From Student Life: “SU’s removal of freshman slates shows encouraging signs”

From Student Life:

“Mere months after their slated destruction, slates were removed from the recent Freshman Class Council election.

This year, candidates had no option to join slates and instead had to run alone, marketing themselves as individuals rather than as part of a coherent unit. These elections weren’t the first time candidates could enter the race slate-less, but they were the first time independent candidates were likely to win: most of the previous Freshman Class Councils have been composed of either whole slates or split-slate hybrids, with no representation from those who chose to run as individuals.

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