The Arab-American University has been covered with the flags and posters of the participating students’ parties at the Student Union Council 2018 elections, scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 13th. The 33 students' council seats are competing for by three students’ parties: the Yasser Arafat Party, the Student Initiative Gathering, the Martyr Ahmad Al-Kilani, an alliance between the two parties of Student Unity and Independence.
The Elections Supervisory Committee said: “We have completed all preparations to ensure that the voting process goes smoothly and to legally meet the university regulations and laws regarding electing the students council. Stressing the students parties will ensure its fairness and transparent. The university will guarantee the freedom of voting and expressing opinion to all its students”. He stressed that the number of students who may vote on Sunday is 10,060 students from the university different faculties in addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
The committee pointed that the start of the polling will be at 8 am on Sunday, May 13 until 4 pm of the same day, and showed that there are 8 halls for electing distributed across the university faculties.