Student government election delayed to give liberal ticket a chance to garner more votes

Student government election delayed to give liberal ticket a chance to garner more votes

[Ed. – Democracy in action]

An aggressively liberal student government ticket managed to force a second election despite losing with only 30 percent of the vote and being found guilty of making several discriminatory comments.

University of Texas, Austin student government candidates Guneez Ibrahim and Hannah McMorris, running for student body president and vice president respectively, were suspended from campaigning prior to the vote after the Student Government Supreme Court found the two in violation of a Class B violation.

As evidence, several discriminatory posts against white students on campus were found the the two candidates’ Twitter feeds, in one instance liking a tweet that said they are “tired of straight white Zionist men in power.”

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In another case, McMorris stated that “white women are truly the devil,” and later revealed that she “didn’t realized how scared [she] was of white males.”

“I really just um have no intention of playing nice with y’all white greeks [sic]. Y’all [sic] continue to get bolder and bolder,” she later stated in a Twitter rant. …

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