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“Allen, Hernandez appeal again “

ASUA Supreme Court will be hearing more appeals from the ASUA presidential candidates that were disqualified at the end of the general election on March 9.

Both candidates are now appealing in hopes of becoming ASUA president without a special election.

James Allen, who would have won the presidency with 2,009 votes had he not been disqualified, is appealing Associated Students of the University of Arizona Election Commissioner Michael Colletti’s decision to uphold his disqualification.  Colletti disqualified Allen again after the supreme court annulled enough checks for Allen to be below the automatic disqualification number.

Daniel Hernandez, who garnered 1,004 votes, is appealing to the court saying that he should have become president after Allen’s disqualification was upheld, Colletti said.  Hernandez also had one check annulled, putting him below the automatic disqualification number, only Colletti did not uphold Hernandez’s violation as he did Allen’s.

The hearing will be sometime this week, according to Colletti.

“”I have full confidence in the supreme court,”” Colletti said. “”It’s in their hands now.””

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