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
Tuesday, 11:00am - 1:00pm, Zoom Meeting
Tuesday, 2:30pm - 4:30pm, Zoom Meeting
Monday, 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Zoom Meeting
Monday/Friday, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, Zoom Meeting
Wednesday, 12:30pm - 2:30pm, Zoom Meeting
SEC Advisor, A.S. Government & Leadership Coordinator
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
A.S. Student Government Office,
Diaz Compean Student Union,
2nd Floor, Suite 2300
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
- 02/11, Thursday, 11am-1pm, https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/81113987418
- 02/17, Wednesday, 2-4pm, https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/83521827839
- 02/23, Tuesday, 5-7pm, https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/84797853418
- 02/26, Friday, 11am-1pm, https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/82304160967
Learn about Director Positions
- 02/12, Friday, 10am-12pm, https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/83294681545
- 02/18, Thursday, 5-7pm, https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/82019581917
- 02/24, Wednesday, 11am-1pm, https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/84262453539
- 2/26, Friday, 1-3pm, https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/81912685673
02/26, Friday, 11:59pm: Application Deadline; submit at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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
Hosted by the Spartan Daily
CAST YOUR VOTE!
04/12-15, Monday (starts 7pm) – Thursday (ends 8am): Online Voting
Hosted by the SEC
Virtual Election Results Party
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)
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