Election Information

March 2024 Student Government Elections

Election Timeline:

Monday, January 8: Electronic campaigning may begin

Thursday, February 1: Applications and petitions for filing to run for President/Vice President and Senator will be available online - see below

Monday, February 19 (5 p.m): Deadline for candidates to submit applications and petition signatures to [email protected] to appear on the ballot to run for President/Vice President and Senator. Referendum proposals and required signatures are also due. 

Tuesday, February 20: Deadline for any proposed referendum to be approved by ⅔ of the Senate in lieu of appearing on the ballot.

Wednesday, February 21 (4:30 P.M.): Candidate meeting for all candidates considering seeking office. This includes candidates for the President/Vice President and Senator. This will be held in room 352 Student Center.     If anyone is unable to attend, the Election Commissioner will be available Thursday, February 22nd (6:00 p.m.) in room 342 in the Student Center.

Monday, February 26: Active Campaigning Starts 

Sunday, March 17 (11:59 p.m.): Deadline for candidates to submit applications to run as a write-in candidate (the names of write-in candidates will not appear on the ballot). Signatures are still required for write-in candidates.

Wednesday, March 20 (4 p.m.):  President/Vice President Candidate Forum (352 Student Center)

Thursday, March 21 (4  p.m.): {OPTIONAL} Candidate meeting for all candidates running as a write-in candidate (Location TBD)

Tuesday, March 26 (5 p.m.): Deadline for all candidates to submit campaign finance receipts to the Election Commissioner.

Wednesday, March 27 (8 a.m.): Voting begins (students will receive information via email about how to vote online). All registered students may vote.

Thursday, March 28 (8 p.m.): Voting ends. Results will be distributed to candidates and the media after the votes have been counted.

Saturday, March 30 (8 p.m.): Deadline for filing grievances against a candidate. 

You may learn more by reviewing Chapter 6 of the Student Government Bylaws



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