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All the coverage of the 2018 DSG presidential and EVP races in one place

Today is election day for undergraduates. Students can vote between 12 p.m. Thursday and 12 p.m. Friday to select a new Duke Student Government president and executive vice president. For your convenience, we've compiled all of The Chronicle's coverage of the race here.

Presidential Candidates:

We profiled each of the five candidates for Duke Student Government president. We also hosted a debate between the candidates and have provided transcripts of their responses. Today, we fact-checked several of the claims made in the debate.

Sean Bissell

Profile | Debate Responses

Jamal Burns

Profile | Debate Responses

Yemi Kolawole

Profile | Debate Responses

Sabriyya Pate

Profile | Debate Responses

Kristina Smith

Profile | Debate Responses

Footage of the debate is included below:

Here are some fact-checks from the debate.

Executive Vice President Candidates

Three students are running for the position of executive vice president. The Chronicle profiled each. 

Alec Lintz


Jake Hoberg


Kayla Thompson



The Chronicle also published endorsements from student organization and its Editorial Board.

Editorial Board — Kristina Smith for President | Alec Lintz for EVP

Blue Devils United — Sabriyya Pate

Duke Engineering Student Government — Sabriyya Pate

Duke Disability Alliance — Kristina Smith and Jake Hoberg

Duke Catalyst — Sabriyya Pate and Jake Hoberg

Duke Honor Council — Kristina Smith

Jewish Student Union — Kristina Smith

Baldwin Scholars — Yemi Kolawole and Kristina Smith

Duke Hindu Students Association — Kristina Smith

NAMI — Kayla Thompson

Mi Gente— Kristina Smith

Black Student Alliance — Kristina Smith

Duke Diya — Sabriyya Pate and Alec Lintz


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