Election Day 2020 is 651 days away — and while this may appear to follow a trend of presidential bids coming earlier every election year, data on historical presidential announcement dates show a more complex story.
In its meeting on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed resolutions to fix the discrepancies on ballots in the recent GSC election. Council members voted to resend ballots to students in the Law School and the School of Medicine as well as voters affected by an originally incomplete link who were unable to re-vote by the Friday night deadline. This partial re-do would include re-voting on all aspects of the original ballot apart from the Executive slate.
The fact is that if enough people say that Hillary Clinton is the presumptive Democratic nominee, they’ll eventually be right. And while as a Republican I disagree with Bernie Sanders on almost everything, we can agree that the first step towards stopping an “inevitable” Hillary campaign is to find somebody who will actually run.
Stanford voters will speak on an array of ballot propositions in the California midterm elections on Nov. 2, ranging from marijuana legalization to the suspension of air pollution standards to making it easier for the perpetually gridlocked state legislature to pass a budget–all measures that have the potential to impact Stanford constituencies.
Aysha Bagchi considers the exhaustion of campaigns, and the valid and invalid points made by conservative groups on campus.
Wednesday’s GSC meeting was focused on the discussion of the creation of a Haiti Relief Czar (HRC), a position generated to oversee and coordinate campus efforts to help Haiti and organize a national student coalition in long-term support of the country.