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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:

Henry Fair

Supervisor of Elections

elections@sg.ufl.edu

Election Codes/Rules & Regulations

Fall 2018 Important Dates 

Candidate List

 

Polling Locations

Upcoming Election Dates

Fall 2018 ELECTIONS

Senators are elected according to where they live.


August 23rd: Political Party Registration 9 AM (SG Office)

 

August 28th : Informational Meeting, 6:30pm (Reitz Union, Ground Level, Senate Chamber)

                  

August 30th  : Qualifying & Slating, 8 AM - 8PM (Reitz Union, Level 3 Student Government Offices) 

           

August 31st: Qualifying & Slating, 8 AM - 5 PM (Reitz Union, Level 3 Student Government Offices)

    

September 4th: Qualifying & Slating, 8AM - 5PM (Reitz Union, Level 3 Student Government Offices)

 

September 6th:  Mandatory Meeting, 8PM in Reitz Union Chamber (Reitz Union, Ground Level, Senate Chamber)

All excuse forms for Mandatory Meeting due to SG Office by Noon 

 

September 12th : Absentee Ballot requests must be submitted by 5 PM 

  

September 25th  : SG ELECTIONS, 8:30AM-8:30PM

 

September 26th  : SG ELECTIONS, 8:30AM-8:30PM 

All write-in candidates must notify SOE of their candidacy prior to 8:30PM.  


Polling Locations

Click on the map for a larger view of polling locations around campus. Polling locations building can also be found on the official UF map by clicking this link


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Broward Recreation Room

Hough Hall Room 120

Health Science Center C2-41C

Jennings Hall Library

Levin College of Law BGH Student Commons

Marston Computer Lab, Second Floor

Murphree Conference Room

Norman Education Library

Reitz SG Print Lab, Lower Level

Springs Area Office Room C202

Southwest Recreation Social Lounge


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