Giffords intern Daniel Hernandez runs for UA student president - Tucson News Now

Giffords intern Daniel Hernandez runs for UA student president

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD) - General elections begin today on the University of Arizona campus for the ASUA student government.

Among those running for president is Political Science junior Daniel Hernandez.

Hernandez has been honored across the country for his part in helping save Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' life during the January 8th shooting.

Six UA students running for ASUA executive positions debated on Sunday, touching on issues such as diversifying ASUA, increasing service to club's needs and keeping tuition affordable despite budget cuts.

Presidential candidates James Allen and Daniel Hernandez addressed how they would help lower university costs.  

The elections run until Wednesday.

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