The Holy Cross Student Government Association (SGA) elections held on Thursday resulted in an undetermined winner in the presidential and vice-presidential races due to vote rigging in the election, the Dean and Vice-President informed. president for student life Andrew Polaniecki in an email Friday.
“Unfortunately, due to voter fraud, we were unable to determine a winner for the position of Student Body President/Vice President,” Polaniecki said in the email. “Therefore, another election will be held at a future date yet to be determined.”
While no President and Vice President winners have been announced, the winners of the SGA Senate race were announced in an email Friday by Director of Student Activities Carolyn Kitz.
Polaniecki said more information on a new election date and “reminders on how to get in the vote” will come next week.
“Anyone still interested in running for Student Body President/Vice President can still do so and should see Carolyn Kitz at the Student Activities Office for an application early next week,” he said. in the email.
Polaniecki concluded the email by acknowledging the importance of valuing fairness.
“It is good that we live in a country and attend an institution that values fairness and the importance of individual contributions to shared leadership and upholding the common good,” he said.