Tag Archives: Election Oversight Committee

Craig Fisher voted SGA president

The Butler student body chose junior Craig Fisher to lead the Student Government Association in the 2013-14 school year. The Election Oversight Committee released the verified results for the SGA presidential election Monday night. Fisher is a pharmacy major native to Indianapolis. Both of his parents are Butler alumni.  He attributes his success to his

Three candidates vie for SGA presidency

Next Monday, the Butler University student body will vote for a new Student Government Association president. Whoever it picks will be in charge of representing student interests and close to three quarters of a million dollars. The members of SGA  hope this year’s election has a better turnout than previous years, said Abigail Springer, a

Assembly to vote on election policy

The Student Government Association assembly will vote tomorrow on three recommended changes to the election process. The Election Oversight Committee introduced the recommendations to assembly last Thursday. The first recommendation shortens the campaign period from two weeks to 11 days. The second  allows each candidate to only run for one office. Finally, election results will

Freshmen may be excluded from committee

Student Government Association’s Election Oversight Committee proposed a resolution to permanently allow only members in at least their sophomore years onto the committee, going against last year’s temporary suspension of the rule to allow freshmen. This decision comes after a review in SGA, and the assembly will vote today on whether to make the rule

Part 5 | National SGA advises Butler to release election data

RELATED STORIES: PART 1 | Vote details will not be released PART 2 | SGA to release election vote numbers PART 3 | Despite assembly vote, election data not released STAFF EDITORIAL | SGA, show us the numbers Part 4 | SGA kills motion to release election results The American Student Government Association is weighing

SGA hopes to amp up campaign awareness

Butler University’s Student Government Association is hoping to increase student interest and voter turnout for the presidential and class officer elections on Feb. 27. Allie Combs, the public relations representative for the SGA Election Oversight Committee, said that SGA is turning to technology for this election. “(SGA members) usually do a ‘Rock the Vote’ campaign,”

Without amendment, SGA committee may not fill

The Butler University Student Government Association hopes to settle confusion over the eligibility of some members who sit on a key election committee. A vote is scheduled in this afternoon’s assembly on whether to suspend a provision of the SGA constitution that requires members of the Election Oversight Committee to have served at least two

OPINION | SGA would rather go around constitution than amend it

While we’ve come to expect federal government officials bickering among one another and not serving their constituents, we do not expect such acts from Butler University’s Student Government Association. It is appalling that such an important group on campus is in such disarray. One recent point of contention: SGA can’t agree on whether to follow