SPRING 2019 Elections:
File for Spring 2019 Election Commissioner
Deadline: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 5 p.m.
Current UTEP students may apply to serve as an Election Commissioner by completing the following:
- Submit an application via Minetracker.
- Schedule interview with Election Advisors (will be set once application is received)
File for Spring 2019 Elections
Filing Begins: Monday, March 4 at 8 a.m.
Deadline: Friday, March 15 at 5 p.m.
Current UTEP students may file for spring elections by completing the following:
- Submit an application via MineTracker.
- Pick up and return the following forms at the Student Government office (Union East 304):
SGA Positions Available
- VP for External Affairs
- VP for Internal Affairs
- Senator At-Large (17)
- Collegiate Senators (1 (0ne) per each College/School
Voting will be held online from Wednesday, April 3 at 7 a.m. through Thursday, April 4 at 5:00 p.m.
Election results will be announced on Friday, April 5 Time and Place TBD. *
Candidates must submit a Financial Summary Form by Friday March 29 at noon
All campaign material must be removed by Saturday, April 6 at 12 p.m. Failure to do so will result in disposal of campaign material.
If victorious, candidates must accept their senate seat in Union East 304 by Monday, April 8 at 5 p.m. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of seat.
Duties and Responsibilities
By joining Student Government Association, officers and senators are expected to:
- Attend all senate meetings (Usually Take Place Thursday evenings)
- Represent and be in contact with constituents.
- Be present for all senate-sponsored events, including, but not limited to, Student Government booths, campus-wide community service projects, mandatory events and retreats.
- Perform all duties outlined in the UTEP Student Government Association Bylaws.
Senators are required to be a member of a senate standing committee and attend all regular committee meetings in addition to all regular senate meetings.
All campaign materials must be approved by either (1) Student Government Association Election Advisor or (2) Election Commissioners, before being posted or dispersed. Both can be found in Union East 304.
Copies of all campaign material, other than posters, must be filed with Student Government Association prior to being posted.
All campaign materials must be posted according to University and Election Code policies. For more information see the SGA Election Code.
Student who feel the candidates are not following the University and Election Code policies are allowed to submit a Violation Complaint Form (Minetracker Form) to the Election Commissioners. All Violation Complaint Forms must be submitted before Thursday, XXXX XX at 5 p.m.
Each campus organization may endorse only one candidate in the form of a written record filed with the Student Government Association office and Election Commissioners.
A candidate may have as many endorsements as desired.
Complete the Candidate Endorsement Form.
Campaign material in the form of buttons, stickers and business cards is allowed without limit. Expenditures for all such items are limited to the stipulated $100 for Executive officer candidates, $75 for Senate candidates. All such items need to be approved and filed by Student Government Association.
- Only currently enrolled students may vote.
- When applicable, campaigning cannot take place inside the building where voting is held.
- All candidates and election procedures followed are bound by University Policy and the SGA Election Code.
- Copies of all campaign materials must be filed and approved with Student Government Association before they are distributed.
- Violation Complaints Forms must be filed in writing at the Student Government Association office, Union East 304.
Yoselin Negrete - firstname.lastname@example.org
Omar Barriga - email@example.com
Hector Gutierrez - firstname.lastname@example.org
*The release of results will all depend if there are any Violation Complaint Forms and/or appeals submitted to either Election Commissioners or SGA Supreme Court.