At 9.00pm BST, Oxford SU announced that Anvee Bhutani has won the presidential by-election. 2506 votes were cast. Eleven candidates stood in this term’s by-election, with two of these candidates having taken part in the first presidential election. Anvee Bhutani, current Co-Chair Campaign for Racial Awareness and Equality (CRAE) at Oxford SU, used her manifesto Read More…
“My fervent hope is that a Biden presidency, operating at a more sedate pace than its febrile predecessor, will calm America’s political atmosphere. The return to a more respectful politics, of the kind Mitt Romney showed in 2012, requires effort from both sides.”
Oliver Buckingham discusses Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the 2020 election.
Our readers discuss Trump’s legacy, the difference between a coup and riots, and a Capitol Hill staffer’s experience of the building’s occupation.
“Maybe Biden won’t carry Texas, commentators conjectured, but he’ll sweep the swing states. Then the results came in.”
Peter Brookes examines what went wrong in the 2021 election polls.
Jacob Reid explores how the Presidential Election polls work and whether we can trust them.
Niall Shaban argues that Biden’s pick of Kamala Harris for the Vice-Presidency will fail to appease the progressives in the Democrats.
The Oxford Union’s Returning Officer has today announced that James Price has been elected as President for Hilary Term 2021, with 431 votes, followed by Jeremy Bararia in second place with 375 votes.
Following a report from the Union’s Election Tribunal, The Oxford Union’s Standing Committee has decided to not conduct a re-poll for the election of the President for Hilary term 2021.
Since The Oxford Blue last reported on the presidential elections in Poland, the playing field has changed significantly: incumbent President Andrzej Duda will face Rafał Trzaskowski, the Mayor of Warsaw, in the second round of voting. The election, scheduled for May 10th, was pushed back as coronavirus made its way across the country, forcing the Read More…
Over 300 Oxford University alumni have registered to vote online in today’s Union election, as part of an electorate numbering approximately 2000 registered voters, The Oxford Blue can reveal following conversations with an informed official.