STUDENTS BLOW OFF USG: Voter turnout dropped from 958 to 579

Screen Shot 2015-04-10 at 9.43.13 PMDaniel Stroie, a sophomore, defeated sitting student government rep Thomas Roemer by nine votes to become USG’s next Vice President of Finance, sources said Friday night.

TJ Strazzeri, a freshman, defeated Eugene Kim and was elected Vice President of Communications.

Of the nine executive board positions, only these two were contested races this year.

Fordham Daily endorsed Strazzeri earlier this week.

579 students participated in this year’s election — down from 958 last year, and 701 the year before, according to school voting statistics from OSL&CD.

Five senate seats remain unfilled.

Juniors Ashley Domagola and Nicholas Sawicki ran unopposed and will become USG’s next executive president and executive vice president, respectively. They earned 477 of the total 579 votes cast.

Full list of election winners

Executive President: Ashley Domagola
Executive Vice President: Nicholas Sawicki
VP of Operations: Federico Giustini

VP of Finance: Daniel Stroie
VP of Student Life: Peter Vergara
VP of Communications: TJ Strazzeri
VP of Health and Security: Brianna Cali
VP of GSB: Salvatore Cocchia
VP of FCRH: Garrison Groesch
Gabelli Senate 2016: Troy D’Amico, Darcy McGuire
FCRH Senate 2016: Anisah Assim [2 open seats]
Gabelli Senate 2017: Brigid Hilton [1 open seat]
FCRH Senate 2017:Sebastian Albrech [2 open seats]
Gabelli Senate 2018: Christine Phelan, Alex Zamora
FCRH Senate 2018: Kaela Palmiter, Aaron Banasiewic, Erin Shanahan