Voting ends Thursday May 5 @ 9 PM. Here’s what you need to know by Laura Taveras
All students registered for a degree can vote in this year’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) elections. Voting started Monday, May 3, 2016, at 10 AM and ends Thursday, May 5 at 9 PM. Computers are available to students in the NAC rotunda during this period. To vote you’ll need your Citymail address, and password. Forgot it? Click here.
Two parties dominate this year’s election: Students Run City (SRC), and United Students in Action (USA). SRC emphasizes student involvement, and participation in all aspects of the institution, while USA focuses on advocacy, diversity, transparency, and action.
Here’s a glimpse of their candidates for President and Executive Vice President
Tammie David, USA: She’s a former VP of public affairs and promises to fight for what is right through activist groups.
Safat Chowdhury, SRC: He has been extensively involved in USG through the Faculty Student Disciplinary Committee (FSDC), senator-at-large, senator of the Grove School of Engineering, and vice president of finance. He looks to take on critical issues at CCNY.
Executive Vice President
Suliman Ahmed, SRC: He’s currently a junior majoring in environmental science with a minor in public policy, and presently serves as a senator of finance.
Muska Akbari, USA: This junior honors student is currently a senator in USG.
While voting for USG leaders, students will also have the opportunity to take part in this years New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) Board of Elections. NYPIRG is a student directed research, and advocacy organization for a variety of issues like higher education, and environmental protection. Learn more about NYPIRG here.
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