The ruling comes following the passage of Resolution 57-45, which recommends the expulsion of the current election and slates.
The change comes following an insufficient number of student signatures from potential candidates.
The confirmation came following the resignation of former chair Jessica Dennis over winter break.
Hutchinson: “Everything that happened last semester, it kind of separated us all from each other, so I knew I felt, not a responsibility, but somewhat of a desire to help piece things back together in any way I could.”
Interim President Payton Head: “I think it's disrespectful of him to attack me and to attack the association considering he's caused all of this harm to our association already.”
Voting will begin on at 8 a.m Feb. 29 and close at 5 p.m. March 2. The announcement will be held at Traditions Plaza on March 2.
The handbook aims to give the BEC more control over the elections.
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, columnist Gabriela Velasquez explores the best couples in the sci-fi/fantasy world.
BEC Chairwoman Bridget Everson: “We’ve been given an opportunity to restore faith in MSA.”
2015 BEC Chairwoman Emma Henderson responds to criticism from vice chairwoman Bridget Everson.
The Operations committee voted to not pursue impeaching Henderson.
Now that the election is over, it’s time to learn from this fiasco.
This delay only affects the MSA presidential elections, not the library fee announcement.
Henderson’s performance came under question earlier in the semester when her delayed production of the handbook forced Senate to pass it in one Senate meeting instead of two.
Ejaz/Parrie and Gomez/Hanner are not allowed to campaign for the rest of the election.
One change Henderson proposed requires all participants to attend a debriefing event.
The next MSA debate is scheduled for Nov. 6 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Dr. Cathy Scroggs, Senate Speaker Benjamin Bolin and RHA President Steven Chaffin moderated the debate.
The Board of Elections Commissioners are prepared to oversee a fair election while promoting more freedom for each slate.
A number of amendments to the handbook seek to deregulate the MSA presidential election and promote “more competition,” BEC chairman Derek Chung said.