Swans, letters and lights: UF Student Government 2019 debate

More than 200 students, watched as the Impact candidates — Michael Murphy for Student Body president, Sarah Abraham for Student Body vice president and Santiago Gutierrez for Student Body treasurer — and Inspire Party candidates — Chou, Gouthami Gadamsetty for Student Body vice president and Mackintosh Joachim for student body treasurer — debated.

Student Government elections are from Tuesday to Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Read our profiles on Impact and Inspire parties' executive tickets.

Impact Party

Impact Party announces executive ticket

Impact Party's executive ticket consists of Michael Murphy, 21, for Student Body president (center); Sarah Abraham, 20, for Student Body vice president (left); and Santiago Gutierrez, 20, for Student Body treasurer (right).

Student Body presidential candidate Michael Murphy

Student Body vice presidential candidate Sarah Abraham

Student Body treasurer candidate Santiago Gutierrez

Inspire Party

Inspire Party announces executive ticket for Spring election

The UF Inspire Party announced its executive ticket with Zachariah Chou, 21, for Student Body president (center); Gouthami Gadamsetty, 20, for Student Body vice president (right); and Mackintosh Joachim, 19, for Student Body treasurer (left). Courtesy to The Alligator

Student Body presidential candidate Zachariah Chou

Student Body vice presidential candidate Gouthami Gadamsetty

Student Body treasurer candidate Mackintosh Joachim

Hannah Beatty is a third-year journalism major and sociology minor from Jacksonville, Florida. She began at the Alligator in the fall of 2018 as a general assignment staff writer and now serves as the student government beat reporter.