John Oliver will fill the vacant at-large seat on the Newton City Council in Ward 1 and Tarik Lucas will fill the vacant at-large seat on the council in Ward 2, based on unofficial results for the special election.
Bryan Barash and Tarik Lucas are poised to run for the seat left vacant by Jake Auchincloss’s election to Congress.
The upcoming election will be different from any other election in recent history. It is unclear whether the country will know who won the election on the night of Nov. 3. In anticipation of the upcoming week, The Heights would like to point readers to reliable sources of information, answer questions about the election, and clear up common misconceptions.
Christian Guma and Kevork Atinizian UGBC president and vice president, winning 28 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election. The team won by 18 votes.
Candidates William Bishop Humphrey and Kathryn K. Winters emerged victorious over Rena L. Getz in a tight preliminary election to determine Newton’s Ward 5 city councilor on Tuesday.
The Undergraduate Government of Boston College and College Democrats of BC joined forces, organizing a discussion on the role of social media in elections.
“I hope this letter lends readers a more holistic context as to why, after this election, many on this campus are left more than a little unsettled, and quite frankly, angry.”
“We take this position out of respect for our commitments as a Jesuit, Catholic university, and we ask our students to be respectful of these commitments and the code of conduct that governs all BC students,” said University Spokesman Jack Dunn in an email.