Free Speech for SGA Candidates

The SGA at this school has some of the most restrictive election laws that I’ve ever seen, and they’ve turned away candidates who might otherwise add to the process. Even though he clearly violated the existing rules, it’s patently absurd that Fif Aganga ’13 was disqualified from this year’s SGA Presidential election. If he broke the law, then the law must be changed. Today—election day, conveniently—I call on both candidates for President and on the candidates for Senate to agree to rewrite the election bylaws before next year to remove the onerous and unnecessary limitations that last year’s bill imposed on free speech.

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