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Spring elections by the numbers

The breakdown of this year’s highly attended elections

7950 — total number of students who voted in this year’s spring elections

48 — percentage of students in the College of Arts and Sciences who voted

49 — percentage of total undergraduate students who voted

22 — difference in percentages of first—year students (59 percent) versus fourth—year students (37 percent) who voted

43.9 — percentage increase in first—year student turnout

580 — percentage increase in the number of Medical School students who voted

5 — number of referenda on the ballot

1 — number of referenda that were unable to be voted on because of the University Board of Elections’ faulty ballot

38,000 — approximate number of votes cast for the University Unity Project theme through the poll on Student Council’s Web site before the poll was removed

70 — percentage of voters who voted ‘no’ on the honor single sanction reform amendment referendum

2 — percentage of voters who did not cast a vote on the honor single sanction reform amendment referendum

79 — percentage of voters who voted ‘yes’ on the water availability at home football games referendum

54 — total number of races

34 — number of uncontested races

4 — number of votes that decided the race for Trustees President

338 — number of votes that decided the race for Trustees Vice President

2304 — number of votes that decided the race for Student Council Vice President of Organizations

5736 — number of students who cast a vote for Student Council Vice President of Organizations

5597 — number of students who cast a vote for Student Council Vice President for Administration, an uncontested race

208 — number of votes that decided the race for Student Council President

56 — number of votes that separated those who were elected to the Honor Committee as College Representatives and those who were not

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