Tonight is Student Government election night. Impact Party and Inspire Party are vying for Student Body president, vice president and treasurer, along with 40 contested Senate seats.
Polls close at 8:30 p.m. Tune in for The Alligator's live coverage. Story to come.
BREAKING: Michael murphy and Sarah Abraham of Impact Party will be UF’s Student Body President and Vice President. Santiago Gutierrez is Impact will be treasurer @TheAlligator— Dana Cassidy (@danacassidy_) February 21, 2019
Vignettes from the floor: Michael Murphy is talking with his family who all drove down in a snowstorm from Va. Gouthami Gadamsetty (Inspire, VP candidate) is sharing a burrito bowl. Santiago Gutierrez (Impact, treasurer) is thanking everyone for their work. @TheAlligator #ufgov— Hannah Beatty (@hannahbeatty_) February 21, 2019
Inspire’s Student Government Presidential candidate Zach Chou is setting up a livestream of the event tonight. “I’m already on the fifth stage of grief,” Chou said. @TheAlligator #ufgov pic.twitter.com/sjqpxIgNBG— Kelly (@kellyrhayes) February 21, 2019
Tonight UF will elect a new Student Body President, Vice President and Treasurer. There are about 40 seats in Senate to be filled. The next student body VP will be an Indian American woman. @TheAlligator #ufgov— Dana Cassidy (@danacassidy_) February 21, 2019
Norman Hall will remain closed for the night due to power outage. Students are directed to the 10 other polling locations for the last two hours of voting. If you are in line by 8:30, you are still allowed to vote. @TheAlligator #ufgov— Hannah Beatty (@hannahbeatty_) February 20, 2019
I know I say this every year but @TheAlligator is the only media who regularly reports on UF Student Government. The SG reporter @hannahbeatty_ goes to nonstop Senate meetings to keep y’all informed so you can VOTE! https://t.co/rk6K02Kq08— Meryl Kornfield (@MerylKornfield) February 20, 2019
Students are back at the polls this afternoon to vote at Marston Science Library. Lines are moving quickly. Polling locations will close at 8:30 tonight. @TheAlligator #ufgov pic.twitter.com/512uRJzfAM
— Mikayla Carroll (@mikaylacarro11) February 20, 2019