Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Why people don’t vote in the SGA elections

By Nick O'Malley

March 10, 2011

Every year, the Student Government Association elections come around and feature the organization at its finest: well-organized campaigns, intricately-run elections, candidates showing how they’re going to make their sizable funding work for...

Let’s get instant runoff running

By R.P. Hitt

November 11, 2010

Click here to read the other side of this week's Point-Counterpoint: "IRV, a voting spoiler alert" Have you ever looked at the Democratic and Republican candidates and thought, ‘Wow I really don’t want to vote for either ...

IRV, a voting spoiler alert

By Eli Gottlie

November 11, 2010

Nowadays it turns out that a lot of people want to switch the American voting system to something called instant runoff voting. Under this new system, you would fill out your ballot by ranking the candidates from those you mos...

The real lessons for progressives

By Mike Tudoreanu

November 4, 2010

I have been saying for quite some time that the Democrats were going to suffer a beating in the mid-terms because of their failure to take bold, radical steps to reduce unemployment and fix the economy. Now that the inevitable...

Decision 2010: Massachusetts election previews

By Sam Butterfield

October 11, 2010

The November 2nd midterm elections are fast approaching, and this year, Massachusetts will see several fierce fights for various offices. The governor’s race features a tight three-way race pitting Democratic incumbent Deval Pat...

SGA elections continue into Thursday

By Sam Butterfield

September 28, 2010

The University of Massachusetts’ Student Government Association (SGA) elections commenced Tuesday, with students voting online and at the polls in the Campus Center. Elections will run through Thursday, with results announced next Monday. Today, the Collegian profile...

UMass goes to the polls for SGA elections 2010

By Sam Butterfield

September 27, 2010

ALSO SEE: Elections completely online for first time Put on your campaign pins, break out your red, white and blue signs and start canvassing: Student Government Association (SGA) elections at the University of Massachuse...

Citizenship, community and Student Government

By Daniel Stratford

September 27, 2010

It is that time of the year again: colorful foliage, cooling temperatures and the return to a fast-paced, classroom-centered college life. However, another event is upon us; the Student Government Association’s fall elections....