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Samaranayake, Marquez aim for WSG leadership

Samaranayake, Marquez aim for WSG leadership

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

April 6, 2018

Pasan Samaranayake could be the next Whitewater Student Government (WSG) president. The junior economics major is running against incumbent candidate Tom Kind in the presidential election, which ends Friday, April 6. The aspiring professor wants to become president to give back to a place that liter...

Kind and Miller run for head seats at WSG table

Kind and Miller run for head seats at WSG table

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

April 6, 2018

Tom Kind could be the fourth-ever Whitewater Student Government (WSG) president elected to a second consecutive term. The junior economics major is running against Pasan Samaranayake in the WSG presidential election, which ends today. He is running alongside third-year student Zoe Miller. Miller...

Jensen, Jordan win elections

April 4, 2012

Sophomores John Jensen and Danielle Jordan won the Whitewater Student Government presidential elections with 338 votes. The pair beat the second-place write-in combination of juniors Patrick Jamar and Jamie Selck by 327 votes in the March 20-21 elections. Jensen, a political science major fr...

Jensen, Jordan win student government presidential elections

March 22, 2012

Sophomores John Jensen and Danielle Jordan won the 2012 Whitewater Student Government presidential election in a landslide vote. The pair had 338 votes compared to second place junior write-in candidates Patrick Jamar and Jamie Selck, who had 11 votes. Jensen will take over as president beginning...

Online presidential voting begins next week

March 14, 2012

Presidential elections for Whitewater Student Government will be held online from March 20-21. In previous years, WSG elections were held using paper ballots that were available in the University Center. WSG Vice President John Jensen said the main motive behind the switch to online voting was...

VP Jensen announces run for presidency

February 15, 2012

Whitewater Student Government Vice President John Jensen announced he will run for WSG president in the spring at Monday night’s meeting. His vice presidential running mate is WSG Student Affairs Director Danielle Jordan. “Danielle and I are the best choice that students are going to have for...

Olsen cruises in only contested local race

April 5, 2011

In the only contested local race Tuesday, incumbent Jim Olsen was re-elected as the District 1 common council representative, defeating political newcomer Michael LeBlanc by a vote of 418-134. Olsen, 53, called the voter turnout “astronomical” and said he appreciated the support. “I had hoped...

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