Elections

Elections

The Student Government Association Constitution sets forth specific election procedures and guidelines that determine how the election process runs. Article VI., Section 1 of the Constitution describes the candidate qualifications.

2014 Election Events
March 24 – April 2, 2014 March 25-28, 2014
Campaigning Dates Candidates in the Courtyard 11 a.m. to 2p.m.
March 27, 2014 March 31 – April 4, 2014
Meet the Candidates Debate at 7 p.m.
Speaker’s Auditorium
Reception to follow Debate
SGA Online Voting Elections Begins!
Visit SGA to vote.


President Serves as the official representative of the student body in university matters
Executive Vice President Serves as the President of the Senate, votes in cases of a tie in the senate, and serves as a voting member of the Executive Committee
*Please note that the President and Executive Vice President applications are the same, as the SGA President and Executive Vice President must run as a pair in the elections and fill out one application together.
Vice President for Academic Affairs Serves as the chair of Student Government Association’s Academic Affairs Committee and as a voting member of the Executive Committee
Vice President for Budget and Finance Serves as the chair of Student Government Association’s Budget and Finance Committee and as a voting member of the Executive Committee
Vice President for Public Relations Serves as the chair of Student Government Association’s Public Relations Committee and as a voting member of the Executive Committee
Vice President for Student Life Serves as the chair of Student Government Association’s Student Life Committee and as a voting member of the Executive Committee
Vice President for Student Services Serves as the chair of Student Government Association’s Student Services Committee and as a voting member of the Executive Committee

Senators are voting members of the senate and make up the legislative branch of Student Government Association. Senators serve on various Student Government Association Committees chaired by the Vice Presidents. Senators represent the following colleges at Georgia State University:

  • College of Arts and Sciences (14)
  • Andrew Young School of Policy Studies (2)
  • College of Education (4)
  • Institute of Public Health (2)
  • School of Nursing and Health Professions (2)
  • J. Mack Robinson College of Business (8)
  • College of Law (2)

For elections information, issues, or concerns, please contact the Student Government Office at 404-413-1600.

The Election Commission exists to supervise and regulate the SGA elections in accordance with the SGA Constitution.
There are four Election Commission Seats and one Election Commission Chair.