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2017-2018 Election SGA Candidate Application

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This form is an application to run for the following 2017-2018 Student Government Association offices:

President
Vice President
Secretary/Treasurer

Senior Class Senator
Junior Class Senator
Sophomore Class Senator

This application will be open February 17, 2017, through March 3, 2017.

Required Qualifications for all open positions:

  • GPA requirements: 2.5 Cumulative
  • Must be a full-time student.
  • Must attend a required election rules meeting on March, 8 at 2 pm.

Additional Presidental Candidate Qualifications:

  • A candidate for the office of President must have completed a minimum of forty-five (45) semester hours of academic credits at the time of filing for office.
  • The candidate must have been enrolled at Lamar University at least one year (two long semesters shall count as one year and two summer sessions shall count as one long semester) prior to the date of filing.

Additional Vice Presidental Candidate Qualifications:

  • A candidate for the office of Vice President shall have completed a minimum of thirty (30) semester hours of academic credits at the time of filing for office.
  • The candidate must have been enrolled at Lamar University at least one year (two long semesters shall count as one year and two summer sessions shall count as one long semester) prior to the date of filing.

Additional Secretary/Treasurer Candidate Qualifications:

  • A candidate for the office of Secretary-Treasurer must have completed 12 credit hours.
  • The candidate must have completed one long semester at Lamar University immediately prior to the semester of their election.

Additional Senator Candidate Qualifications:

  • Must have completed required credit hours as published in the school catalog for sophomore, junior and senior standing by the start of the Senator's term of office to be properly classified as elected.

Election Timeline:

March 3 - Application for Declaration of Candidacy closes
March 8 - Mandatory Candidate Meeting, 2:00 p.m.
March 8-March 27 - Campaign Period
March 22 - SGA Candidate Debate
March 28-March 29 - Polls open/Polls close

For questions or comments please contact:
Aaron Lavergne, SGA President
Student Org. Annex, Suite 111
 or
Julie Eddards, Director of New Student and Leadership Programs
SGA Advisor
Carl Parker 109
jeddards@lamar.edu or 409.880.7775

 

 

 

 


This form closed on March 4, 2017 12:00 AM