The Martyr Yasser Arafat Party Wins the Student Council with Majority at the University

Sunday, May 13, 2018

The Supervising Committee of the student council elections at the Arab American University announced the winning of Yasser Arafat's Party by a majority of the 33 council seats in the general conference.

From the voting process

The Martyr Yasser Arafat's party got 24 seats, the students’ initiative party won 6 and Martyr Ahmed Al-Kilani party, an alliance of the student unity party and independence, got 3 seats.

The election supervision committee said: “The number of students who voted was 4618 students representing 45.9% of the students who are entitled to vote, which are 10,061 students. The martyr Yasser Arafat party received 3215 votes, the students’ initiative party got 756, the martyr Ahmed Al-Kilani party won 410 votes, and the blank papers were 237.

The committee congratulated the winning student parties, stressing that the elections took place in a competitive environment without obstacles, reflecting the Arab American University students’ awareness, culture, and the student parties’ keenness to serve the students.

from the election results