ASLCCSG Elections Information:
ASLCCSG Elections 2020-2021:
The ASLCCSG General Elections are held at the end of each academic year and elect ASLCCSG representatives for the following academic year. For ASLCCSG, eight (8) Senate seats and the Executive team (President and Vice President) are up for election. The President and Vice President must run as a ticket. For the Student Activity Fee Committee, four (4) student positions are up for election. All positions include a stipend and some form of credit reimbursement. Read below for qualifications for office, election details and rules, and for more information on getting involved with ASLCCSG.
Student Activity Fee Committee Elections 2020-2021:
In 2016, the Student Activity Fee Committee (SAFC) was formed to make the process of disbursement and allocation of the mandatory Student Activity Fee more equitable and student-involved. The purpose of the purpose of the fee is to support student-initiated programs. Student-initiated programs shall be defined as co-curricular programs, services, and/or organizations that are deemed by the Board of Education to be of value to one or more student communities of interest.
The membership of the Student Activity Fee Committee (SAFC) consists of:
- An elected student who will serve as an elected non-voting chair,
- ASLCC Student Leadership Director who will serve as non-voting advisor,
- 2 ASLCC Student Government selected representatives,
- 2 student representatives selected by and from the "Unions"- MEChA, BSU, NASA, GSA and APISU
- 2 student representatives selected from other fee-receiving groups,
- 1 student representative selected by the Council of Clubs,
- 4 at-large student representatives elected through the annual ASLCCSG elections process.
All voting seats on the SAFC will be held by students. The Committee shall meet at least once per term. The elections for the four (4) at-large student representatives and the SAFC Chairperson happen concurrently with the ASLCCSG General Election. Information on the ASLCCSG General Election can be found below.
Stay tuned for important dates as the 2020-2021 ASLCCSG Election get closer!
Elections Information for Candidates:
Only students who meet the qualifications as outlined in the ASLCCSG Constitution, By-Laws, and Election Rules may be listed on the ballot for election. Write-in candidates must still meet the same qualifications in order to hold office. These positions are elected by student vote:
- President/Vice-President (Must Run On the Same Ticket)
- Senators (10 At-Large)
Student Activity Fee Committee (SAFC)
- SAFC Chair (Non-voting position)
- SAFC Student Representatives (3 At-Large)
Qualifications for all Elected Positions
- All candidates must be enrolled in at least six (6) LCC credit hours during the term they are a candidate for ASLCCSG office by the application deadline.
- ASLCCSG Presidential candidates must have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours within the previous 3 terms, with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to be eligible to run for office.
- Candidates for all other offices must be enrolled in at least 6 credits and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.
- All students elected to ASLCCSG office shall be required to enroll in, and complete at least six (6) credit hours each term and maintain a 2.0 term GPA. Credits recorded as audit or received a no pass do not count as completed credits.
- No member of ASLCCSG shall simultaneously hold more than one (1) office under this Constitution; (No member can run for more than one (1) office)
- No member of ASLCCSG shall be in the same executive office for more than 2 consecutive years.
- No person shall vote more than once in any one election.
- The positions of President and Vice-president shall constitute one (1) ticket, and shall be filed and voted on jointly.
- A minimum of one (1) week and a maximum of three (3) weeks shall be allowed for the campaigning. No campaigning shall occur before the candidates’ orientation.
- All candidates for office, including write-in candidates, are bound by these election rules. It is the responsibility of the candidate to be familiar, and comply with these election rules. Failure to do so may be grounds for disqualification.
- Violations of these By-laws by candidates may be grounds for disqualification of the candidate for that election. Violations of these By-laws by elections workers may be grounds for invalidation of election results and a new election may be called.
- All complaints regarding the election process and voting procedure must be delivered, in writing, to the Elections Committee prior to the close of voting. The Elections Committee will review and decide on all complaints under the guidance of the ASLCC attorney.
- If two (2) pairs of candidates run for positions of President/Vice-President, a majority vote shall decide the election. If three (3) or more pairs of 18 of 26 candidates run for positions of President/Vice-president, a plurality vote shall decide the election.
- If eleven (11) or more students run for the ten (10) open Senator positions, a plurality vote shall decide the election.
For more information contact:
- Student Body President, Bryant Everett - email@example.com
- Director of Student Engagement and ASLCCSG Advisor Donyel Hill - firstname.lastname@example.org