Elections

Elections Phase 1

Associated Students of San Jose State University has been a student-owned and operated non-profit organization for over 100 years. We are committed to providing services and activities that enhance the opportunity to meet, recreate and maximize student life. Opportunities to get involved and obtain leadership skills are among our highest priorities.

The Associated Students (A.S.) Board of Directors represent the student body as their governing council. They are the voice of SJSU students and advocate on their behalf on campus, statewide and national issues affecting them.

To apply, visit bit.ly/aselectionsapp2021.
Candidate applications open on Monday, January 25, 2021.
Application deadline is on Friday, February 26, 2021.
All forms and documents can also be found at bit.ly/electionsimportantdocs
The elections timeline, documents and more information are found below.

Students' Elections Commission

Plans and executes A.S. Elections 2021

Vivian Luc
Vivian Luc
Chief Elections Officer
Office Hours:
Monday, 10:30am - 11:30am, Zoom Meeting
Wednesday, 11:30am - 12:30pm, Zoom Meeting

Dante Zanotto
Dante Zanotto

Marketing Officer
Office Hours:
Tuesday, 11:00am - 1:00pm, Zoom Meeting

Brenda Le
Brenda Le

Events Officer
Office Hours:
Tuesday, 2:30pm - 4:30pm, Zoom Meeting

Aryan Sharma
Aryan Sharma

Ethics Officer
Office Hours:
Monday, 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Zoom Meeting

Kyle Tran
Kyle Tran 
Election Consultant
Office Hours:
Monday/Friday, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, Zoom Meeting

Lynna Ngo
Lynna Ngo

Election Consultant
Office Hours:
Wednesday, 12:30pm - 2:30pm, Zoom Meeting

Sam Quiambao
Samantha Quiambao
SEC Advisor, A.S. Government & Leadership Coordinator 

Advising Team
Alexandra Froelich, Director of Student Conduct & Ethical Development and Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Dylan Mazelis, Leadership Coordinator, Student Involvement
Edilbert Signey, A.S. Marketing & Communications Manager

Contact Us

A.S. Student Government Office,
Diaz Compean Student Union,
2nd Floor, Suite 2300
student-elections@sjsu.edu
Telephone: (408) 924-6242

Elections Appeals Board

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A.S. Elections 2021: Events and Important Dates

LEARN ABOUT STUDENT GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS: RUN FOR OFFICE!
01/25, Monday: Candidate Information Packets available for download on sjsu.edu/vote

Orientation and Ethics Sessions: It is mandatory to attend at least one session to run for office.

Learn about Executive Positions

Learn about Director Positions

02/26, Friday, 11:59pm: Application Deadline; submit at student-elections@sjsu.edu.
03/05, Friday: Candidate Eligibility Announcement
03/10, Wednesday: Candidate Bios/Photo for Voter Information Guide (VIG) Information due
03/12, Friday: Campaign Workers Form due

CAMPAIGN PERIOD: March 16th to April 13th

VIRTUALLY MEET YOUR CANDIDATES
03/15, Monday, [start/end time]: Virtual Elections Kick-Off
Zoom TBA
Online VIG Available

03/26, Friday: Accountability Forms due
03/29-04/02, Monday-Friday: Spring Recess
04/05, Monday, 11:59pm: 60-Second Virtual Meet the Candidate Instagram Video due

04/06-09, Tuesday-Friday: Virtual Meet the Candidate Instagram Campaign

04/07, Wednesday: Candidate Endorsements due; 5pm deadline
04/12, Monday: Candidate Endorsement Available on sjsu.edu/as/vote

04/12, Monday, 5-7pm: Virtual Candidate Debates, 5-7pm
Zoom: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/84636640482
Hosted by the Spartan Daily

CAST YOUR VOTE!
04/12-15, Monday (starts 7pm) – Thursday (ends 8am): Online Voting
Zoom: TBA
Hosted by the SEC

Virtual Election Results Party
04/15, Thursday
Zoom: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/82051077885

RUN OFFS AND GRIEVANCES
04/16, Friday: Runoff Campaign Begins
04/19, Monday, 8am: General Election Grievances deadline (within 48 business hours of voting closing)
04/19, Monday, 7pm: Run-off online voting starts
04/22, Thursday, 8am: Run-off online voting ends
04/22, Thursday, 12pm: Run-off Results Announced
04/26, Monday, 8am: Run-off Election Grievances deadline (within 48 business hours of voting closing)

Important Documents

2021 Bylaws [docx]

2021 Elections Regulations Manual [docx]

Campaign Worker Form: bit.ly/campaignworkerform

Candidate Accountability Form: bit.ly/candidateaccountability

Candidate Application Checklist: bit.ly/candidateappchecklist

Candidate Bio & Photo Submission: bit.ly/candidatephotobio

Candidate Endorsement Form: bit.ly/candidateendorsement

Duties and Responsibilities: bit.ly/asboardduties

Eligibility for AS Government Office: bit.ly/asgoveligible

Events and Important Dates: bit.ly/electionseventdates2021