impact and it’s in turn really impacted me and who I am as a leader and as a person. I’m just so passionate about it, and I want to continue to lead the change and lead the charge for next year. And, continuing to put the cliche of my blood, sweat and tears into this office, because this is my community at UCLA, and I want to give back to it.
- One of your platforms is about labor, including UCLA jobs and getting certain allowances for those employees. Can you tell us your tangible plan to do this?
So, I’m currently a student worker. I mentioned I work like 20 hours a week, which is a good amount for a student. From that I’m financing myself through college. It’s hard to pay my bills and pay my tuition, but I’m a student worker — I’m working to finance myself and that’s really hard as it is. That being said, there are so many student workers like that at UCLA who are working at ASUCLA to pay their bills. It’s super critical that the environment that they’re devoting their time to is sustainable and fruitful for them. Right now, ASUCLA is 85% student workers and they don’t have a union. This means that there’s no representation. There’s nobody to mobilize and fight for better things that would make their work environment more sustainable. So, I want to not only be a source for labor organizing through funding, but also for knowledge about what your rights are as workers. So I want to have workshops about labor in coordination with some of the UC’s biggest unions in hopes to mobilize ASUCLA student workers.
Through my three years of EVP, I’ve had the great opportunity of meeting with ASUCLA’s CEO several times about other issues. And I want to mobilize the student body with such teachings and workshops and then leverage that with my connection to the CEO as well as other upper level ASUCLA staff members to really fight for the changes the students want. Some things like that include compensation for jury duty. It sucks when you get some letter in the mail and you’re like, ‘Oh, crap, like, I gotta go.’ Or to vote for example, we don’t have time off for that. It’s not a holiday, and it’s hard to take time out of your day to do that. You don’t get paid sick leave. Some restaurants don’t have air conditioning and as someone who works somewhere with an AC let me tell you, you need an AC in that kitchen, for sure. Additionally, ASUCLA workers don’t accept tips either, and tips add up.
Those are just a few things that I would want to discuss with student workers at ASUCLA. Student workers outside of campus really foster that culture of collective organizing around these labor issues. I want to go to ASUCLA and be like, ‘Hey, these are our rights. This is what we want to see.’ It really is out of the need to have a more sustainable workplace. So, this is something I’m extremely passionate about. It’s something I want to bring to UCLA that I think has been missing from student government spaces as well.
- One of your platforms is rent control in Westwood. So what’s your current plan on how to address affordable housing in Westwood?
With rent control, it’s a really difficult issue because you’re not only working on a state level but also a local level. My starting point for anything and making Westwood more affordable is changing the zoning that allows for us to build more affordable housing units. Because the UC regents are exempt from a lot of state laws, UCLA is allowed to build really tall buildings that a private developer in Westwood would not be able to. This is why, for example, Gayley Heights is a 17 floor tall building. But living on Midvale or Roebling you have one or two story apartments. So, changing state laws through things like Assembly Bill 1630, which would allow for private developers to undergo a different zoning process, bypassing the environmental review process that often holds up building affordable housing projects and allows them to build higher capacity units in doing so. Increasing the supply of housing in Westwood, decreasing the demand, and decreasing the cost.
With rent control, that’s a state and a local matter. With EVP a lot of that is working with the North Westwood Neighborhood Council. I’ve met with their chair several times. I have connections to them. We love the work that they’re doing over there. I hope you all voted in their election yesterday. And you know, it’s a matter of those connections as well as knowing what bills we can use and advocate for getting those passed. We all want Westwood to be more affordable and that starts with what types of buildings we are allowed to build in the first place.
Also, how students want to see their housing. I’ve been really grateful to have had discussions with the head of UCLA housing. Having student input there when discussing new student housing is super critical because we don’t want to end up with four bedroom eight person apartments again. We want more livable apartments through the lens of what it’s like to live in them as students. And so, from that perspective, also working on campus in combination with our advocacy on the state level to allow zoning to better permit the construction of housing quicker and better for students.
- What are your plans in terms of gauging what students are looking for? Would you hold town halls to see what they believe to be affordable for them?
I would say there are two instruments there. The first is, as you mentioned, town halls. We need to know what issues students are facing and what solutions they’d want to see in order to then go and advocate for those changes in D.C.
The second thing is that EVP is really fortunate to have a lobby core, which is a group of currently about 20 students that EVP then takes to the Capital on lobbying trips, as well as takes to DC for federal trips and to local offices in California. I plan to double Lobby Corps participation by allocating more of the EVP’s budget towards Lobby Corps, meaning that we’ll have a better capability to fund a more diverse group of students who want to see those changes in housing. They would be spoken about to legislators. [The students attending those town halls] are the students who I think would probably be interested in participating in Lobby Corps, as well. So those are the voices that I would want to help uplift and advocate for the solutions that they want to see with Westwood housing. I would also be able to speak about the unique problems that they face. UCLA is so diverse, we usually have 35,000 undergraduates. The problems that I have with housing are definitely different from yours or the people in the next room. So, it’s really about outreach to the student body and also being the vehicle for access to allowing that student body to then go advocate to legislators for the changes that they want to see.
- What is one thing you like about another candidate’s platforms that you might work to implement in office
I really like the other EVP candidate’s platform on equity. I think that’s super important and in order to have any policies that are remotely good at all, equity needs to be embedded within the language of that and within who’s even going to advocate for them. Equity is needed in all aspects of life and it has to be written in what you’re advocating for. So, I really liked the other candidate’s emphasis on that and not who’s fighting for the change that we want to see, but also where the money is going.
She’s mentioned potentially further funding resources for undocumented students too, and that’s something that I also really want to do. Growing up in LA, I’ve heard a lot of the experiences shared by my friends who are undocumented, and it’s simply not acceptable that so many resources are limited by your citizenship status. For example, the UC has a work authorization requirement, so any undocumented person is not able to be hired by the UC, which is simply unacceptable. Especially, given that these are students at UCLA, but they can’t get paid by UCLA. That doesn’t make any sense. There’s literally no logical reason for that, especially if it’s not a state law. So, fighting there for undocumented folks and embedding equity in every policy is something I’d really want to do.
One of my platforms is expanding CalFresh eligibility. 40% of undocumented individuals are food insecure. So this is a huge issue affecting that student population. I really want to make it a goal for my office to — if I were to be elected to — change that. That is way higher number than it should be and it’s representative of the intersections of marginalized communities. So, I really admire the other candidate’s emphasis on equity in everything that she does. I think that that’s a lens that as policymakers, it needs to be literally written within the language — not told but shown that this is the priority for them. And I’ve tried to do the same. I encourage you to go to my Instagram bio, my link tree, I have a link to all my platforms, and I hope you’ll see that I’m trying to do the same.
- and if you had to name one goal you have for USAC next year what is it?
That’s such a hard question. My biggest goal for USAC is for it to be more accessible and transparent. Every candidate talks about that, and it never happens. I’m not going to lie. I’m going into my fourth year at UCLA. I’ve seen four years of elections. Every candidate says that we should have a more accessible and transparent USAC, but it never happens.
My goal for that is really based on the fact that, as an internal Chief of Staff and the EVP, I’ve written four or five of the resolutions that you USAC’s passed this year or at least contributed to editing them. And in that process, I’ve reached out to communities and I’ve worked on this with them. These are resolutions that come from their advocacy work that I’ve just been fortunate enough to help be a vehicle for getting that implemented through USAC.
With that being said, so many clubs and organizations have things that they want to have passed by USAC but don’t know how to do it or don’t know that that’s available. If I were to be elected, I’d want to publicize that USAC meets at 7pm every Tuesday. ‘Here’s the link — here’s the meeting time.’ I want to also make it transparent through trainings and things like that. Even posting on to the EVP Instagram, for example. I want to show this is what our resolution looks like. This is how it gets passed. This is what it means. Because at the end of the day, a resolution is really just a stepping stone to show that there is student body support for this issue that we’re passionate about. And then you use that and leverage the UCLA administration to fight for the changes that they want. But so many students don’t know what that even looks like. And I’ve seen that firsthand. Through my work in EVP.
So my biggest goal is to publicize how to let USAC know what is going on. I want to give them the meeting time, invite them to share comments, show them how to write resolutions and how to get those passed. That’s my biggest goal for sure.
- Any last remarks?
I just want to underscore my passion for what we’re talking about here. I want to make UCLA more accessible. In my three years of EVP, I still don’t know what the hell is going on. There are so many institutional barriers everywhere, and UCLA doesn’t make it easy. Furthermore, when you get here, it’s about accessing the safety, the health resources that you need to allow yourself to focus on being a student. I want to make UCLA more accessible.
I want to make UCLA more labor conscious. I’m a student worker. I want you to know that I want those students who are fighting for their life getting that paycheck to pay their rent or pay their tuition — I want them to have a sustainable working environment that is more conducive to safety and sustainability.
I also want to make UCLA more affordable. I’m $21,000 in debt. It’s going to be another $8,000 after next year. That’s unacceptable. I’m not the only one. We have the fourth highest zip code in the nation in Westwood, but we’re a college campus. How did that happen? With the financial status of Westwood, as students, it makes it really hard to focus on being a student. This is something very near and dear to me because I am financing myself through college. It’s really hard to do that. I want to make it easier for students to do that as your next EVP.
Those are my three platforms. I encourage you to go look at them. In the link tree in my Instagram bio and my last few [Instagram] posts, I’ve outlined my tangible plan and the stakeholders that I would work with to make this happen.
I have a plan for this. I know who I want to talk to. I’ve been in EVP for three years and from that, I know the power players here. I have the connections with them. I have the knowledge with how to even go about that. And I know what EVP does. I have so much advocacy experience on all of the governmental levels and on the UC-wide level. So, to the student body deciding who to vote for within the next week, I want you to vote for experience. I want you to vote for a plan, and I want you to vote for EVA for EVP. So, thank you so much.
- Introduce yourself – where are you from? What’s your major? Favorite song?
So my name is Hiyab Misghina. I’m a third year political science student with a concentration in international relations. I’m from San Diego, California. And my background — I’m Eritrean and Ethiopian. I’m from the region of Tigray.
I can’t lie — since I was a kid I’ve liked Michael Jackson. All his hits have always been my go to. I also love Her, Janae Aiko, Kendrick Lamar, Briana, all of the classics.
- Give us your 20 second pitch – most compelling reason we should vote for you and your number 1 platform
So essentially, my number one platform and priority is equity. I have seen USAC in the past few years — the development of it — and I feel like not enough students are aware about it. They don’t know the th resources that are provided by USAC — many of them go unutilized and I just feel like that gap needs to be connected and someone needs to do that. I would love to fulfill that job. I’d love to bring the word up to the students. Me campaigning has honestly been one of the first times a lot of people have heard about USAC and it’s opened the doors to a lot of really great conversations about things people want to see in the next year. I’m really excited to get on that and provide representation for a lot of the marginalized groups on campus that are underrepresented and don’t have that voice. It’s something that I’ve done in the past few years — since I was a kid honestly — I have always been a voice for others, and I want to continue that journey.
- Do you have any hobbies?
I grew up playing tennis. It’s something very close to my heart. I played competitively and now I just play mostly for fun with my friends. I love, love, love to dance, literally catching anywhere with music, and I am dancing.
I also am a part of the East African Student Association on campus, which is really cool. I recently got to be a part of the conference that we held here. It was the first one for any UC. All the state schools came down — Stanford and USC. It was great bridge of different students. Some of them are my cousins that came down from San Diego from Stanford. And honestly, it’s just something that I’ve had a really great time being a part of, and it’s something that I want to see implemented into the role of external VP. I want to bridge that gap for other organizations and groups on campus and create that really special space for others.
- In your own words, what does your office do?
Essentially, as External Vice President, you handle the external entities of UCLA. You go to the Capital, you go to Congress, you advocate for the needs and concerns of students and beyond.
It’s just a lot of advocacy. It’s also a lot of connecting with other groups. Something I want to do is connect with other franchises and partnerships to create healthier food and more food security on campus. So that’s something that I would have the pleasure of doing because I’ve kind of always been someone who’s loved to get out and about and speak to different individuals and connect one another. So, I think it’s honestly one of the perfect roles for me since I’ve been doing it for so long. I love learning and listening to new ideas and people, and I feel like that’s the kind of premise of being External VP. You’re handling the external circumstances, scenarios and situations, just entities of UCLA and making it an even better place.
- Why did you decide to run for this position/ what first got you into student gov?
I started student government in middle school. I think it was in sixth grade, I ran for President of the Cesar Chavez service organization. And then, I won and ended up becoming super immersed in that role. The organization really brought me a lot of opportunities, like being a panelist for televised mayoral debates and being on stage with 30 and 40 year olds. As a kid, I was just like, wow, this is so cool. This is exciting. Like, I’m one of the grownups. It was just really exciting for me and to be able to know that at that age, I could create some type of impact was just mind blowing. As a kid, you’re kind of told, like, you just have to listen to authorities. You don’t really have a voice, but I was lucky enough to have older people that I looked up to that gave me the platform to do that.
So, I held that role until senior year of high school. I did it in sixth grade and seventh grade in middle school, and then we brought that organization — one of my friends actually, she’s a year older than me — she brought the organization to my high school. Then, when I entered my high school, I fulfilled that role and continued until my senior year where we got to create really cool food drives for the Jewish community and other marginalized groups.
But aside from that, I also was eighth grade student body president. Those are just the beginnings and workings of where I started my student government passion. But honestly, being a first generation student, you don’t really have anybody in your family — sometimes— that can kind of give you a pathway on how to go about fulfilling or commencing your academic journey and the cool parts of it, like being involved in stuff like this. Much like you, I’m an only child and I don’t really have any siblings to look up to either. But as a first generation student, I had to navigate things on my own and find resources and go and venture out and find these external entities. That was, once again, kind of like the role of EVP. You’re venturing out and connecting with external entities. It’s something that I’ve had to do from a young age and I’ve found it to be super empowering some time.
- One of your platforms is about housing and transportation — something that a lot of students are deeply, deeply affected by. So I’d like to ask you about how you plan on working with landlords in Westwood to achieve better housing for students and improve the general housing for students off campus.
It’s no secret that housing in Westwood is actually wild and beyond a normal person’s budget, especially as a broke college student.
I’ve also had the opportunity to speak with my landlord because I live in off campus housing, not affiliated with UCLA, and it seems that they’re becoming a little bit more aware about some of these issues. I think creating rent caps and also lobbying with state officials because this is not just a Westwood problem. We have to look above and beyond this is like a statewide issue — housing in California is off the roof. Even in San Diego when I was working with the mayor, housing was one of our number one priorities. So, something I had to do was stay connected with the Housing Commission in San Diego all the time so that they could find places to live to survive. So that’s something that I would want to implement into the role — getting connected with these entities and lobbying within our local and our state government and identifying compromises with landlords that benefit both them profitability wise, and students so that we can just survive and live.
- What’s your plan of action in working to provide cheaper costs of parking options on campus?
My roommates both have cars, and if I had $1 for every time they got a ticket, I would have enough to pay for their tickets. Honestly. It’s really crazy and I feel for them. So I think something that’d be really cool to pursue is to partner with parking facilities nearby, like private ones, and facilitate some type of deal or promotion for college students because we would bring a lot of profitability for them. It would bring a lot of help for us because it’s beyond a lot of students’ budgets to pay for parking passes but then also trying to avoid parking passes and then somehow still getting tickets. There is just no win-win situation here, and I want to create that win-win situation.
I also just want to make awareness for free and low
cost transportation. It wasn’t until recently that I was aware of Metro-Micro through one of my friends and how that’s an option for getting around nearby and to get groceries. It would save a lot of time for a lot of students and energy and money. So yeah, that’s that’s one thing I want to do.
- Is it safe to assume you’re pro Bruins for Better Transit referendum?
Yes, on the transit referendum. I fully support that.
- What is one thing you like about another candidate’s platforms that you might work to implement in office? if you had to name one goal you have for USAC next year what is it?
I think we actually have a lot of similarities in our platforms. I know she also is a big advocate for affordability and accessibility, which are the core values and missions of the EVP. So, in the future, whoever it is that ends up fulfilling this role, I’d like to work further on establishing affordable food options and housing. I know that she has a lot of great ideas, and I think that two brains are greater than one. I commend her on that.
- if you had to name one goal you have for USAC next year, what is it?
I think it would have to be outreach, like reaching the greater population of UCLA. Once again, I just think that so many resources and opportunities go unutilized. I think there was a Student of Color Conference not too long ago, and I know that a lot of students just recently found out about it would have loved to have attended it. And that could just be like the students not reaching out, but also, it’s our job to make it easier for other students to have access to these opportunities.
So, I would really want to emphasize transparency, because that’s key to building trust and confidence within the community. I think something that would elevate USAC is building that trust and creating that transparency — publishing regular updates and actively seeking feedback from students, not just through online platforms, but in person and face to face. This is what I’m having the pleasure of doing recently. And it’s been so rewarding.
I really want to see students become more connected. I think that students of color and marginalized groups really need great safe spaces. I know that we have them, but I think they could be so much stronger if we connected our powers and created amazing events where we collaborated with the campus events commissioner to create cool events where we host music. I want advocacy and voting to be a fun and really engaging experience for students. And I think we have the capability of doing that and making a change.
Literally two days ago, I went to the Coastalong Music Festival. It was super fun being able to see how we can create our own energy through biking and create art out of it. I think our generation is really cool in that we find a bridge between those two aspects of life. Not only are we being sustainable, we’re also creating a beautiful space for students to come together and play music and make art and make tote bags and just connect and have fun while also making an impact in this world.
So I think that that’s something we can do and it’s something I’d love to do. And if I were to get your vote, that’s something I’d be committed to.
Cora Murray – Bruins for Better Transit Referendum
- So could you tell me a little bit about yourself; your name, your major, your role in the organization and because it’s UCLA Radio, your favorite song?
“My name is Cora. I am the Director of Outreach for Bruins for Better Transit, which is proposing the Universal Access Transit Pass referendum. My major is Political Science. I’m also minoring in Environmental Systems and Society. I’ll give you two of my favorite songs if that’s okay. Personally I love “Sunday Morning” by the Velvet Underground. Recently, I’ve been flyering a lot for the referendum and we have had “Vroom Vroom” by Charli XCX on repeat.”
- What’s your concentration in Political Science?
“It’s still up for debate, but I’m thinking about International Relations.”
- Tell me about the referendum and why it’s important.
“We’re essentially proposing a $3.30 increase in quarterly student fees, and that would give all UCLA undergraduates access to a TAP card that would give them unlimited free rides on all major public transit services to UCLA. That includes Big Blue Bus, Culver City Bus, Metro (both bus and rail) and Metro Micro, as well as long-distance commuter buses like LADOT Dash, Long Beach transit, Santa Clarita transit, and Antelope Valley transit. Really, everything that’s out there.”
- That almost sounds too good to be true. Is there a catch?
“We get this question a lot. We are partnering with UCLA Transportation, and they are going to subsidize the portion that the students pay through their student fees. That’s how we got the cost so low.”
- Is there a first memory that made you want to work in public transportation?
“That’s a good question. I’m from the Bay Area, and we have a system called BART (Bay Area Rapid Transport). It’s like our train. I used to ride that all the time with my parents, but also, when I was just on the highway, anytime the BART would pass by we would say “bye BART!””
- Give us your 20 second pitch about why students should care about this referendum.
“First off, I just want to say how cheap it is. It’s less than a cup of coffee. For that value, it’s going to connect UCLA undergraduates with all of LA. It is especially going to be important for commuter students and students who work. Even if you don’t plan on using public transit, it’s going to clear up congestion on the roads, open up parking spots, and make our air quality better.”
- Tell us about all the changes going on with specifically the Los Angeles Public Transit right now?
“Yes, there’s a lot of investment into Los Angeles public transportation. A lot of people love to talk about how bad public transit is in Los Angeles, but Metro is doing a lot to improve that right now. There is a regional connector that’s opening in DTLA this year that’s going to connect East LA with Santa Monica and Long Beach. There’s a purple line extension that’s going to connect Westwood with DTLA, and the stop is opening in 2027. And then there’s also this whole transit corridor project that’s going to connect us to San Fernando Valley.”
- Is that the heavy rail?
“Yes, there’s a big debate right now over heavy rail versus light rail. We support heavy rail because of all the reasons. Please look into it. It’s a great, great thing to get involved in.”
- What are the complications with that? Who’s lobbying for the light rail?
“Mainly the Homeowners Associations in Bel Air and Sherman Oaks, because they don’t want the high ridership that would bring in a lot of people from San Fernando Valley — that’s the subtext. Their justification is something about tunnels that I don’t fully understand. But the environmental review is under review right now, and I believe that’s still in public comment period right now, so if you have something to say about that, please do. But yes, with all the investment that’s happening in LA right now, it’s really crucial that we start giving students the resources to use public transportation. That’s another reason why this pass is so important.”
- What has been your favorite memory so far in working on this referendum?
“There have been so many good memories working with incredible people. Something really fun that we’ve gotten to do working with this referendum is designing a custom TAP card. We had a TAP card contest where student artists could design a proposal and then the student body got to vote on it. That was super fun. I believe that we just announced our winner, so you can check out our instagram @bruins4bettertransit and it has the winning design.”
- So everybody will get a TAP card?
“Yes, you can get a physical TAP card at the Central Ticketing Office. That’s the plan.”
- Is there anything else you want to mention?
“The biggest thing you can do to support the referendum is to vote in USAC elections regardless of whether you vote for the transit referendum or not. We need a 20% voter turnout for this referendum to pass and it has not been met for the past two election cycles. Last year, it was 15%. The report was 19.8% so we’re really really trying to push for more turnout in these elections and encourage students to vote.”
- What are the options on the ballot? Yes and no? Is there a third option?
“There’s just a yes and no, but you do not have to fill out every category. You only have to vote for the things that you want to vote for.”