UT Martin proceeds with SGA elections
The University of Tennessee at Martin's Student Government Association is holding elections for the 2020-21 school year Tuesday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 8. Voting is entirely online. Polls opened at 8 a.m. on Tuesday and will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
UT Martin Chancellor Dr. Keith Carver and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Andy Lewter will announce the election results on Wednesday, April 8 on Facebook Live.
The executive councils are as follows:
-Martin Student Alliance Party:
Hunter McCloud: President
Sidney Church: Vice President
Jacob Butler: Secretary General
Veronica Kanka: Press Secretary
Logan Hendrickson: President
Sarolyn Fox: Vice President
Cheyenne Deweese: Secretary General
For information on each candidate and their platforms, visit UT Martin's website.
Since the campaign is entirely online, parties have attempted to grab attention by hosting Facebook Live session, conducting giveaways and calling for photos of students' pets.
Current president Devin Majors chose to endorse the Unity Party, stating "they have the most well rounded and diverse group of student leaders that touch all walks of life at UT Martin."
Students are required to login to their UTM account in order to vote. The portal for voting can be found here.