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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

Polling Locations

 

Upcoming Election Dates

Fall 2016 - Senate Elections

August 25th: Political Parties can register starting at 9am (SG Office)

August 30th: Informational Meeting at 6:30pm (Senate Chamber - Reitz Union)
September 1st: Qualifying & Slating from Noon-6pm (Reitz 3rd Level)

September 2nd: Qualifying & Slating from 9am-7pm (Reitz 3rd Level)
September 6th: Qualifying & Slating from 9am-5pm (Reitz 3rd Level)
September 8th: Mandatory Meeting for Candidates at 8pm (Senate Chamber - Reitz Union)
September 14th: Absentee Ballot requests close at 5pm
September 27th: SG Elections from 8:30am-8:30pm
September 28th: SG Elections from 8:30am-8:30pm


Spring 2017 Election Dates:

Tentatively 

Qualifying & Slating: Feb. 3rd, 6-7th

Mandatory Meeting: Feb 9th

Debate: Feb 14th

Elections: Feb 21st & 22nd






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