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Important Dates & Deadlines


Application for candidacy

These steps must be completed by 4:00PM on Friday, March, 10, 2017. 

Campaign expenditure form

Campaign Expenditure Form
Campaign Expenditure Form (Must be turned in personally,even if no expenses) ASI Government Office, Sequoia Hall, Room 311 Monday, April 17, 2017, 4:00PM

Election Complaint – If Filing

Election Complaint – If Filing
Election Complaint Form Election Complaint Form Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:00PM
$25 Deposit per filed Complaint per Elections Code, Article IX, F ASI Government Office, Sequoia Hall, Room 311 Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:00PM


Candidates must attend one of the workshops as scheduled below* prior to the filing deadline of the Candidate Election Application, on Friday, March, 10, 2017 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 Executive Director’s availability. 4) Candidates will only be posted as eligible to campaign when the workshops is completed and all other requirements are met.

Candidate Workshop 2017

Candidate Workshop Presentations 2017 – must attend one presentation

Candidate Workshop Presentations 2017
Date Time Day Location
February 22, 2017 5:00PM-6:00PM Wednesday Mountain Room, UU
February 24, 2017 12:00PM-1:00PM Friday Capital Room, UU
February 27, 2017 4:00PM-5:00PM Monday Mountain Room, UU
March 1, 2017 12:00PM-1:00PM Wednesday Mountain Room, UU
March 2, 2017 5:00PM-6:00PM Thursday Mountain Room, UU
March 7, 2017 2:00PM-3:00PM Tuesday Summit Room, UU
March 8, 2017 5:00PM-6:00PM Wednesday California Suite, UU
March 9, 2017 12:00PM-1:00PM Thursday Mountain Room, UU

Optional Candidate Events

ASI Elections Info Session

During these info sessions, the ASI Elections Officer will explain the election process, and give valuable tips and tricks for running for office during the spring semester. It is recommended that any student interested in running for office during the spring semester attend one of these sessions to learn about elections and ASI.

Friday, February 17, 2017 4:00PM-5:00PM California Suite, UU, 3rd Floor
Monday, February 20, 2017 11:00AM-12:00PM Orchard Suite, UU, 2nd Floor
Thursday, February 23, 2017 4:00PM – 5:00PM Walnut Room, UU, 2nd Floor


These option 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.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Coffee & Candidates University Union Lobby 10:00AM-11:00AM
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Meet & Greet the Candidates  Dining Commons 5:00pm – 7:00pm


During the Candidate Forums, 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.


March 27

Candidate Forum: Director of Graduate Studies, College of Education, and Director of Undeclared Students Foothill Suite, UU 12:00 – 1:00PM


March 28

Candidate Forum: Colleges of Arts & Letters, Health and Human Services, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics Foothill Suite, UU 12:00 – 1:00PM


March 30

Candidate Forum: Colleges of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies, Engineering and Computer Science, and Business Administration Forest Suite, UU 12:00 – 1:00PM


April 3

Candidate Forum: Vice Presidents of Academic Affairs and University Affairs Foothill Suite, UU 12:00 – 1:00PM


April 4

Candidate Forum: Executive Vice President and Vice President of Finance Foothill Suite, UU 12:00 – 1:00PM


April 61  

Presidential Forum Forest Suite, UU 12:00 – 1:00PM