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Judge Rules FAMU Cannot Hold SGA Re-Election on Main Campus

FAMU Campus
Posted at 4:27 PM, Mar 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-24 13:10:05-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - A Leon County judge ruled that FAMU cannot hold a second election for SGA president, which was scheduled for Tuesday, at its main campus.

According to Attorney Mutaqee Akbar, a judge found Thursday that there was no wrong-doing in the SGA election held at the Tallahassee campus, however he did find problems with the election at the law school in Orlando. 

The injunction that was granted means that FAMU cannot hold a re-elelection on the main campus, but is able to continue with the process at the Orlando campus.

Student Body President-Elect Justin Bruno accused University President Elmira Mangum and other administrators of violating his rights and meddling in the recent student election.

Bruno and his running mate won the election Back in February, but his opponents went to the University and accused their campaign of violating election standards. He also said he was never notified of any violations and never had the chance to appeal. 

The re-vote at the Orlando campus will happen Tuesday.