Texas A&M University Election Commission

Spring 2018 Student Body Elections

Positions to be included: 

Student Body President

Senior Yell Leaders (3)

Junior Yell Leaders (2) 

Class of 2019 Class Agents

Class of 2019 Class Gift

Class of 2019 Class President

Class of 2020 Class President

Class of 2021 Class President

Residential Housing Association President

Honors Student Council President

Honors Student Council Executive Vice President

Honors Student Council Vice President of Events and Academics

Honors Student Council Vice President of Activities

Honors Student Council Technology Chair

Honors Student Council Treasurer/Secretary

Student Senate:

-College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (5)

-College of Architecture (2)

-Lowry Mays School of Business (4)

-College of Education (4)

-The Dwight Look College of Engineering (9)

-Transition Academic Programs (2)

-Colleges of Science (3)

-College of Geosciences (2)

-College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2)

-College of Liberal Arts (6)

-Non Corps of Cadets On-Campus (6)

-Corps of Cadets On-Campus (2)

-Off-Campus (31)

Printables

Meeting Dates/Times

(See below for complete list)

Election Commission Informational

  • Thurs, Feb 1 from 5:30-6:30 pm 

  • Rudder 502

Mandatory Candidates' Meeting

  • Tues, Feb 13 from 7:00-8:00 pm

  • MSC 2300 D&E

Student Body President Debate

  • Tues, Feb 20 from 7:30-8:30 pm

  • Flag Room

Finance Report Session: 

  • Wed, Feb 21

  • Koldus 146 from 4:00-6:00 pm

Elections Timeline

Information/Filing

Tuesday, January 30th: Bulk email about filing opening

Thursday, February 1st: Election Commission Informational

  • 5:30-6:30 pm in Rudder 502

Thursday, February 8th: Filing opens at 10:00 am

  • On Marketplace

Friday, February 9th: Requests to file in person prior to 11:59 pm sent to Election Commissioner

Monday, February 12th: Filing closes at 3:00 pm

Monday, February 12th: MCM excuses/proxy registration due by 7:00 pm

Campaigning

Tuesday, February 13th: Mandatory Candidate’s Meeting at 7:00 pm @ MSC 2300 D&E

Tuesday, February 13th: Pre-campaigning begins at end of MCM (8:00 pm)

Wednesday, February 14th: Candidates certified by SGA advisor

Wednesday, February 14th: Sample ballot posted at 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thursday, February 15th: Candidate guide due by 12 pm

Friday, February 16th: Final ballot posted

Sunday, February 18th: Pre-campaigning ends at 11:59 pm

Monday, February 19th: General campaigning begins at midnight

Tuesday, February 20th: Student Body President Debate at 7:30 pm- Flag Room

Wednesday, February 21st: General campaigning ends at 11:59 pm

Voting

Thursday, February 22nd: Voting opens at 9 am

  • vote.tamu.edu

Thursday, February 22nd: Modified campaigning 8 am – 5 pm

Thursday, February 22nd: Expense reports due by 5 pm

Friday, February 23rd: Modified campaigning 8 am – 12 pm

Friday, February 23rd: Voting closes at 12 pm

Friday, February 23rd: Results no earlier than 7 pm

Post-Elections

Saturday, February 24th: Expense reports posted online by 7 pm

Sunday, February 25th: Write-in candidates’ requirements due by 7 pm

Sunday, February 25th: Results certified no earlier than 7 pm

Monday, February 26th: All candidate material removed

Monday, March 5th: All fines due in order to assume office