SGA Election Results

<p>The 2018-2019 SGA executive branch is (l-r) treasurer-elect Destin Mizelle; president-elect Ammishaddai Grand-Jean; and vice president-elect Charlene Marsh.</p>

The 2018-2019 SGA executive branch is (l-r) treasurer-elect Destin Mizelle; president-elect Ammishaddai Grand-Jean; and vice president-elect Charlene Marsh.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Believe ticket elected to top posts in UGA student government

Athens, Ga. – University of Georgia students have elected the Believe ticket to the executive branch of the Student Government Association (SGA) for the 2018-2019 academic year. The ticket consists of president-elect Ammishaddai Grand-Jean, vice president-elect Charlene Marsh and treasurer-elect Destin Mizelle.

This year, 8,006 students voted in the election, representing the largest number of votes in SGA’s history and more than 21 percent of the total student body. The Believe ticket claimed 50.21 percent of the votes cast with the One UGA ticket pulling 42.6 percent. The executive ticket was disregarded by 81 voters.

Ammishaddai Grand-Jean is a third-year student from Jonesboro majoring in political science and economics. Marsh a third-year international affairs and sociology major from Norcross, and Mizelle is a third-year psychology major from Riverdale.

The Believe ticket’s campaign platform centered around three key issues: improving efficiency to make SGA simpler and more connected to students; cultivating transparency and discussion on issues like diversity, sexual assault and mental health; and fostering a spirit of cooperation to encourage connections among student organizations.

The SGA inauguration ceremony is scheduled on April 4 at 6 p.m. in the Chapel.

The Student Government Association is a registered student organization within UGA Student Affairs.

UGA Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs comprises 19 campus departments that enhance the learning environment for students at the University of Georgia by stimulating the learning process, integrating the in-class and out-of-class experiences, promoting an environment conducive to growth and discovery and facilitating intellectual, spiritual, social, occupational, physical, cultural and emotional development. For more information, see http://studentaffairs.uga.edu.

Writer: Don Reagin, 706-542-7774, dreagin@uga.edu
Contact: Taylor Cain, 706-542-6396, tc@uga.edu

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