CMC ISA wins majority of incoming council positions

While UP CMC ISA got the Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Secretary seats, rival STAND UP – CMC managed to get the College Representative and Treasurer positions.

by: John Nelvin Lucero

MANILA – The UP College of Mass Communication – Interdependent Student-centered Activism (UP CMC ISA)  clinched today the majority of seats in the incoming student council, 7-6, including the chairperson position.

While UP CMC ISA got the Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Secretary seats, rival Student Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights in UP – College of Mass Communication (STAND UP – CMC) managed to get the College Representative and Treasurer positions.

CHAIRPERSON

Ma. Ria Bernadette Tagle (ISA) – 319
Kris Ciel Enriquez (STAND UP – CMC) – 291
Abstain – 41

VICE CHAIRPERSON

John Dominic Rodriguez (ISA) – 302
Maria Almira Abril (STAND UP – CMC) – 292
Abstain – 57

CMC REPRESENTATIVE TO THE USC

Josiah Gil Hiponia (STAND UP – CMC) – 428
Matthew Samuel Reysio-Cruz (ISA) – 184
Abstain – 39

SECRETARY

Fritz Joseph Abarca (ISA) – 294
Mary Christine Sacay (STAND UP – CMC) – 286
Abstain – 71

TREASURER

Jesse David Doctor (STAND UP – CMC) – 312
Rebecca Gloria Tan (ISA) – 273
Abstain – 66

Meanwhile, both political parties got four department representative seats. The Broadcast Communication and Communication Research Departments chose representatives from UP CMC ISA while the Journalism and Film Departments picked STAND UP CMC representatives.

BC Representatives (2)

Cleverlyn Mayuga (ISA) – 112
Manuel Benjamin San Mateo (ISA) – 100
Jomari Alejandro III Herrera (STAND UP – CMC) – 80
Estephanie Hidalgo (STAND UP – CMC) – 71
Abstain – 10

CommRes Representatives (2)

Glenn Pierre Samson (ISA) – 86
Allison Laxamana (ISA) – 74
Jessica Marie Yadao (STAND UP – CMC) – 50
Ann Gelene Rotol (STAND UP – CMC) – 30
Abstain – 2

Film Representatives (2)

Lourdes Ninamarie Janreleth Nunez (STAND UP – CMC) – 79
Angelica Grace Tomas (STAND UP-CMC) – 78
Annecy Cherie Bautista (ISA) – 50
Franco Lorenzo Liwanag (ISA) – 17
Abstain – 6

Journ Representatives (2)

Gino Lorenzo Estella (STAND UP – CMC) – 122
Hazel Joy Lobres (STAND UP – CMC) – 114
Nauriel Faye Carreos (ISA) – 43
Abstain – 12

The college voter turnout this year is 58.12%, slightly higher than last year’s 57.59%. The breakdown of voter turnout per department are as follows:

Broadcast Communication Department: 199/259 (76.83%)
Communication Research Department: 130/170 (76.47%)
Film Department: 123/187 (65.78%)
Journalism Department: 175/241 (72.61%)
Graduate Studies Department: 23/258 (8.91%)
Non-majors: 1/5 (20.00%)

Author: TNP

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