Elevate! wins SU Exec election

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Courtesy of Brian Benton

From left: Brian Benton (vice president of public relations), Laura Roettges (vice president of programming), Nick Palermo (vice president of finance), Emma Tyler (president) and Vivek Biswas (vice president of administration) make up Elevate! slate for Student Union Exec. Elevate! swept all five exec positions in Thursday's election.

Elevate! won election for all five Student Union Exec positions, SU announced Thursday evening.

Junior Emma Tyler, former president of Social Programming Board, was elected president and will succeed current president Matt Re later in April.

Junior Nick Palermo was re-elected to his current position of vice president of finance. Junior Vivek Biswas was voted vice president of administration, sophomore Laura Roettges was elected vice president of programming, and sophomore Brian Benton was named vice president of public relations.

Tyler received 59.06 percent of votes, besting Connection’s candidate for president, junior Will Ralls, who received 40.28 percent.

1,949 students voted for president this year, 30.32 percent of the student body.

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