Application For Candidacy
These steps must be completed by 4:00PM on Friday, March 13, 2020.
- Candidate Application for ASI Presidential Ticket OR Candidate Application for ASI Independent Candidate.
- Mandatory Attendance at ONE Candidate Workshop. See dates below. Candidates can attend a workshop before or after submitting an application.
Grant for Students Seeking Election
ASI offers a grant for students seeking to run for office. ASI will award up to 10 grants, each worth up to $125 as reimbursement of campaign costs. This grant will reduce financial barriers to students seeking to run for office in ASI Elections. The ASI Election Grant may only be utilized for items that must be claimed on the Campaign Expenditure report form and meet all ASI Election Code Standards. Students may apply for the 2020 ASI Election Grant in the Candidate Applications. The deadline for all applications to apply is 4:00PM on Friday, March 13, 2020.
Mandatory Candidate Workshop
Candidates must attend one of the workshops as scheduled below* prior to the filing deadline of the Candidate Election Application, on Friday, March 13, 2020, at 4:00 PM. Candidates must attend the full workshop presentation, so arrive on time!
*Per Elections Code IV.C
- Candidate workshops are mandatory for all candidates prior to the deadline for filing Candidate Elections Packets;
- Failure to attend a mandatory workshop will result in ineligibility to run for office;
- If a candidate is unable to meet during scheduled times, the candidate may contact the Executive Director for special arrangements. Special arrangements are contingent on the Executive Director’s availability.
- Candidates will only be posted as eligible to campaign when the workshop is completed and all other requirements are met.
Must Attend One Presentation
|March 4, 2020||5:00pm-6:00pm||Wednesday||UU, Lobby Suite|
|March 5, 2020||9:00am-10:00am||Thursday||UU, Pacific Suite I|
|March 10, 2020||1:00pm-2:00pm||Tuesday||UU, Auburn Room|
Mandatory VPSA Workshop for Eligible Candidates
After being notified of eligibility by the ASI Executive Director, potential candidates must attend this mandatory workshop with the Vice President of Student Affairs. Following completion of this workshop, potential candidates will receive their final approval and notice of eligibility to run for office.
Must Attend One Presentation
|March 17, 2020||1:30 pm||Tuesday||Cancelled|
|March 18, 2020||5:30 pm||Wednesday||Via ZOOM
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Meeting ID: 269 565 738
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Candidate Photo Shoot
After being deemed eligible for candidacy, candidates must have their photo taken by ASI to be uploaded into the Voter Booklet and Voting Ballot. Presidential Tickets should have their photos taken together. If a candidate is unable to make it during the allotted time window, a silhouette will be posted in place of their photo within the Voter Booklet and Voting Ballot. Candidates will not be allowed to submit their own photos.
|March 23, 2020||8:30am-4:00pm||Monday||CANCELLED due to COVID-19|
Optional Candidate Events
These optional candidates events are great opportunities for candidates to share ideas and plans with the students of Sacramento State. This is your opportunity to present yourself to the voters; make sure you take advantage of these opportunities.
|Thursday, March 26, 2020||Campaigning Begins||Various||7:00am|
|Thursday, March 26, 2020||
Coffee & Candidates
Ballot draw for Candidates
Meeting ID: 514 671 631
|Candidate Forum: Vice President of Academic Affairs, Vice President of University Affairs, Vice President of Finance||Videos by directors||Optional|
|Candidate Forum: Presidential Ticket||Videos by directors||Optional|
Directors, Deans & Donuts
College Directors & College Deans
Open event to all candidates
|Videos by college directors||Optional|
|Wednesday, April 15, 2020||Votechella||CANCELLED due to COVID-19|
|Thursday, April 16, 2020||Elections Results Party||
Meeting ID: 695 293 624
ASI Student Government Executive Candidate Forums
During the Executive Candidate Forums, executive candidates will have the opportunity to answer a few questions about the positions they are running for, describe their experience, and what they plan to do once in office if elected. Before you make any final decisions join us during the forums which will all take place in the University Union. All forum dates are detailed below.
|Candidate Forum: Vice President of Academic Affairs, Vice President of University Affairs, Vice President of Finance||Videos by directors|
|Candidate Forum: Presidential Ticket||Videos by directors|
To provide Candidates with consistent exposure to their constituency ASI has created the Directors, Deans & Donuts event which will give College Director Candidates an opportunity to connect directly with their unique constituencies and with the Deans and Associate Deans from their college. All Candidates and Sac State students are invited to attend.
|Directors, Deans & Donuts||Videos by directors|
Mandatory Campaign Expenditure Form
Election Complaint – If Filing
|Election Complaint Form||Online in Hornet Hub (Presence)||Thursday, April 23, 2020, 4:00pm|
|$25 deposit per filed complaint per Elections Code, Article IX, F||ASI Government Office, University Union, 3rd Floor, Room 3250||Thursday, April 23, 2020, 4:00pm|