GM Week 2010… Short Form.
Are you confused about this year’s election? Do you wish you could just read a shortened version of what happened so you too can be “surprisingly well informed”? Well look no further!
April 12, 2010
Primary Elections are held. In the GM Race: Zwack, Hunt, Neidhardt, Shah. In the PU Race: Dicker, Askew, Mahonchak, and Spitz.
By a 3-1 Vote, the Rules and Elections Committee (RNE) announces Violation 11, which removes Ben Hunt’s campaign privileges. Ben Hunt files for an injunction, which is granted by the Judicial Board. The injunction allows Hunt to campaign and instructs RNE to withhold the election results pending a Judicial Board hearing.
April 13, 2010
Judicial Board unanimously overrules RNE Violation 11 in J-Board Decision 3, stating that Ben Hunt was not in violation of the Honor Code and instructing RNE to withhold election results for the GM race on April 12, 2010.
April 14, 2010
The Rules and Elections Committee issues Decision 7, which states that the April 15 election will be the Final Election with Zwack, Hunt, and Neidhardt on the ballot. There will be no primary.
Decision 7 is appealed, and in Decision 8, RNE rules that the April 15 election will be a primary for GM candidates, with the final election to be held on April 22.
April 15, 2010
The final elections for all candidates except GM takes place. The GM race on the ballot is a primary election.
April 17, 2010
The Rules and Elections Committee releases Decision 9, which announced that Zwack and Hunt win the GM Primary, and Spitz wins PU.
April 22, 2010
The final race for GM is held with Zwack and Hunt on the ballot.
April 23, 2010
Before the results are announced, the Rules and Elections Committee releases Decision 12, which nullifies the April 22 election and announces that the final race for GM will be held on May 4, 2010.