Important Dates and Deadlines

Mandatory Candidate Requirements

Post

Application For Candidacy

These steps must be completed by 4:00PM on Friday, March 5, 2021.

  • 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 2021 ASI Election Grant in the Candidate Applications. The deadline for all applications to apply is 4:00PM on Friday, March 5, 2021.

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 5, 2021, 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.

Must Attend One Presentation

Date Time Day Location
February 24, 2021 5:00PM Wednesday

Meeting ID: 886 6142 6901

Passcode: 187329

February 25, 2021 12:00PM Thursday

Meeting ID: 897 0911 7525

Passcode: 881436

March 4, 2021 5:00 PM Thursday

Meeting ID: 848 4418 7647

Passcode: 756659

Mandatory Ethics Workshop

The Vice President of Student Affairs shall host a mandatory workshop for eligible candidates prior to the onset of the official campaign period. Candidates will only be posted as eligible to campaign when the workshop is completed and all other requirements are met. No campaigning of any kind will be permitted prior to posting of eligibility, and the onset of official campaign period.

Must Attend One Presentation

Date Time Day Location
March 9, 2021 5:00pm Tuesday

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 890 3601 8701

Passcode: 991932

March 11, 2021 11:00am Thursday

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 890 3601 8701

Passcode: 991932

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 18, 2021 Campaigning Begins Various 7:00am
Thursday, March 18, 2021

Ballot draw for Candidates

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 812 1408 2487

Passcode: 948061

11:00am-12:00pm

Monday, March 29, 2021 College Director Candidate Forum: Arts & Letters, Business Administration, Education

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 849 2176 5005

Passcode: 522800

12:00pm-1:00pm

Optional

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 College Director Candidate Forum: Engineering & Computer Science, Health & Human Services, Natural Sciences & Mathematics

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 815 0370 7135

Passcode: 522800

12:00pm-1:00pm

Optional

Thursday, April 1, 2021 College Director Candidate Forum: Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies, Undeclared Students, Graduate Studies

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 822 4961 3820

Passcode: 522800

12:00pm-1:00pm 

Optional

Monday, April 5, 2021 Candidate Forum: Vice President of Academic Affairs, Vice President of University Affairs, Vice President of Finance

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 812 9528 7675

Passcode: 522800

12:00pm-1:00pm

Optional

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Candidate Forum: Presidential Ticket

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 852 7995 9960

Passcode: 522800

12:00pm-1:00pm

Optional

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 ASI Elections: Hornets Got Talent

ZOOM

https://csus.zoom.us/j/86343358261

5:00pm

Optional

Thursday, April 8, 2021 Elections Results Party

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 830 1416 5786

7:30pm

Optional

ASI Student Government 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
Monday, March 29, 2021 College Director Candidate Forum: Arts & Letters, Business Administration, Education

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 849 2176 5005

Passcode: 522800

12:00pm-1:00pm

Optional

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 College Director Candidate Forum: Engineering & Computer Science, Health & Human Services, Natural Sciences & Mathematics

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 815 0370 7135

Passcode: 522800

12:00pm-1:00

Optional

Thursday, April 1, 2021 College Director Candidate Forum: Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies, Undeclared Students, Graduate Students

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 822 4961 3820

Passcode: 522800

12:00pm-1:00pm

Optional

Monday, April 5, 2021 Candidate Forum: Vice President of Academic Affairs, Vice President of University Affairs, Vice President of Finance

ZOOM

Meeting ID: 812 9528 7675

Passcode: 522800

12:00pm-1:00pm

Optional

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Candidate Forum: Presidential Ticket

ZOOM 

Meeting ID: 852 7995 9960

Passcode: 522800

12:00pm-1:00pm

Optional

 

Mandatory Campaign Expenditure Form

Form Location Date
2021 Presidential Ticket Campaign Expenditure Form (Must be turned in personally by both President & Executive Vice President, even if no expenses)

Emailed and mailed with a postmark date on the deadline or earlier. And mailed via USPS to:

Associated Students, Inc.

Attention:  Lisa Dalton – Elections

6000 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95819-6011

Monday, April 12, 2021, 4:00pm
2021 Independent Candidate Campaign Expenditure Form (Must be turned in personally, even if no expenses)

Emailed and mailed with a postmark date on the deadline or earlier. And mailed via USPS to:

Associated Students, Inc.

Attention:  Lisa Dalton – Elections

6000 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95819-6011

Monday, April 12, 2021, 4:00pm

Election Complaint – If Filing

Requirements Location Date
Election Complaint Form Online in Hornet Hub (Presence) Thursday, April 15, 2021, 4:00pm

Due to Covid-19, we will adapt the in person requirements for Elections Complaints for the ASI Elections as follows:

$25 deposit per filed complaint per Elections Code, Article IX, F

Mailed with a postmark date on the deadline or earlier. And mailed via USPS to:

Associated Students, Inc.

Attention:  Lisa Dalton – Elections

6000 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95819-6011

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 4:00pm