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Wednesday May 31st

Student government still looking for new chairman of Board of Elections

The deadline for applications to be chairman of student government’s Board of Elections is tomorrow.

Student Body President Mary Cooper was forced to find another nominee after Student Congress rejected Dakota Williams, her nominee and former student body treasurer.

Following the hearing, Cooper decided to reopen the application process rather than choose from the applications she had already received since the session of Student Congress had ended, she said.

The Board of Elections chairman played a critical role in the spring’s student body president election. Andrew Phillips, who held the position in the spring, presided over a board that levied fines and called a disqualification hearing for candidate Rick Ingram.

Cooper added that the executive branch has received multiple applications, including from incoming freshmen.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to

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