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ASB Notebook: Senate president and student trustee survive recall efforts

Associated Student Body Student Senate President David Hylton, center right, is able to keep his position on the board after an attempt to recall him last week failed (Photo by Jordan Schauberger).

Jordan Schauberger

November 2, 2015

A previous version of this story falsely reported that the Folsom Lake College student government voted not to recall Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver. In fact, the Folsom Lake College student government abstained from voting but released a statement. Both Associated Student Body Student Senate P...

Student Senate president survives recall effort

Student Senate President David Hylton, right, narrowly avoided being recalled in an election on eServices this week
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger).

Jordan Schauberger

October 29, 2015

Associated Student Body Student Senate President David Hylton will not be recalled from his position. It was announced, prior to the Senate meeting Thursday, that although 72 percent of the students who voted wanted to recall him, the required amount of 75 percent was not met. Hylton, who became ...

Voting for student senate president’s recall extended to Wednesday morning

David Hylton, center, will be removed from the position of acting student senate president if three-fourths of voters decide to recall him in an election on eServices that ends Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 27, 2015

The recall election for Associated Student Body Student Senate President David Hylton is taking place today on eServices. Although the voting site experienced technical difficulties early in the morning, the vote was running functionally at 11:30 a.m. and the voting period, according to ASB adviser...

CAEB appoints members to recall election committee

Clubs and Events Board President Justin Nicholson addresses Sociology Club representative Laurie Jones, right, during Tuesday's meeting. The board appointed two of its members to an election committee that would meet in the event that Student Senate President David Hylton is recalled during next Tuesday's special election. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 22, 2015

The Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board selected two of its members to join the election committee that would meet in case Student Senate President David Hylton is recalled in an election that will take place Tuesday. The members are Physics Club representative Colton Hobbs and Medieva...

Student Senate president to undergo recall election within the week

Student Senate President David Hylton, in the blue shirt, calls upon Sen. Regina Drake, who raises her hand to volunteer for the election committee that would go into effect if Hylton is recalled. A student petition was brought before the board calling for a recall after Hylton expressed support for Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, who came under fire for his skepticism about the Holocaust. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 20, 2015

It was announced that there will be a recall election of acting Student Senate President David Hylton on eServices before next Wednesday. A specific date for the special election was not announced. The Center for Leadership and Development received a petition signed by hundreds of students asking for...

Student Senate votes not to recall embattled Trustee who questioned Holocaust

Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, left, and Clubs and Events Board Vice President Mary Stedman listen while the Student Senate discusses efforts to recall Weaver at its meeting Thursday. The Senate decided not to recall Weaver, in spite of his comments casting doubt on whether the Holocaust actually happened. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 15, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate voted seven to two against a proposed recall effort of Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, who came under fire for casting doubt on whether the Holocaust actually took place in a 55-minute interview with the Current on Sept. 16. Following the vote, Sen....

ASB senator requests recall of trustee ‘skeptical’ about the Holocaust

Cameron Weaver speaks at the candidate forums during the student elections of the spring 2015 semester. Weaver, who was elected as Los Rios student trustee, recently cast doubt on the historical account of the Holocaust and said that being a conspiracy theorist is

John Ferrannini

October 4, 2015

Sen. Tamara Dunning has filed an agenda item request asking that the Associated Student Body Student Senate consider a recall of embattled Los Rios Trustee Cameron Weaver, according to David Hylton, the acting senate president. Weaver has been under fire since a Sept. 16 interview with the Current in whi...

Letter to the Editor: Trustee should not represent students

Cameron Weaver speaks at the candidate forums during the student elections of the spring 2015 semester. Weaver, who was elected as Los Rios student trustee, recently cast doubt on the historical account of the Holocaust and said that being a conspiracy theorist is

October 1, 2015

Dear Editor, I'm appalled and saddened about the comments of Cameron Weaver about the Holocaust. He is ignorant and misinformed. He should not be representing the students or college as a trustee. It is unfortunate that your fine college has been damaged by what he said while you interviewed him. No...

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