On the evening hours of May 9, 2009 the results from the May 8th election would finally be decided. Wessen Smithep and Jared Machavo (both Guardian Order) would win President and Vice President by what was considered a small landslide. The new High Minister would be Dedric Thompson (Democratic Union) in a large landslide. Finally ATEC Chancellor would be Orion Trent (Guardian Order) in which he would win by only 14 votes. The first elected officials are to take office on May 11, 2009 and from there will forever steer the future of Aredan, even if only for their one term.