Freshman Election Packets| Vacant Seat


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Elections Complaint Form


*MANDATORY attendance for all candidates

Elections Paperwork Released

Tuesday, August 9th 8:ooAM

Completed Elections Packets Due to Dean of Students Office

Friday, August 26th 12:00PM

Candidate Seminar*


Campaign Materials Posting Begins

Monday, August 29th 12:01AM

Campaign Materials Removal Deadline

Friday, September 9th 11:59PM

Voting Begins

via VSU Website Homepage

Thurday, September 8th 12:01 AM

Voting Ends

Friday, September 9th 11:59 PM

Candidate Wrap-Up Meeting*

Monday, September 12th 6:00PM

Results Announced

Via VSU Student Activities Special Announcement Bulletin

Monday, September 12th 6:30PM

Run-off Campaign


Run-off Voting Begins


Run-off Voting Ends


First Required Senate Meeting

Monday, September 12th



Download Vacant Senate Seat Application Packet

**hard copies are available in the Dean of Students Office, 3rd floor of the Student Union**

  • Vacant seats in the senate will be announced by the presiding officer within one week of its occurrence. Applications will be available at the time of announcement.

  • Candidates for vacant senate seats are required to attend two senate meetings prior to applying for senator.

  • Candidates are required to turn in completed Vacant Senator Application Packet, including the (100) petition of nomination student signatures, to SGA Vice President or Dean of Students Office.

  • Candidates for vacant senate seats will receive notification of application acceptance via e-mail within five business days to schedule your Senate presentation.

  • Candidates for vacant senate seats will be required to develop a one slide PowerPoint, no more than five minute presentation with demographic information and explanation of interest.

  • Prospective senators are not allowed to campaign with campaign materials or paraphernalia to the student body or Senate.

  • Upon approval for the vacant senate seat, the candidate will receive the oath of office at the next Senate meeting.