This year's student government elections for Columbia College, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the School of General Studies ended last Friday after three days of voting. The winners of the elections have since been determined and announced by the new Columbia Elections Board. The Elections Board found that the simultaneity of all three council elections, the new candidate mixers, and the 35 percent increase in number of candidates running correlated to a 25 percent increase in voter turnout over last year's election. I am pleased to see the democratic process thriving in my time here, most notably with the initiation of a sandwich ambassadorship to save the masses from "the very significant problem of sandwich price inflation"—a cause I sincerely support. But I must humbly voice my concerns over the gruesome injustice committed during polling this year, which jeopardizes the legitimacy of nearly our entire pseudo-democratic pseudo-government....