University of Vermont

SGA Elections

:: General Elections News

2011 First Year Elections

:: Results

Congratulations to our newly elected senators:
Emily Bates (137 votes)
Kevin Conlon (102 votes)
Riker Pasterkiewicz (102 votes)
Joel Kasnetz (96 votes)
Linfeng Hope He (95 votes)
Click here to vote on The Lynx!  
Voting begins Wednesday, 9/7 at 8:00am and ends Thursday, 9/8 at 4:00pm.
  • August 26, 2011- Packets are available in the SGA Office starting at 8:00am
  • September 1, 2011- Platforms and Petitions are due by noon; elections meeting will be held at 7:00pm in Jost Foundation Room (4th Floor Davis Center)
  • September 7-8, 2011- First Year Elections take place on The Lynx starting at 8:00am on Wednesday, September 7 and ending at 4:00pm on Thursday, September 8.

:: Meet the candidates

Click on each candidate's name to read their platform.
Aya AL-Namee

Aya AL-Namee

Emily Bates
Emily Bates
Jack Birmingham

Jack Birmingham
Nic Brow

Nic Brow

Valerie Castanteen
Kevin Conlon

Kevin Conlon
Hunter Foreman

Hunter Foreman
Francesca Hall
Francesca Hall
Brett Hatfield

Brett Hatfield
Linfeng Hope He

Linfeng Hope He
Joel Kasnetz

Joel Kasnetz
Riker Pasterkiewicz

Riker Pasterkiewicz
Dylan Siebert
Dylan Siebert

Rizzie Vermont
Rebecca White

Rebecca White
Megan Wholey
Megan Wholey

Elections Timeline for Spring 2011

:: President & Vice President Elections

  • February 15, 2011- Packets for President & Vice President Candidates available in the SGA Office
  • March 4, 2011- Packets due by noon
  • March 23-24, 2011- Elections held on The Lynx

:: Senatorial Elections

  • March 15, 2011- Packets for Senatorial Candidates available in the SGA Office
  • April 6-7, 2011- Senatorial Elections held on The Lynx

Senatorial Elections

:: Results

Congratulations to our newly elected Senators!


Dale Osef- 310
Rob Benner- 295
Nick Monteforte- 289
Connor Burns- 268
Ali Sadeghi- 262
Connor Daley- 245
Ian Goodnow- 243
James Denton- 236
Kathrine Mansfield- 234
Kemiosha Allston- 231
Kristin Talbot- 230
Daniel Yuan- 226
Dominique Griffin- 217
Sean Keanan- 191
Melina Chaouch- 187
Jon Lott (Write In)- 39


Mike White- 333
Alyssa Ravech- 307
Gavin Caster- 290
Katie Rifken- 286
Aliza Lederer-Plaskett- 276
Thomas Campbell- 265
Rachel Weiland- 249
Amanda Adams- 230
Sherry Zhao- 220
Christian Matthews- 217
Andrew Dougherty- 207
Dan Neill- 203
Brian Fitzgibbons- 197
Peter Bohjalian- 194

President & Vice President Elections

:: Results

Presidential Candidates:
Julian Golfarini- 698 votes
Aliza Lederer-Plaskett- 677 votes

Vice Presidential Candidates:
William Vitagliano- 1143 votes
Congratulations to our newly elected President, Julian Golfarini and Vice President, Will Vitagliano!

First Year Elections

:: Results

Congratulations to our newly elected senators!
  • Robert Benner (141 Votes)
  • Connor Burns (88 Votes)
  • Zed Ballas (73 Votes)
  • Alyssa Ravech (71 Votes)
  • Zachary Malloy (69 Votes)

:: Elections Timeline

Friday, August 27, 2010 – Election petition packets are available at 8:00am to sign out of the SGA office (3rd Floor Davis Center).  

Sunday, August 29, 2010 – Stop by the SGA Office from 12:45pm-2:45pm if you have any questions.

Thursday, September 2, 2010 – Mandatory meeting at 7:00pm for all candidates in Jost Foundation Room (Davis Center Room 422).  If you cannot make this meeting, please email Whitney O'Brien at to set up an alternative time.

Thursday, September 2, 2010 – Petitions and platforms are due by 7:00pm.

    Petitions can be turned in at the SGA Office Front Desk to Jessica Lavery anytime during office hours(9:00am-4:30pm),
or you can bring your petition to the elections meeting at 7:00pm. The meeting is your final opportunity to turn in your petition.

    Platforms must be emailed to and by 7:00pm on September 2.

September 7-8, 2010 – First Year Senate Elections take place online. The election will be available online at The Lynx from 8:00am on
September 7th until 4:00pm on September 8th. Receipts for campaign efforts
must be turned in at the SGA Office by 4:00pm on September 8th.

September 9, 2010 – All campaign materials must be removed by 12:00pm.

September 11-12, 2010 – Senate Retreat!

Senate Elections

:: Senate Election Results (2010-2011 School Year)

Congratulations to our newly elected Senators!
Total Votes: 839

Off-Campus On-Campus
Name Votes Name Votes
Claire Chevrier 358 Whitney O'Brien 305
Gisele Nelson 258 Lucas Morgan 282
Jesse Simmons 246 Darrion "Dee" Willis 255
Amanda Adams 244 Nick Monteforte 252
Josh Benes 242 Mike White 251
Annie Doran 238 Stephanie Cesario 251
Daniel Filstein 233 Ali Sadeghi 248
Haley Wilich 232 James "Trey" Denton 246
Jessie-Ruth Corkins 229 Tram Tran 244
Julian Golfarini 223 Gregory Herman 239
Alex Mallea 223 Dominique Mason 233
Lisa White 223 Nehemie Moise 231
Aliza Lederer-Plaskett 210 William Vitagliano 221
James Billman 169 Dmitri Linde 220
Todd Alleger 29 (Write-In) Jason Katz 217
Colin Riggs 28 (Write-In) Kaylin Brennan 200
McLain Cheney 25 (Write-In)
Gerard Williams 22 (Write-In)
Matthew Francis 17 (Write-In)
Patrick Dowd 11 (Write-In)
Amanda Fox 9 (Write-In)

President & Vice President Elections

:: Presidential & Vice- Presidential Election Results (2010-2011 School Year)

Congratulations to Kofi Mensah, the new SGA President and David Maciewicz, the new SGA Vice-President!

Total number of votes: 1397

Claire Chevrier - 667
Kofi Mensah - 713
Vice President:
David Maciewicz - 1117

Midterm Election Results, Spring 2010

Andee Brendalen
Stephanie Cesario
Dmitri Linde
Whitney O'Brien
Cayla Tepper
Maggie Thomsen

Off Campus:
Amanda Adams
Daniel Filstein
Gisele Nelson
Jesse Simmons
Haley Wilich

First Year Election Results, Fall 2009

Total number of votes: 473

Congratulations to:
Tram Tran - 103
Brandon John-Freso - 85
Courtney Robinson - 82
Ali Sadeghi- 76
German Vivas - 71

Last modified September 12 2011 02:38 PM

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