The Diamondback made contact this week with 51 of the students listed. Of those, 33 people said they did not sign the petition.
DeBus, a junior biochemistry major, defeated Aspire Maryland’s presidential candidate Scott Cronin by five percentage points in a close race for the position.
A statement verified by Emma Selvin, the SGA governance board’s chief justice, alleged that Halbfinger assembled a new, unconfirmed governance board.
Under current rules, SGA members who want to run in elections can reach out to fellow members to form tickets before spring semester.
Students get to vote for three executive officers, a representative for their living community, and a representative for their major.
Both presidential candidates discussed how they would address diversity, equity and inclusion issues at this university.
The bills also will put into place methods of educating students on preventive measures they can take.
Students will vote for candidates from United Maryland and Aspire Maryland between April 24-26.
The program will allow current students to introduce new transfers to campus culture, extracurriculars and events.