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Impact Party announced their executive ticket at Plaza of the Americas Friday afternoon. Ian Green will be running for Student Body President, alongside David Enriquez as Vice President and Stefan Sanguyo as Treasurer.

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Impact Party announced their executive ticket Thursday morning through Facebook.

The ticket includes Ian Green running for Student Body president, David Enriquez running for Student Body vice president and Stefan Sanguyo running for Student Body treasurer.

This will be the second year the Impact executive ticket will not have a female candidate.

Omarley Spence, Impact president, said even though there’s no female on the ticket, everyone in the party is excited for the candidates.

“I really strongly believe you don’t have to be a female to advocate for female issues,” Spence, 20, said.

Impact introduced the candidates on Friday from 1 p.m. through 1:30 p.m. at Plaza of the Americas.

Green currently serves as the Senate President and is a fourth-year UF business management and economics student, according to his profile on the Student Government’s website. He became a senator in Spring 2015 and continued as the business administration senator in Spring 2016 and Spring 2017. Green is also a Florida Cicerone and served as an executive board member of the Black Student Union.

“This is something I’ve wanted to do in my entire time at the University of Florida,” Green said. “This is a university I love, I’ve been bleeding orange and blue since I could remember. It’s truly an honor and a privilege to have the opportunity to run for Student Body president.”

Enriquez is the vice president of programming for the Hispanic Student Association and a brother of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc., Spence said.

Enriquez said he’s excited to bring an immigrant perspective and a connection to the Hispanic community.

“I’m excited about being a part of a movement that values and promotes involvement in public service above self,” he said. “But most importantly, I’m excited to bring a unique perspective to campus.”

Sanguyo currently serves as the Liberal Arts-06 senator for Impact Party, according to the Senate roster. He is also the treasurer for UF Pi Delta Psi, according to the fraternity’s website.

Sanguyo also served as treasurer for the Asian American Student Union at UF from 2016 to 2017 He is also the field training liaison for the UF Air Force ROTC, Spence said.

Sanguyo said he’s looking forward to working with people from all different backgrounds.

“Me, Ian and David come from very different communities and very different backgrounds,” he said. “As an Asian American, yes, I advocate for Asians but I also advocate for the entire student body.”

Student Government elections will be held on Feb. 20 and Feb. 21 from 8:30 a.m. through 8:30 p.m.

Correction: This article has been updated to reflect that Impact announced its executive ticket Thursday.

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