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University Students Argue that Classmate is ‘Unsuited’ to Serve as Student Council President for This Ridiculous Reason

Campus Reform
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University of Virginia students are claiming that a classmate is ‘unsuited’ to serve as Student Council president because of her support for Donald Trump.

In a letter addressed to the university community, “Concerned Students at UVA” urged students not to vote for Student Council presidential candidate Kelsey Kilgore because she “maintains views that are detrimental to the interests of minority students,” referring primarily to her support of President Trump.

According to several anonymous UVA students, the letters were distributed and plastered throughout the university grounds early this week. Concerned Students attacked Kilgore for her “overt political leanings,” claiming she is unqualified to represent the student body.

“She has expressed her unapologetic support for President Donald Trump, as well as for ‘alt-right’ provocateur Tomi Lahren,” the letter reads. “This political stance is not inherently disqualifying; however, the Student Council President must represent the entire UVA com…

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Campus Reform, a project of the Leadership Institute, is America's leading site for college news.
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