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Justine Josue, former USG Vice President of Communications resigned. STATESMAN FILE

Devin Lobosco elected as next USG president; full election results

Tim Giorlando April 9, 2023
Junior biochemistry and women’s and gender studies student Devin Lobosco won the Undergraduate Student Government’s (USG) presidential election with 72% of the vote on Friday, April 7, in an election with nearly 20 candidates vying for executive council positions.
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The Student Activities Center on an afternoon at Stony Brook University. USG Elections are available on SBEngaged until April 7.ABIGAIL HENTZE/THE STATESMAN

Elections for the Undergraduate Student Government are underway. Here’s who’s on the ballot.

Tim Giorlando April 5, 2023
The Stony Brook University student body will be able to vote in this year’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) election until April 7 at 12 p.m. through SBEngaged. Eighteen candidates are vying for seven Executive Council positions, and another 18 candidates are running for the 23 open Senate positions.
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The Cola Lounge at the Student Union. ILLUSTRATED BY TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook students scramble to finalize voting decisions

Saad Haroon October 23, 2022
With 2022 midterm elections swiftly approaching, Stony Brook University is ramping up its efforts to promote voter participation among students. Seawolves are no exception to the trend of high voter participation nationwide, as the university continues to emphasize voting for elections both on and off campus.
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 ILLUSTRATED BY TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Midterm elections could hinge on four Long Island congressional races

Benjamin Amster October 23, 2022
Long Island’s four highly competitive congressional races are drawing considerable attention from both parties. Two districts on Long Island are favoring Republicans by just three points, and the other two districts are favoring Democrats by just two and five points.
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The Statesman logo. STATESMAN FILE

From the archives: Student coverage of U.S. presidential elections

Peter Lupfer November 4, 2020
Even under normal circumstances, every campaign comes with its own unique characteristics. The circumstances surrounding this 2020 election cycle, however, have been extraordinary.
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Social contracts should be respected within clubs too

Kraig Klein July 19, 2020
I was the public relations officer for Dumbledore’s Army. However, the eBoard made a decision on July 10 and abused their power by supporting a political stance using the club’s name without the consent of club members.
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A screenshot of the constitutional referendum emailed to students on Nov. 9. COURTESY OF USG

Don’t let the USG vote for you — the vote is yours

Sam Lauria and Anya Marquardt November 15, 2019
The USG elections will directly impact us, as SBU students, so play your part by voting in the election.
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Brookhaven and SBU are failing students

Brookhaven and SBU are failing students

Will Ferraro October 11, 2019
"Before we can attract jobs and investment, we need to fix our housing and transportation issues."
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Union election results: New coalition wins almost all officer and staff positions

Gary Ghayrat April 23, 2019
Edward Quinn, who won the president and delegate position with 460 votes out of 698 total tallied, said the coalition accomplished their goal of getting more people to vote.
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

Students elect 2019/2020 USG representatives

The Statesman April 7, 2019
Shaheer Khan — who won 55 percent of the vote with 959 votes in total — will become USG’s next president.
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On Tuesday, March 26, USG candidates held a debate in the Student Activities Center. There are more than a half a dozen candidates are running. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Undergraduate Student Government candidates debate ahead of election

Brianne Ledda and Gary Ghayrat March 31, 2019
More than half a dozen candidates running for Undergraduate Student Government positions presented their initiatives and platforms on Tuesday, March 26 in the Student Activities Center.
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A USG meeting taking place on November 1, 2018. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

A senator’s thoughts on USG and what we need to do better

Andrew Machkasov March 28, 2019
A 1-in-13 student voting rate is strong evidence that USG is failing to sufficiently reach the students we are elected to represent.
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