The Supervising Committee of the student council elections at the Arab American University announced the winning of Yasser Arafat's Party by a majority of the 33 council seats in the general conference.
The Martyr Yasser Arafat's party got 24 seats, the students’ initiative party won 6 and Martyr Ahmed Al-Kilani party, an alliance of the student unity party and independence, got 3 seats.
The election supervision committee said: “The number of students who voted was 4618 students representing 45.9% of the students who are entitled to vote, which are 10,061 students. The martyr Yasser Arafat party received 3215 votes, the students’ initiative party got 756, the martyr Ahmed Al-Kilani party won 410 votes, and the blank papers were 237.
The committee congratulated the winning student parties, stressing that the elections took place in a competitive environment without obstacles, reflecting the Arab American University students’ awareness, culture, and the student parties’ keenness to serve the students.