Important Dates and Deadlines

Mandatory Candidate Requirements

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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

  1. Candidate workshops are mandatory for all candidates prior to the deadline for filing Candidate Elections Packets;
  2. Failure to attend a mandatory workshop will result in ineligibility to run for office;
  3. 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.
  4. Candidates will only be posted as eligible to campaign when the workshop is completed and all other requirements are met.

Mandatory Candidate Workshop 2019

Must Attend One Presentation

Date Time Day Location
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

Date Time Day Location
March 17, 2020 1:30 pm Tuesday Welcome Center – Lassen Hall 1100
March 18, 2020 5:30pm Wednesday Welcome Center – Lassen Hall 1100

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.

Date Time Day Location
March 23, 2020 8:30am-4:00pm Monday ASI Student Engagement & Outreach, UU, Room 1240

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.

Date Event Location Time
Thursday, March 26, 2020 Coffee & Candidates University Union – Lobby Suite 10:00am-11:00am
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 Candidate Forum: Vice President of Academic Affairs, Vice President of University Affairs, Vice President of Finance UU, Orchard Suite 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday, April 9, 2020 Candidate Forum: Presidential Ticket UU, Orchard Suite 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday, April 13, 2020 Directors, Deans & Donuts Riverview Hall, Conference Room A & B 4:00pm-6:00pm
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Election Kickoff Party Library Quad 11:00am-1:00pm
Thursday, April 16, 2020 Elections Results Party Library Building, Global Lounge 7:30pm-9:00pm

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.

Date Forum Location Time
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 Candidate Forum: Vice President of Academic Affairs, Vice President of University Affairs, Vice President of Finance UU, Orchard Suite 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday, April 9, 2020 Candidate Forum: Presidential Ticket UU, Orchard Suite 12:00pm-1:00pm

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.

Date Event Location Time
Monday, April 13, 2020 Directors, Deans & Donuts Riverview Hall, Conference Room A & B 4:00pm-6:00pm

Mandatory Campaign Expenditure Form

Form Location Date
2020 Presidential Ticket Campaign Expenditure Form (Must be turned in personally by both President & Executive Vice President, even if no expenses) ASI Government Office, University Union, 3rd Floor, Room 3250 Monday, April 20, 2020, 4:00pm
2020 Independent Candidate Campaign Expenditure Form (Must be turned in personally, even if no expenses) ASI Government Office, University Union, 3rd Floor, Room 3250 Monday, April 20, 2020, 4:00pm

Election Complaint – If Filing

Requirements Location Date
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

 

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