Your voice matters. Vote for your SGA representatives and UMass ballot measures through Campus Pulse between September 21st and September 25th.
Welcome to the Fall 2020 UMass SGA Elections
This page will be continuously updated with new information as elections season unfolds. For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Due to COVID-19 emergency election procedures, the following positions will be elected in this fall's election:
- President & Vice President
- Senators (all four class years)
- Student Trustee
Sep. 7 - Sep. 14
NOTE: Nomination forms/signatures will be conducted entirely online during the Fall 2020 election cycle.
During this window, in order to get your name on the ballot, you must obtain a certain amount of signatures based on the position you are running for:
- Senator - Must obtain 50 signatures and SPIRE ID#s from students in your graduating class.
- President/VP - Must obtain 200 signatures and SPIRE ID#s from the undergraduate student body.
- Student Trustee - Must obtain 250 signatures and SPIRE ID#s from the undergraduate or graduate student bodies.
Sep. 18 - Sep. 20
Campaigning will begin at 12:00 AM on September 18th, and continues through the voting period. From September 21st - 25th, you will be able to vote on Campus Pulse.
President/VP & Student Trustee Debate
Candidates running for President/Vice President or Student Trustee will participate in a debate hosted by the Daily Collegian on September 20th @ 7pm.
Elections Commission Meeting Minutes:
(use your UMass Google account)
Ballot measures will be open for undergraduate voting
Referendum questions must gain the name, signature, and Student ID of 5% of the student body to make it onto the ballot. All such ballot measures must be submitted to the Elections Chancellor here by September 11, 2020 to make it onto the ballot.
Effective September 17th, 2020 @ 11:57 pm: Voting will take place from the beginning of Monday, September 21st, 2020, to the end of Friday, September 25th, 2020 on Campus Pulse.
The SGA Elections Commission will be meeting via Zoom on September 17th, at 7:30 pm. Link to the Zoom meeting is posted below: Join Zoom Meeting
The SGA Elections Commission will be meeting via Zoom on September 11th, at 7:30 pm. Link to the Zoom meeting is posted below: Join Zoom Meeting
The SGA Elections Commission will be meeting via Zoom on September 7th, at 7:30 pm. Link to the Zoom meeting is posted below: Join Zoom Meeting
Applications for the Interim Secretary of Finance position are now open through August 20th at 11:59 p.m, with interviews being conducted on a rolling basis. The position will begin on