Clare Solomon loses ULU Presidency
By just a 100 votes.
I am gutted, she has been such a briliant campaigner.
A big defeat for students.
Anyway I am sure she will do other important things.
So sad. I am sure those who believe students unions are all about water polo rather than political resistance will be happy.
However left candidates have won other posts as Alex notes:
Clare Solomon has, sadly, not been re-elected president of University of London Union (ULU). During her year in the post, Clare has played a leading and dynamic role in the student protest movement which emerged in opposition to higher tuition fees and drastic cuts to higher education funding.
More optimistically, left-wing candidates Sean Rillo Raczka and Hesham Kazai were elected Vice President and London Student editor respectively. These are the other two full-time roles in overseeing the London-wide union