The ASUP Elections occur twice a year. The Fall Election is for Freshman Class ASUP Senators and any resolutions to change, amend, or alter the ASUP Constitution that were passed post Spring Election. The Spring Election is for the ASUP Executive Board and the Senators/Speaker of the Senate.
The ASUP Elections Committee oversees both the Spring and Fall elections. The ASUP Vice-President is also the Elections Committee Chair, unless the VP chooses to appoint someone as chair.
For the 2018-2019 elections, the Elections Chair is Victoria Beccar Varela. Victoria can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
What are the qualifications needed to run?
You must be a full-time undergraduate with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, not be on academic or disciplinary probation and meet the specific qualifications relevant to the position for which you are applying. ASUP Senate Meetings are held Monday afternoon from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM and are required for all positions in this application.
There will be a MANDATORY meeting for all candidates at 6:30 pm on MONDAY, March 5th , 2018 in St. Mary’s Lounge. The rules and regulations of campaigning will be presented and specified; therefore it is IMPERATIVE that you attend. If you are unable to attend, you will need to set up an appointment with John Akers (ASUP Vice President) and Victoria Beccar Varela (Elections Committee Chair) before the 5th of March.
The mandatory Executive Board Retreat will be April 20-22nd. Please keep this date open on your calendar if you are applying for an Executive Board position. Please check your email on a regular basis for information regarding specific dates, places, and times regarding the application and election process. Feel free to email any of your questions to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Requirements and Information for Each Position can be found at this link.
Where can I apply to run?
Apply to run for the Spring 2018 ASUP ballot here. Applications are due by DUE MARCH 2ND BY 6PM.
You can vote at pilots.up.edu . Once the ballot opens, the online voting portal will become active. For some positions, you can vote for more than one candidate. For other positions, you must choose one candidate. Read the ballot carefully!
You should vote because you can help make a difference in the school by electing the right candidates. You can help choose who represents you, your voice, and your needs. You should vote because it’s a great way to get practice for other elections that happen: such as the Presidential, State, etc.