Students voice confusion over SG election results

Students voice confusion over SG election results

This year’s race for Student Government president was initially the only race that resulted in a runoff election. SG bylaws suggest that at least two other close races — one for vice president and one for the sole EPPS Senate seat — should also have triggered runoffs. Briana Lemos, the...

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SG election triggers runoff

SG election triggers runoff

Last week’s Student Government election resulted in a runoff between the top two presidential candidates, guaranteeing that a president and vice president from different tickets would serve the student body in the most contested election in SG history. Political science junior Ayoub Mohammed of the Labor ticket and neuroscience senior...

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SG Election 2019 Results

SG Election 2019 Results

The Student Government Election Board released the results of the 2019 election Friday afternoon. A close tie between presidential candidates Ayoub Mohammed of Labor and Danni Yang of Ignite triggered a runoff, scheduled for Wednesday. See the full results below.

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Labor

Labor

Ayoub Mohammed, a former Chick-fil-A student worker and political science junior, is running for president on the Labor ticket. Six out of the 10 members on his ticket are also former or current student workers, many at Chartwells, the campus food service provider. Mohammed said he hopes his ticket’s “outsider”...

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Any Way You Want It

Any Way You Want It

Jacob Jones, a computer engineering sophomore and current Student Government senator, is running for vice president on the“Any Way You Want It”ticket. The “Any Way” ticket is composed of Jones as vice president and biomedical engineering junior Lance Gopilan as a senator. It’s the only ticket that does not have...

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Ignite

Ignite

In UTD’s most contested Student Government presidential election, members of the Ignite ticket are pushing for transparency and lasting change in SG. Neuroscience senior Danni Yang, the presidential candidate for Ignite, has served as both a senator for Student Government and head of the Residential Student Affairs committee. Kyle Tupper,...

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Tier One

Tier One

Tier One, one of the four tickets with presidential or vice-presidential candidates in the most contested Student Government election in UTD history, is running on a platform of improving transfer student experiences, increasing transparency and supporting the expansion of the Office of Student AccessAbility. Biomedical engineering junior Trevor Schmaeling said...

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SG Election 2019

SG Election 2019

Hear from the candidates running in this year’s SG election. In the most contested SG election in UTD history, four tickets with presidential or vice presidential candidates are running to represent the student body. Learn more about them and their platforms below.

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Editorial Board: Richards is best pick for SG President

Editorial Board: Richards is best pick for SG President

The role of Student Government in campus life cannot be understated. In a year that has seen a tuition increase, the search for a new president and disputes over sexual assault reporting all arise, it has been absolutely crucial to have the leadership of SG President Caitlynn Fortner and Vice...

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