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Monson and Berscheit win 2019 SA election

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Corey Berscheit and Allyson Monson

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President Allyson Monson claimed her second term as she and Sen. Corey Berscheit won the 2019 Students’ Association election. Monson and Berscheit won over Sen. Carter Hunter and Sen. Amanda Husted by 438 votes, or 32 percent of the vote.

There were 1,358 unique voters in this election. This is around 14 percent of the student population. Compared to past elections in the past four years, this was the lowest voter turnout excluding 2018.

In 2015, 2,608 students voted, in 2016: 1,813 students voted and in 2017 2,102 students voted, which was 17 percent of the student population. In 2018, when no positions were contested, 471 students voted, which was less than 4 percent.

In the contested race of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences Sen. Jennifer Tonak, Sen. Megan Kellen Sen. Mary Dybedahl are returning. Anthony Shimon was also elected. Sen. Josh Longtin and Reis Bruley did not get elected into one of the college’s four seats.

In the contested Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering election Joel Kocer, Megan Fiala and Kelby Escobin came out on top. Brandon Frizzell was not elected. There were three seats available.

There are eight at-large senator positions open, petitions open 8 a.m. Friday. New senators will have their transition meeting April 8.

Below is the breakdown of the votes. See the candidates profiles here.

President and Vice President

Allyson Monson and Corey Berscheit

Total votes: 898

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences: 311

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: 161

College of Education and Human Sciences: 142

College of Natural Sciences: 80

College of Nursing: 52

College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions: 33

Graduate School: 28

Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering: 91

Carter Hunter and Amanda Husted

Total votes: 460

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences: 70

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: 88

College of Education and Human Sciences: 54

College of Natural Sciences: 46

College of Nursing: 41

College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions: 44

Graduate School: 13

Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering: 104

Senators for Colleges

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Seats available: 4

Jennifer Tonak: 275

Megan Kellen: 226

Anthony Shimon: 219

Mary Dybedahl: 206

Not elected:

Ries Bruley: 203

Josh Longtin: 126

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Seats available: 4

Jesse Carlson: 174

Sydney Swenson: 152

Hattie Seten: 146

Sarah Cook: 132

College of Education and Human Sciences

Seats available: 3

Hannah Smith: 176

College of Natural Sciences

Seats available: 3

Cole McDougall: 107

Briar Peterson: 86

College of Nursing

Seats available: 3

Rory Forest: 78

College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions

Seats available: 3

No candidates ran.

Graduate School

Seats available: 3

Amber Alvey: 31

Sameer Keshavan: 31

Nick Lorang: 26

Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

Seats available: 3

Joel Kocer: 139

Megan Fiala: 131

Kelby Escobin: 111

Not elected:

Brandon Frizzell: 53

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