MANDATORY CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
Application for candidacy
These steps must be completed by 4:00PM on Friday, March 9, 2018.
- Candidate Application for ASI Presidential Ticket OR Candidate Application for ASI Independent Candidate
- Mandatory Attendance at ONE Candidate Workshop
Grant for Students Seeking Election
ASI offers a grant for students seeking to run for office. ASI will award up to 7 grants, each worth $125. The purpose of this grant is to promote and acknowledge students who are active and involved in the Sac State Campus Community. This grant will reduce fiscal 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 2018 ASI Election Grant here. The deadline to apply is 4:00PM on Friday, March 9, 2018.
Campaign expenditure form
|Campaign Expenditure Form
|2018 Presidential Ticket Campaign Expenditure Form (Must be turned in personally, even if no expenses)||ASI Government Office, Sequoia Hall, Room 311||Monday, April 16, 2018, 4:00PM|
|2018 Independent Candidate Campaign Expenditure Form (Must be turned in personally, even if no expenses)||ASI Government Office, Sequoia Hall, Room 311||Monday, April 16, 2018, 4:00PM|
Election Complaint – If Filing
|Election Complaint – If Filing|
|Election Complaint Form||Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:00PM|
|$25 Deposit per filed Complaint per Elections Code, Article IX, F||ASI Government Office, Sequoia Hall, Room 311||Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:00PM|
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, 9, 2018 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.
must attend one presentation
|February 28, 2018||5:00PM-6:00PM||Wednesday||UU, Walnut Room|
|March 5, 2018||10:00AM-11:00AM||Monday||UU, Sequoia Room|
|March 7, 2018||12:30PM-1:30PM||Wednesday||UU, Sequoia Room|
Mandatory VPSA Workshop for Eligible Candidates
After being notified of eligibility by the ASI Executive Director, potential candidates must attend a 2nd mandatory workshop with the Vice President of Student Affairs. Following completion of this workshop, potential candidates will receive their final approval and notice of eligibility to run for office.
Must Attend One Presentation
|March 19, 2018||5:30PM-6:30PM||Monday||Lassen 1100|
|March 20, 2018||5:30PM-6:30PM||Tuesday||Lassen 1100|
Candidate Photo Shoot
After being deemed eligible for candidacy, candidates must have their photo taken by ASI to be uploaded into the Voter Booklet and Voting Ballot. Presidential Tickets should have their photos taken together. If a candidate is unable to make it during the allotted time window, a silhouette will be posted in place of their photo within the Voter Booklet and Voting Ballot. Candidates will not be allowed to submit their own photos.
|March 26, 2018||8:00AM-5:00PM||Monday||The WELL, ASI Hotspot|
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.
|Tuesday, March 27, 2018||Coffee & Candidates||University Union Lobby||10:00AM-11:00AM|
|Wednesday, April 4, 2018||Candidate Meet & Greet||Residential Halls, Dining Commons||5:00PM-7:00PM|
|Wednesday, April 11, 2018||Election Kick Off Party||UU, Redwood Room||12:00PM-1:00PM|
|Thursday, April 12, 2018||Elections Results Party||The WELL, Terrace Suite||7:30PM-9:00PM|
ASI Elections Candidate Forums
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.
|Candidate Forum: Director of Graduate Studies, College of Education, and Director of Undeclared Students||UU, Forest Suite||12:00PM – 1:00PM|
|Candidate Forum: Colleges of Arts & Letters, Health and Human Services, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics||UU, Forest Suite||12:00PM – 1:00PM|
|Candidate Forum: Colleges of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies, Engineering and Computer Science, and Business Administration||UU, Forest Suite||12:00PM – 1:00PM|
|Candidate Forum: Vice Presidents of Academic Affairs and University Affairs||UU, Forest Suite||12:00PM – 1:00PM|
|Candidate Forum: Vice President of Finance||UU, Foothill Suite||12:00PM – 1:00PM|
|Candidate Forum: Presidential Tickets (ASI President and Executive Vice President)||The WELL, Terrace Suite||12:00PM – 1:00PM|