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After a close election candidate Juwan Smith was declared the winner of the Student Government Association's presidential election.

Out of 1,973 votes cast, Smith received 41.6 percent of the vote, KeyShawn Housey received 38.17 percent and Sean Lopez received 20.58 percent.

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Smith’s campaign was inspired by the tv show “Family Matters” and ran on goals to represent the voices of all students on all three GS campuses. Smith aims to take on issues such as consolidation and campus safety.

Smith said his first plans following the election is to meet with all the executives from each campus and to work out to identify and develop a mission statement for what GS want to see for the year and for student government association.

“I have the passion to make the sacrifices needed to bridge all three campuses to make one family. I will create intentional meeting spaces for all campuses to come together and discuss concerns on all three campuses. It is my hope to show each student that Family does Matter.”

Winners for other SGA positions are listed below and a complete breakdown of votes can be viewed at the bottom of this article.

STATESBORO

Executive Vice President- Kahira Hadley

Vice President of Academic Affairs- Dajah Jones

Vice President of Auxiliary Affairs- Nailah Mitnaul

Parker College of Business- Aaron Geter III,, Sequoya Mclendon, Kobe Stringer, Kameron Humphrey

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences- Erika Love, Asiyah Amador, Zakiya Daniel, Taylor Delgado

College of Arts and Humanities- Albani Berryhill, Imani McGill, Ashley S. Cadely, Caryn Coquerel

College of Science and Mathematics- Gwendolyn Brown, Nia Gitau, Deshae Deans, Ayah Favors

Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies Quentin Smith

College At-Large- Dantrell Maeweather, Nyla Hall, Devin Stephens, Tinashe Chitiyo, JaMarian Walker, Mekashaw “Teddy” Mekoya

ARMSTRONG

Executive Vice President- Spencer DeMink

Vice President of Finance- Yilnette Morales Nunez

Waters College of Health Professions- Jade Reynolds, Makenzie Bunton, Nick Wright

College of Education- Mohamed Elshahawy, Sophia Lopez

College At-Large- Beverly Leitelt, Jordan Stevenson, Elizabeth Ossi, Katie Sparks, Erica Cribbs, Megan Evans, Jacquie Reis, Tyler Tyack

LIBERTY CAMPUS COUNCILORS

DeMorris McGruder, Dillon Minges, Emmaline Menger, Parsa Torabi

McClain Baxley and Brendan Ward contributed to this article. 

Matthew Enfinger, The George-Anne Editor-in-Chief, gaeditor@georgiasouthern.edu

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