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Elections Basics

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

Supervisor of Elections Stephanie Siler: elections@sg.ufl.edu


Election Codes/Rules & Regulations



Polling Locations

Upcoming Election Dates

FALL 2019 ELECTIONS

Senators are elected according to where they live. 

 

August 22, 9AM: Political Party Registration (Reitz Union, Level 3, SG Office)

Ends August 28 at 12PM.

 

August 27, 6:30PM: Informational Meeting (Reitz Union, Ground Level, Chamber)

                  

August 29, 8AM-8PM: Qualifying & Slating (Reitz Union, Level 3) 

           

August 30, 8AM-5PM: Qualifying & Slating (Reitz Union, Level 3) 

    

September 3, 8AM-5PM: Qualifying & Slating (Reitz Union, Level 3)

 

September 5, 8PM: Mandatory Meeting (Reitz Union, Ground Level, Chamber)

All excuse forms for Mandatory Meeting due to SG Office by 12PM.

 

September 11, 5PM: Absentee Ballot Requests Due (Online)

Click on "Absentee Ballot Application" in the "Ballot Information" section on this page.

  

September 24, 8:30AM-8:30PM: SG Elections (Campus-wide)

 

September 25, 8:30AM-8:30PM: SG Elections (Campus-wide)

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


Polling Locations

FALL 2019: To Be Announced


SPRING 2019 POLLING AREAS: 

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Click on the map for a larger view of polling locations around campus.


To view polling location buildings on the searchable UF map, please 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