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Election Process

For students expected to be sophomores, juniors, or seniors, your elections take place during the later half of the spring semesters. Each year, you will be expected to attend an informational meeting that will detail the duties of different Student Senate positions. All positions will be required to gather signatures and campaign for their position. Gathering signatures will take place during one full week, then following that week will be an Election Day. Campaigns should focus on current issues facing the university, as well as trying to get students to vote. Voting is done through online ballots sent out via email to every student. Each year the timeline changes, so please check back for up to date information.

For incoming First-Year students, your elections take place during the first few weeks of your first fall semester. Only first-year students are eligible to vote, and the voting will be done through a Google Form emailed out to all students with freshman status. To file for election, first-year students should print and complete an Election Petition that will be released every year at the beginning of each academic year. 30 signatures from first-year students are required, as well as a signature from a current Student Senator and a current Faculty Senator. Each year the timeline changes, so please check back for up to date information.

Elections For The 2021-2022 Academic Year

Student Body President: Jolie Foor
Student Body Vice President: Benjamin Jacobs
Sophomore Senators: Jaymes H. Garrity, Jack Hertzberg, Gabrielle Wilcoxson
Junior Senators: Ana Maldonado, Billy Robinson, Sophia Behrens
Senior Senators: Allison Pariso, Gabi Westphal, vacant
At-Large Commuter Senators: vacant, vacant, vacant
At-Large Transfer Senators: John Shen, vacant
At-Large Senators: Aidan J. Byrnes, Nathan Robb
At-Large College of Arts & Sciences Senators: Emily Bakri, Ian Chenoweth, Allison Howard
At-Large College of Business Senator: Georgia Martin
At-Large Christ College Senator: Mikayla Flanagan
At-Large College of Engineering Senator: Franco Raimondi
At-Large College of Nursing & Health Professions Senators: vacant, vacant