Student Government election timeline

Zach Clemens

The 2016 Student Government elections are just over a month away. It is a three-week cycle from the start of campaigning to the end of elections. The election timeline is as follows:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday – 6 p.m.

The official candidate and election information seminars, which provide candidates all of the information they need to run for Student Government start at 6 p.m. Monday in the Gold Room of the Memorial Union. The seminars will switch to the Oak Room on Wednesday and back to the Gold Room on Thursday.

Feb. 8, 18, 26

Candidates must register as such by 7 p.m. Feb. 8. This includes turning in their statement of intent and all candidate info. The deadline to turn in all candidate petitions, referenda and student initiatives is 5 p.m. Feb. 18. All documents need to be turned in at 1580 Memorial Union, Election Box. Feb. 18 is also the night of the vice presidential debate in the Cardinal Room of the Memorial Union. Feb. 26 is the night of the presidential debate in the Pioneer Room. Both debates will start at 6 p.m.

March, 1, 2, 3, 4

The election runs March 1-2. After votes are cast, contestations are finished and a final revenue and expense disclosure, the preliminary election results will be announced at 7 p.m. March 4.