Student Government Association starts campaigning season
The Election Commission that oversees Student Government Association elections has been working toward high voter turnout this season.
The filing period for candidates ended with almost 80 applicants for president, vice president, undergraduate at-large and college senator positions at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Chief Elections Commissioner Kendrick Alridge said.
The campaigning season began Sunday at midnight. Five parties have registered with the Commission: House of Red, Haus of Red, Cougar Pawlitics, The “We” Party and REDvolution.
A presidential debate hosted by The Daily Cougar and moderated by Instructional Professor and Undergraduate Chair Simon Bott will be open to the public from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Kiva Room at Farish Hall.
Campaigning will end at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Voting will be open from Feb. 25 to 27 with polling locations at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, University Center and M.D. Anderson Memorial Library among other locations.
More information on the election and its codes can be found on the SGA site.