Voter turnout drops in USG elections

first_imgVoter turnout was down in this year’s Undergraduate Student Government election by 39 percent, according to Associate Director of Election and Recruitment Logan Dallas. Dallas announced during the election results on Tuesday that 3,700 votes were cast in this election, compared to last year’s election, where 6,027 votes were cast.Dallas mentioned the shortened campaign. The 2015 race lasted three weeks, instead of the two weeks we saw this year. Dallas said it was a reaction to the oversaturation experienced by students in 2015.“Firstly, we had a shorter campaign as reaction to last year’s Rini vs. Providence Campaign,” Dallas said. “We got a lot of feedback from organizers and people running campaigns that the elections needed restructuring. Students were being bombarded.”Dallas also mentioned the reduced competition this election year, leading to a lack of motivation for voters.“This year, people weren’t as fired up.” Dallas said. “Maybe because the candidate tickets are quite similar.”Student sentiment echoes Dallas’ theories. Carlotta Gartner, a junior majoring in business administration, did not vote in the election. She said the USG election was not a priority to her or her peers.“I saw it outside, but honestly, I’m not really interested.” Gartner said. “I never really discuss it with other students; it didn’t seem like a big discussion in class or with my friends.”Matteo Tanaka, a sophomore majoring in computer engineering and computer science, did vote in the election. Yet his interest was fleeting. Tanaka picked the ticket he was exposed to most.“I chose them because I saw their posters the most,” Tanaka said. “I was aware that [the elections] were coming, but I didn’t know when. I just happened upon them on the way home.”Tanaka commented on the importance of the election to the average student and the lack of effect it has on the student body.“No one’s really interested; no one really sees the value,” Tanaka said. “The student body president isn’t an immediate concern. It doesn’t seem to have a direct effect on you personally.”Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article contained a misspelling. It is “student body president” not “study body president.” The Daily Trojan regrets the error.last_img read more

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SKS365 names Massimiliano Mura as new legal and compliance lead

first_img Related Articles AgiproNews Italian View – Dignity Decree’s blanket ban shows no effectiveness February 14, 2020 Share StumbleUpon SKS365 Group, the operating company of Italian bookmaker PlanetWin365, has strengthened its senior leadership with the appointment of Massimiliano Mura as new Group Director of Legal and Compliance divisions.Prior to joining SKS365, Mura has amassed 13 years of experience in the legal sector, specialising in Italian gambling laws and compliance having served as corporate advisor to SKS365 competitor StanleyBet and its B2B division Magellan Robotech.Celebrating the new appointment, SKS365 Chief Executive Alexander Martin stated: “Mura has one of the best profiles of the industry and is well known nationally and internationally. Beside his functional expertise he stands to the high motivation and commitment of SKS365.“With that, he will actively lead and contribute to SKS365 positioning as a responsible, transparent and virtuous operator, who takes care of players and collaboration with the regulators.”Mura will oversee the legal aspects of SKS365 group activities, taking on responsibilities as compliance lead for Planetwin365, covering retail and online disciplines. He will also lead group due diligence responsibilities on AML reporting, financial monitoring and legal stakeholder management.Mura’s appointment follows a year of executive and governance changes for SKS365. At the end of 2019, the Italian betting group confirmed the appointment of former Gauselmann Group executive Alexander Martin as its new chief executive. SBC Digital Summit: “Semi-esports rise has blown my mind” – Sportingbet April 27, 2020 Share Leading CEOs to shape post-pandemic future for betting industry at SBC Digital Summit April 8, 2020 Submitlast_img read more

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