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Student Council Election Results Are In

CCSC’s election results are the first in and largely favor CU on Houseparty!. This post will be updated to reflect the results of other student council elections as they are released.

CCSC: Polls were open last week, closing on April 24th at 4 pm. The results are as follows:

Executive Board:

President: Joon Baek (CU on Houseparty!) with 54.27% of the vote*

  • Runner-up: Kwolanne Felix (CU Soon) with 39.80% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (5.94%)

VP of Policy: Rads Mehta (CU on Houseparty!) with 54.27% of the vote*

  • Runner-up: Brandon Shi (CU Soon) with 39.80% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (5.94%)

VP of Finance: Emma James (CU on Houseparty!) with 47% of the vote

  • Runner-up: Sophia Adeghe (CU Soon) with 41.37% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (11.54%)

VP of Campus Life: Justin Rossman (CU on Houseparty!) with 35.55% of the vote

  • Runner-up: Travis Nelson (CU Soon) with 26.69% of the vote
  • Runner-up: Sina Fayaz Monfared with 14.61% of the vote
  • Runner-up: Adam Kluge with 13.38% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (9.50%)

VP of Communications: Krishna Menon (CU Soon) with 51.85% of the vote

  • Runner-up: Marilyn Santo with 23.85% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (23.85%)

*President and VP Policy were voted on together

SGA: Voting for SGA’s executive board was extended through May 1. The election results were announced to students by email on May 1st at 3:05 pm.

Executive Board:

President: Tirzah Anderson

VP for Policy: Emily Ndiokho

VP for Campus Life: Flosha Diliena Liyana Saran

VP for Communications: Jasmin Torres Piñon

VP of Equity: Solace Mensah-Narh

VP for Finance: Danielle Hopkins

485 students (18.5% of the Barnard student population) voted in this election. The voting period was extended from last Friday, April 24th to May 1st at noon. According to an email sent by the SGA Elections Commission, only about 10% of the student body voted as of last Friday so the Commission decided to extend voting to today.

GSSC: Polls were open last week, and the General Studies Election Commission announced the results on April 23rd. The results are as follows:

Executive Board:

President: Jane Jeong with 58.39% of the vote

  • Runner-up: Mackenzie “Mack” Collins with 26.89% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (14.71%)

VP of Policy: Serengeti Timungwa with 60% of the vote

  • Runner-up: Humberto Romero Gonzalez with 22.29% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (17.7%)

VP of Communication: Paola (Pao) Duran with 41.83% of the vote

  • Runner-up: Samavia Gulfman with 40% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (18.16%)

VP of Campus Life: Ohad Klopman with 52.87% of the vote

  • Runner-up: Alexandra Waterbury with 30.8% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (16.32%)

Senior Class President: Safia Southey with 67.58% of the vote

  • Rest of votes were abstentions (32.41%)

JTS Representative: Jesse Miller with 39.77% of the vote

  • Runner-up: Lillian Pravda with 20.91% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (39.31%)

Veteran Students Representative: Anthony Costanzo with 45.05% of the vote

  • Runner-up: Alex Contreras with 18.62% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (36.32%)

University Senator: Jeremy Wahl with 38.62% of the vote

  • Runner-up: David Palmer with 16.78% of the vote
  • Runner-up: James Podwika with 13.56% of the vote
  • Rest of votes were abstentions (31.03%)

VP of Finance, Senior Class Vice President, and International Students Representative had no candidates during the established election and will be referred to the incoming board for special election or appointment.

ESC: ESC will be holding all elections for student government positions in Fall 2020.

Editor’s note, 4/27/20, 9:45pm: This article has been updated with the results of the GSSC election.

Editor’s note, 5/1/20, 3:15 pm: This article has been further updated with the results of the SGA election.

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