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Elections Timeline

Fall 2022 Election Timeline

Tuesday, August 30th: Workshop - Elections 101

The Office of Elections will provide potential candidates/parties with information on how to successfully run in an election. Tips, rules, and ideas will be shared. The workshop will take place in the John E. Sapp conference room at 6:00 pm.

If you have any questions please contact the Supervisor of Elections at sgaelections@unf.edu Phone: 904-620-5532

Facebook: unfelections Instagram: @unfelections


Tuesday, September 6th: Political Party Declaration of Intent

Political Party Declaration of Intent forms are due September 6th by 5:00 p.m. in the Student Government Rotunda, located in building 58E. If you have any questions, please email sgaelections@unf.edu. Forms may also be found at the rotunda or online at: https://unf.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/sgelections


Tuesday, September 13th: Elections Fair

 Elections Fair will take place in the Student Union plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students and candidates are encouraged to attend and meet the different political parties running in the upcoming election. Party chairs must contact the Supervisor of Elections to discuss set up.

Candidates are permitted to put up their campaign signage. Please review the campus signage map (located in the Candidate Campaign Packet) to ensure you are following the proper policies and procedures.

Any updates with regard to the Elections Fair due to COVID-19 contact the supervisor of Elections at sgaelections@unf.edu Phone: 904-620-5532.

Facebook: unfelections  Instagram: @unfelections


Tuesday, September 13th: Begin accepting Candidate Declaration of Intent

The Office of Elections will begin accepting Candidate Declaration of Intent; they are due at the Student Government Rotunda, located in building 58E. If you have any questions, please email sgaelections@unf.edu . Forms may also be found at the rotunda or online at: https://unf.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/sgelections


Tuesday, October 4th: Candidate Declaration of Intent due

 Completed forms can be dropped off in the Student Government Rotunda, located in Building 58E. If you have any questions, please email sgaelections@unf.edu . Forms may also be found at the rotunda or online at: https://unf.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/sgelections


Wednesday, October 5th: Student Candidate Forum at Market Days

Candidate forum will take place in the Student Union plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Candidate forums give students the opportunity to meet with candidates running and speak about their issues and concerns. 

Party chairs/candidates must contact the Supervisor of Elections to discuss set up. 

Email:sgaelections@unf.edu Phone: 904-620-5532


Tuesday, October 11th: Mandatory Candidacy Meeting

Learn about the role of a senator from current senators. Join the Office of Elections and Senate members for further knowledge about Student Government at 6:00pm, in the John E. Sapp Conference room in building 58E, third floor.

Any updates with regard to the Mandatory Candidacy Meeting, contact the Supervisor of Elections at sgaelections@unf.edu Phone: 904-620-5532

Facebook: unfelections   Instagram:  @unfelections

*Each candidate is required to attend at least one of these events mandatory meetings or is disqualified. *


Wednesday, October 12th: Mandatory Candidacy Meeting

Learn about the role of a senator from current senators. Join the Office of Elections and Senate members for further knowledge about Student Government at 6:00pm, in the John E. Sapp  Conference room in building 58E, third floor.

Any updates with regard to the Mandatory Candidacy Meeting, contact the Supervisor of Elections at sgaelections@unf.edu Phone: 904-620-5532

Facebook: unfelections   Instagram:  @unfelections

*Each candidate is required to attend at least one of these events mandatory meetings or is disqualified. *


Wednesday, October 12th: Student Candidate Forum at Market Days

Candidate forum will take place in the Student Union plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Candidate forums give students the opportunity to meet with candidates running and speak about their issues and concerns.

Party chairs/candidates must contact the Supervisor of Elections to discuss set up.

Email: sgaelections@unf.edu Phone: 904-620-5532


Wednesday, October 19th: Mandatory Candidacy Meeting

Learn about the role of a senator from current senators. Join the Office of Elections and Senate members for further knowledge about Student Government at 6:00pm, in the John E. Sapp Conference room in building 58E, third floor.

Any updates with regard to the Mandatory Candidacy Meeting, contact the Supervisor of Elections at sgaelections@unf.edu Phone: 904-620-5532

Facebook: unfelections   Instagram:  @unfelections

*Each candidate is required to attend at least one of these events mandatory meetings or is disqualified. *


Monday, October 24th: Cupcakes and Elections

Cupcakes and Elections will take place in the Student union Plaza from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Candidates will be able to table and represent themselves to the Student Body for the last time before the Election. 

Party chairs/candidates must contact the Supervisor of Elections to discuss set up. 

Email: sgaelections@unf.edu Phone: 904-620-5532

 


Tuesday, October 25th: Senator Debate

Candidates will have the opportunity to debate with one another on their platforms, pressing student concerns and questions from the public. After the debate, students will have the chance to speak with the parties one on one while tabling occurs. 

Join the Office of Elections and the candidates at 6:00 in the ballrooms. Specific location can be found o n the Elections Instagram. If you have any questions, please email the Supervisor of Elections at sgaelections@unf.edu 

Facebook: unfelections     Instagram:  @unfelections 

 


Wednesday, October 26th: First day of Elections

Polling booths will be set up from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Library and Student Union Plaza. Online voting will be available 24 hours. Refer to social media or flyers for the QR Code.

Facebook: unfelections Instagram: @unfelections 


Thursday, October 27th: Second day of Elections

Polling booths will be set up from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Library and Student Union Plaza. Online voting will be available until 6:00 p.m. Refer to social media or flyers for the QR Code.

Facebook: unfelections Instagram: @unfelections 


Friday, October 28th: Elections Results Release

The Elections Results will be released immediately following their tabulation and confirmation by the Office of Elections. Refer to social media for results of election. 

Facebook: unfelections Instagram: @unfelections 


Friday, October 28th: Candidate Financial Statements

Candidate Financial Statements are due by 5:00 p.m. in the Student Government Rotunda. All expenses must be declared. Refer to the Policies and Procedures or contact the Supervisor of Elections if you have any further questions.

Email: sgaelections@unf.edu


Friday, October 28th: Judicial Complaints and Signage Removal

Any A&S fee paying student may file a judicial complaint regarding the election. Judicial complaints must be filed by 5:00 p.m. in the Student Government Rotunda, with the exception of the Supervisor of Elections. For any further questions please contact sgaelections@unf.edu   

Campaigns are responsible for removing all campaign-related materials by 5:00 p.m.

 

How to Run in Elections

Step 1:

Go to the Student Government Rotunda (located on the third floor of the Student Union Building 58E/3300) to pick up a Candidate Declaration of Intent Form

Step 2:

Return completed Candidate Declaration of Intent Form to the Student Government Rotunda, 58E/3300.