Elections

A runoff election will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2019, starting at 12:01 a.m. and ending at Midnight that same day. The runoff ballot will be located on the front page of PIN.GSU.EDU. The runoff election will determine the winners for the following two races (candidates listed in alphabetical order):

SGA President

  • Anthony Jones
  • Jazmin Mejia

Atlanta campus Executive Vice President

  • Jesse Calixte
  • Hamza Rahman

Detailed voting results for all candidates can be found here.

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.

Date Time Event/Activity Location
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. –
11:45 p.m.
Run-off Election Voting (if necessary) Online via PIN
Mon., April 8  12 p.m. Run-off Election Results Announced/
Election finalized
 TBA
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

 

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