Campaigning for the 2015-2016 ASG General Election begins Monday March 2, and runs through March 12. There will be several events during that time that all students are welcome to attend. These events give students an opportunity to meet those candidates running for Executive, Senate, and Graduate Student Congress.
March 4 – Executive Debate (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer Candidates); Ozark Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m. Students are welcome to submit questions to candidates via firstname.lastname@example.org or in-person on March 2nd (11am-2pm) or March 3rd (12:30-2:30pm) at the ASG Table located in front of the Union Food Court.
March 5- Executive Town Hall (all Executive Candidates); Union International Connections Lounge, 7 p.m.
March 9- Voting begins at vote.uark.edu. 9 am.
March 9- Election Day Cookout (all executive candidates);Union Mall, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
March 12- Voting ends. 4 p.m.
March 13- Announcement of Election Results for Senate, Graduate Student Congress, and Executive Officers; Old Main Lawn, 5 p.m.
Students can visit asg.uark.edu to read candidate platforms and obtain information on the various candidates. Any student who is enrolled in at least one credit hour is eligible to vote.
The 2015-2016 ASG General Election allows students the opportunity to vote via a campus-wide vote for candidates for ASG President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Undergraduate and Law students will be allowed to vote for senators within their respective college, while graduate students will also be allowed to vote for graduate student congress representatives within their respective college.
Candidates for legislative offices and executive offices will also spend time campaigning and meeting with various members of registered student organizations, students enrolled in their respective college, students living on-campus, and others.
All candidates who are elected will be sworn in on Dead Day, Friday, May 2nd at 2pm at ASG Inauguration in the Arkansas Union’s Verizon Ballroom. The community is welcomed and encouraged to attend.
The Associated Student Government acts as an organized voice for all students at the University of Arkansas, by representing students in the University‘s decision and policy making process as well as providing a broad educational experience for students while promoting citizenship on campus and in the greater community.
For more any questions on elections, please contact the Associated Student Government Judiciary at email@example.com.