Students elect Brandon Beck and Erika Nash as 2013-2014 BYUSA leaders
March 05, 2013
With 6,612 students (22 percent of the student body) participating in this year's election, voters elected Brandon Beck and Erika Nash as the 2013-2014 BYUSA president and executive vice president Tuesday.
They will begin their term in office this spring term (April 30).
Beck and Nash collected 3,791 (57 percent) of the votes.
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