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Student Governing Association Elections

Important Notes

  • Primary Election will be held four weeks after the first day of classes of Spring Semester and will only include Presidential candidates
  • Presidential candidates that move on to the general election must register their Vice Presidential candidate with the Center for Student Involvement one week prior to the general election.
  • Primary election candidates who qualify for the general election may continue to table the weeks following the primary election.
  • General election campaign materials, such as stickers, buttons T-Shirts, websites, etc. shall not be dispersed or publicized until the primary elections are closed.
  • The total amount a presidential ticket may contribute towards its campaign including any contributions from sources other than qualified students of Kansas State University shall be no more than $300.00 for the Primary and $300 for the General election. At no point may candidates advance funds in excess of the funds above toward their campaign, even if the individual(s) makes the excess amount back in third-party contributions.

Important dates for 2021 Student Government Elections

  • Tuesday, January 19 - All Filing for Candidacy opens @ 8:00am
  • Monday, January 25 - Primary Election candidates may start dispersing and publicizing candidacy through shirts, buttons, websites, etc. @ 8:00am
  • Mandatory Rules and Regulations meeting for Primary Election Candidates Meeting options (Candidates must attend at least one)
    • Friday, January. 29 Primary Elections Mandatory Meeting - 4:00PM
    • Friday, February. 5 Primary Elections Mandatory Meeting - 4:00PM
    • Wednesday, February. 10 Primary Elections Mandatory Meeting - 4:00PM 
  • Friday, February 12 – Primary Election Filing Deadline @ 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 16 – Primary election Candidates may begin chalking and displaying banners and posters after 5:00pm
  • Thursday, February 18 – Primary election candidates may begin tabling @ 8:00am
  • Friday, February 19 – Primary election candidates expense/contribution reports due @ 5:00pm
  • Friday, February 19 – General Election Filing Deadline @ 5:00pm
  • Mandatory Rules and Regulations meeting for General Election Candidates Meeting options (Candidates must attend at least one)
    • Friday, February. 22 Primary Elections Mandatory Meeting - 5:00PM
    • Wednesday, February. 24 Primary Elections Mandatory Meeting - 1:00PM
    • Wednesday, February. 24 Primary Elections Mandatory Meeting - 2:00PM
    • Wednesday, February. 24 Primary Elections Mandatory Meeting - 3:00PM
    • Wednesday, February. 24 Primary Elections Mandatory Meeting - 4:00PM
  • Tuesday, 8:00am, February 23 – Wednesday, 6:00pm, February 24 – Primary Election (presidential candidates only)
  • Thursday, March 4 – Primary election candidates failing to qualify for the general election shall remove all campaign materials from campus property by 7:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 25 – General election Candidates may begin chalking and displaying banners and posters after 5:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 3 – General Election candidates may start dispersing and publicizing candidacy through shirts, buttons, websites, etc. @ 5:00pm
  • Thursday, March 4 – General election candidates may begin tabling @ 8:00am
  • Tuesday, March 2 – Vice Presidential Candidates registered by 5:00pm
  • Friday, March 5 – General election candidates expense/contribution reports due @ 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, 8:00am, March 9 – Wednesday, 6:00pm, March 10 – General Election
  • Thursday, March 11 – All campaign materials removed from campus property by 7:00pm