Candidates for Spring Election Revealed

By: Nathan Hood

The candidates for the UPEISU’s spring election have been announced. Every executive race will be contested. For President, current Vice President Finance & Administration William McGuigan will face off against past presidential candidate and former arts representative Justin Clory. Associate Director of Communications Emma Drake will compete against SU Ombudsperson Sweta Daboo for Vice President Academic & External, and International Student Representative Caroline Simoes Correa will challenge Wave trivia host Sarah MacEachern for Vice President Student Life.

There will be a candidates debate on Thursday, March 1st and voting will take place on Tuesday, March 6th and Wednesday, March 7th via myUPEI. Inquiries or complaints relating to the election can be directed to Janna Ganesan at

Here is the full list of candidates:


Vice President Academic & External:

Vice President Student Life:

Board of Governors Representative:

Senate Representative (3):

Business Representative(2):

Engineering Representative:

Graduate Student Representative:

Health & Wellness Representative:

Mathematics & Computational Sciences Representative:

Nursing Representative:

Science Representative:

Grad Class Vice President

Morning Valedictorian:

Afternoon Valedictorian:


The following positions received no nominations: