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ESC Election Results Announced

ESC election results are out, and the new senior class president is Heather Lee, who won (uncontested) with a whopping 191 votes. Lee will be joined by Joffre Andrade as VP and Stanley Chen and Varun Gulati as Class Representatives. 

The 2011 Class President will be Kamal Yechoor, with candidates from his party, Synergy, filling in the rest of the 2011 positions. The Fu My Life party won a similar landslide in the 2012 elections, making Judy Kim your sophomore President.

Find the announcement email after the jump (Bwog has inserted in parentheses all available vote tallies for both winning and defeated candidates).


Hi Everyone!!

The time to release the election results is here!!  But, before I disclose the winners, I would like to thank each and every candidate for dedicating your time and interest towards this election.  This was a VERY close election and you have all done an incredible job campaigning.  We look forward to working with the elected members on council next year and for those that did not win, please stay connected and involved with the council by joining ESC committees and/or your class council.  You are all incredibly valuable assets to the engineering student body and we would very much like you to continue impacting SEAS in a positive way.

Now, on behalf of the Engineering Student Council, I would like to congratulate the newly elected members of the ESC:

2010 Senior Class President – Heather Lee (191)

2010 Senior Class Vice President – Joffre Andrade (172)

2010 Senior Class Representative – Stanley Chen (102)

2010 Senior Class Representative – Varun Gulati (99)

(Austin Brauser – 93; Liza John – 77)

2011 Junior Class President – Kamal Yechoor (106)

2011 Junior Class Vice President – Dana Ibarra (133)

2011 Junior Class Representative – Albert Miller (149)

2011 Junior Class Representative – Epsita Hoque (129)

(Kim Lipman White – 68)

2012 Sophomore Class President – Judy Kim (107)

2012 Sophomore Class Vice President – Santosh Balachandar (109)

2012 Sophomore Class Representative – Spencer Almen (111)

2012 Sophomore Class Representative – Mailing Wu (83)

(Tianning Mary Ye – 57; Katherine Bell – 40; Aman Eyasu – 60; Rebecca Frauzem – 53; Eric Tang – 46; Ben Ye – 44)

Senator – Eric Hirani (327)

Alumni Affairs and Professional Development Representative – Ini Li (240)

Academic Affairs Representative – Mike Wymbs (468)

Student Services Representative – Nathan Lee (433)

CCSC Liaison – Jennifer Vettel

GSSC Liaison – Nathan Levick

SGA Liaison – Jessica Lewis

(Sahil Shah – 116)

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  • bwog says:

    @bwog bwog just called Kamal a girl…”The 2011 Class President will be Kamal Yechoor, with candidates from her party, Synergy”

  • Her party? says:

    @Her party? Kamal? Female?

  • Baby Protector says:

    @Baby Protector KAMAL THE BABY EATER CAN’T WIN!!!!!


  • SEAS 2011 & 2010 says:

    @SEAS 2011 & 2010 will be just as useless as they have been for the past two years now…hooray.

  • nope says:

    @nope Kamal is all man.

  • yup says:

    @yup 2011 will be useless… 2010 will be good I think

  • ummm says:

    @ummm The email only had names. The numbers generally are kept private from media to avoid embarrassing anyone who may not have gotten all the votes they could have…

    Not cool, Bwog

    1. well says:

      @well It’s not like Bwog broke into the SGO office and stole the numbers. Obviously someone inside ESC released them.

    2. c'mon says:

      @c'mon If they can’t stand the public knowing how many votes they got, they shouldn’t be running in the first place. It’s bad enough that ESC e-board elections are internal; suck it up and let the vote tallies be known.

  • not necessary says:

    @not necessary Agreed with #7…it is not necessary to post the number of votes…

    1. disagree says:

      @disagree i don’t see why the hell not. the point of transparency IS to disclose things people might not feel comfortable disclosing…and ESC is already way to secretive and insular. KUDOS to Bwog

  • why not says:

    @why not In a previous ESC election, one of the candidates for an uncontested position only got 40% of the total votes while other candidates for uncontested positions got 80%. We have the right to know how much public support an elected representative has. Plus you shouldn’t be running for student council in the first place if you want to avoid “embarrassment” in campus media.

  • WOOOO says:


    Kamal eats babies.

  • and says:

    @and they’re meant to be released. Don’t you want to know the percentages?

  • 191 votes says:

    @191 votes and uncontested? Not bad

    1. heather... says:

      @heather... shouldn’t you be doing more presidential stuff and *not* posting on bwog?

  • NOOOOOO says:



  • NOOOO says:

    @NOOOO HOW IS AUSTIN NOT wIN??????????????

  • Kamal's real name says:

    @Kamal's real name is Toolbags McGee

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous #19 likes this.

  • Angry Black Man says:

    @Angry Black Man ESC does nothing anyway. In fact, student council does nothing and then takes all the credit when Columbia institutes a policy it was thinking about years ago. ESC is the charmin that wipes my ass and the shit from comes from it. It also sucks that Austin didn’t win. Goes to show how student council is (as always) A CLIQUE! Thus, to finish, middle finger to my new student government board.

    1. Eek! says:

      @Eek! Please don’t mug me angry black man! Or cross me up with your sick basketball moves.

      PS. You a city slicker!

  • Hurrayyy says:

    @Hurrayyy YAY Varun!

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