USG Elections

Editorial: Let’s vote to reaffirm UConn student power!

Editorial: Let’s vote to reaffirm UConn student power!

Since 1896, The Daily Campus has delivered news independently to UConn students and faculty each weekday. Its ability to produce physical and online content is rare among student-run campus news publications today, illustrating its members’ incredible dedication and newspapers’ sustained relevance in the modern era.

Editorial: What is holding USG back?

Editorial: What is holding USG back?

Given this pivotal role with undergraduates, the news last week of USG’s special elections come as a bit of a surprise. The students in USG wield a large amount of power and responsibility, and gaining a position among them is not only relevant for many professionally but also goes a long way to making your voice heard on campus.

USG to hold special election Nov. 6-8

USG to hold special election Nov. 6-8

The Undergraduate Student Government will hold a special election to fill vacant seats in the Senate from Nov. 6 to Nov. 8. Not every seat was filled during USG’s first election on Sept. 19, said USG Parliamentarian Fiorella Contreras. USG is looking to fill 40 out of 82 spots that are currently vacant.

USG election first day exit polling shows no apparent write-in opposition for joint president/vice president ticket, close competition for comptroller

USG election first day exit polling shows no apparent write-in opposition for joint president/vice president ticket, close competition for comptroller

There was no apparent write-in candidate to oppose the joint president/vice president ticket. Exit polling showed a much tighter race for comptroller of the University Student Government (USG) election on the first day of voting on Tuesday, according to polling done by the Daily Campus.

Joint Elections Candidate Profile: Comptroller candidate Priyanka Thakkar

Joint Elections Candidate Profile: Comptroller candidate Priyanka Thakkar

Comptroller candidate Priyanka Thakkar said she is running for office because she hopes to increase the transparency and accountability surrounding student fee allocation and foster close relationships between Tier II student organizations and Undergraduate Student Government (USG).