SA leaders said more candidates are running for top spots than in recent years as major issues like fossil fuel divestment gain traction.
The Hatchet spoke with Kyle Piekarski, the chairman of the JEC, who broke down the ranked-choice voting process during this year’s SA elections.
Presidential candidate Christian Zidouemba said he will work to add more GWorld vendor options for students of different backgrounds if elected to the post.
Presidential candidate Bishop Walton said he will work to decrease food insecurity and increase student diversity.
Presidential candidate Georgie Britcher said her “insider and outsider” perspective with the Student Association has prepared her to take on the job.
Howard Brookins said he will use the SA president position to call on officials to divest from the fossil fuel industry and address discrimination and harassment.
Presidential candidate Drew Amstutz said working with administrators to resolve his own challenging financial aid issues pushed him to run for the Student Association’s top post.
SA president candidate George Glass said his role as the “general” of George’s Army motivated him to run and boost school spirit across the University.
Executive vice president candidate Andy Liaupsin said his work supporting staff in his first year at GW pushed him to run for the position.
Executive vice president candidate Brandon Hill said he would advocate for increasing mental health resources if elected.