The 2019-2020 ballot application deadline has been extended for any positions that received ZERO applications during the regular application period which ended at Midnight on Feb. 13, 2019.
Applications for the following positions will be accepted through Noon, Monday, February 18, 2019:
- Executive Vice President – for Decatur, Dunwoody and Newton campuses ONLY
- Speaker of the Senate – for Alpharetta, Clarkston, Decatur and Newton campuses ONLY
- Perimeter Senators – for Newton campus ONLY
- Atlanta Undergraduate Senator – for College of Education & Human Development ONLY
- Atlanta Graduate Senators – for AYSPS, College of Nursing & Health Professions, College of Education & Human Development, Robinson College of Business, and School of Public Health.
The extended deadline application form can be found here.
The SGA of Georgia State University convenes an election every year to determine a new administration that will serve the students of Georgia State University.
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 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.
The list of 2019 – 2020 candidates can be found here.
|Wed., Feb. 13||11:59 p.m.||Candidate Applications Due||Online at pin.gsu.edu|
|Candidates must attend one of the following mandatory orientation sessions:|
|Mon., Feb. 18 – Fri., Feb. 22||Perimeter Candidates||Student Life Office|
|Mon., Feb. 18||12 p.m.||Atlanta Candidates||SCW 464|
|Tues., Feb. 19||12 p.m.||Atlanta Candidates||SCW 466|
|Wed., Feb. 20||4 p.m.||Atlanta Candidates||SCW 260|
|Fri., Feb. 22||TBA||Presidential Candidates (from all campuses)||SCW 450|
|Feb. 23 – March 28||All Day||Campaigning Permitted||All campuses|
|Mon., March 11||6 p.m.||Candidate Forum for Atlanta Senator Candidates||Urban Life West Exhibit Hall|
|Tue., March 12||Candidate Platforms published||The Signal and newsstands|
|Tue., March 12||6 p.m.||Debates for Atlanta Speaker||Live streamed from Speaker’s Auditorium in Student Center East on the Atlanta campus|
|6:30 p.m.||Debates for Atlanta Executive Vice President|
|7 p.m.||Debates for University-wide President|
|TBA||TBA||Meet the candidates on Perimeter campuses||TBA|
|Tue., March 26||12:01 a.m.||Voting Begins||Online via PIN|
|TBA||TBA||Atlanta Polling Stations||Atlanta|
|Thurs., March 28||11:45 p.m.||Voting Ends||Online via PIN|
|Mon., April 1||12 p.m.||SGA Election Results Announced||TBA|
|Mon., April 1||TBA||Mandatory meeting for candidates in a run-off||Time & location TBA|
|Thurs., April 4||12:01 a.m. –
|Run-off Election Voting (if necessary)||Online via PIN|
|Mon., April 8||12 p.m.||Run-off Election Results Announced/
|Fri., May 10||10 a.m.||Individual headshots taken for incoming officers||SC East Atrium|
|Fri., May 10||11 a.m.||Group photos by campus or role||SC East Atrium|
|Fri., May 10||12 p.m.||Inauguration & Awards Luncheon||SC East Ballroom|
|Fri., May 10||1:15 – 5 p.m.||New officer training||SC East Ballroom|