2018 Elections


The SGA of Georgia State University convenes an election every year to determine a new SGA administration that will serve the students of Georgia State University.  A draft 2018 Spring Election Ballot is available here.

Candidates must meet student leader requirements as outlined in the Student Code of Conduct and follow the Election Code. Students considering running for office can learn about the 2018-19 available positions and the opportunities to attend information sessions at Running for Election. Students interested in applying for one of the appointed positions (Communication Director or Finance Director (one per campus) or the Atlanta Senate Clerk can find out more at Appointed Positions.

Date Time Event/Activity Location
March 5 – 28 All Day Campaigning Permitted All campuses
Tue., March 20 Candidate Platforms published The Signal and newsstands
Tue., March 20 6 p.m. Atlanta Speaker of the Senate
and Executive Vice President Debates
Speakers Auditorium,
SC East
Tue., March 20 7 p.m. Livestreamed Presidential Debate Speakers Auditorium,
SC East, Atlanta
Wed., March 21 6 p.m. Meet the Atlanta Senator Candidates Speakers Auditorium
TBA TBA Meet the candidates on Perimeter campuses TBA
Mon., March 26 12:01 a.m. Voting Begins Online via PIN
 TBA  TBA Atlanta Polling Stations Atlanta
 TBA  TBA Alpharetta Polling Station Alpharetta
 TBA  TBA Clarkston Polling Station Clarkston
 TBA  TBA Decatur Polling Station Decatur
 TBA  TBA Dunwoody Polling Station Dunwoody
Mon., March 26  TBA Newton Polling Station 2N 1210
Wed., March 28 11:45 p.m. Voting Ends Online via PIN
Tues., April 3  12 p.m.  SGA Election Results Announced  TBA
Tues., April 3  TBA Mandatory meeting for candidates in run-off
(if necessary)
Time & location TBA
Thurs., April 5 12:01 a.m. –
11:45 p.m.
Run-off Election Voting (if necessary) Online via PIN
Tue., April 10  TBA Run-off Election Results Announced/
Election finalized
Thurs., May 3 12 p.m. Inauguration & Awards Luncheon SC East Ballroom,
Atlanta campus
Thurs., May 3 1:15 – 5 p.m. New officer training SC East Ballroom
and Meeting Rooms


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