Student vet Jesse Randel wins Associated Students presidency by narrow margin
The students of Santa Monica College voted Jesse Randel as their new Associated Students president.Randel won with 452 votes, beating the nearest candidate Trae Smith by 10 votes, which was a 0.7 percent difference.
The general voting turnout was approximately 28 percent lower than last year with a total of 1291 voters. Director of Advocacy is vacant as there were no running candidates.
The other winning candidates were:
Director of Outreach - Alexandra Brechensbauer - 790 votes
Student Trustee - Jonathan Eady - 765 votes
Vice-President - Steve Maldonado - 727 votes
Director Activities - Amber Winter - 696 votes
Secretary - Wave Baskerville - 1104 votes
Director of Budget Management - Samuel Ross - 1110 votes
Director of Sustainability - Heather Haro - 1097 votes
Director of Publicity - Kishore Athreya - 1080 votes
Director of Instructional Support - Dilan Patel - 1077 votes
Director of Student Assistance - Abraham Paz - 1074 votes
Director of Community Relations - Aicha Conde - 1049 votes
Edit: 9:35 p.m. PST
The exact number of votes for each winning candidate has been added.