News in Brief: Tabulation of ASUC Ballots to Continue After Weeks of Delay



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Independent presidential candidate Jen Lee dropped her case about confusing ballots Saturday, a move that allows the counting of ASUC elections ballots to continue.

Lee dropped the case after she and her counsel examined the ballots they had subpoenaed.

"We had received the information that we asked for, and upon examining the information, we were satisfied that no mismanagement of the election had taken place," said Student Advocate Alex Kipnis, adding that the small number of ballots that remained questionable did not warrant holding back the elections results.

There were 83 ballots subpoenaed and contested by the plaintiff.

With the charges dropped, the ballot tabulation is set to begin at 2 p.m. today, 24 days after the elections polls closed.

Some candidates have said they are relieved that the wait is over and that tabulation will soon commence.

"I am happy it's finally going to be over," said Cal-SERVE candidate Dan Komarek.

One optimistic candidate said it allows the winners to make preparations for their transition into office.

"I am glad we're finally going to find out the results so I can start forming an office for next year," said Squelch! presidential candidate Richard Schulman. "I'm just really excited we're going to find out."

Jennifer Kline

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