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Elections

Student Government elections are held in the Spring and Fall of each year. The Executive Branch and Senators (by College) are elected in the Spring. In the Fall, Senators are elected according to living areas (on campus, off campus and family housing). 

50 Senators representing the various residence halls and zip codes surround the University of Florida are elected in the Fall. The Student Body President, Vice President, Treasurer, and 50 Senators representing the various academic colleges are elected in the Spring. All officials elected serve for a one year term. Voting takes place for two days at various polling locations on campus. Student must have a photo ID to vote and know their UF ID number or have their Gator 1 card. If you have any questions you can contact the Supervisor of Elections or the SG Office on the 3rd level of the Reitz Union.

To qualify to run in the elections, a student must fill out the appropriate forms with the Supervisor of Elections.

For any questions about elections, please contact:

Eric Hobbs

Supervisor of Elections

elections@sg.ufl.edu

Absentee Ballot Request deadline is February 8, 2017. 

Absentee Ballot Request Form

Fall 2016 Candidates List

Polling Locations

Upcoming Election Dates

Spring 2017 – Senate and Executive Ticket Elections

January 22nd: Political Parties can register starting at 3pm (SG Office)

January 24th: Informational Meeting at 6:30pm (Senate Chamber - Reitz Union)
January 29th: Qualifying & Slating from 1-8pm (Reitz 3rd Level 3315)

January 30th: Qualifying & Slating from 9am – 7pm (2nd Level Reitz Union – SAI Portal)
January 31st: Qualifying & Slating from 9am - 5pm (2nd Level Reitz Union – SAI Portal)
February 2nd: Mandatory Meeting for Candidates at 8pm (Reitz Union 2365)
February 8th: Absentee Ballot requests close at 5pm

February 14th: SG Executive Debate, 6pm (Reitz Union Grand Ballroom)
February 21st: SG Elections from 8:30am - 8:30pm
February 22nd: SG Elections from 8:30am - 8:30pm


For extended Spring 2017 Election Timeline, click here.

Is my address up to date?

Each Fall, Student Government coordinates with the Registrar's Office to gather local address information so you receive the correct ballot on election day. 

Update my Address

Past Results

 

Election Results

View the history of Student Government Elections going all the way back to 1960.

View Election Results

Campaign Expenses

For every election, the political parties provide campaign expense reports so students know how their money is being spent.

View Expense Reports

Commission Documents

View documents published by the elections commission pertinent to past and current elections

View Commission Reports