FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
- Where is the application packet?
You will find the candidate packet under the "Candidate Packet" section of the ASISU Elections website. You may also pick up the packet in the ASISU office.
- Do I have to be in a party to run for office?
- Do I have to fill out the party information to run for office?
Only if you are running with a party.
- Where are rules for the election?
The Election Code enumerates the rules for ASISU Elections. The Candidate Packet includes information for specific campus building restrictions.
- What is "active campaigning" and when does it begin?
The Election Code defines active campaigning:
"10.3 Active Campaigning
A. The term 'active campaigning' shall be defined as the distribution of campaign literature, the hanging of signs, holding campaign events, or similar campaign activities on campus."
For eligible candidates, active campaigning begins immediately following the Mandatory Candidates meeting on Friday, March 4, 2012.
- Where do I turn in Candidate Packet forms?
Bring your forms to the ASISU/Student Union Directors Office by 5 p.m., Tuesday, February 19, 2013. The ASISU/Student Union Directors Office is located in room 215 of the Pond Student Union.
- What is due and when?
Candidate and/or party filing application, voter signature list, candidate and/or party expenditure sheet, candidate and/or party election deposit sheet, and candidate and/or party fees are due February 19, 2013, by 5 p.m. in the ASISU/Student Union Directors Office, room 215. The online Voters Guide information, due on the same day, must be submitted electronically by 5 p.m. to the Elections Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The campaign expenditure sheet is due February 19. What if I want to add to it?
While expenditure sheets are due on February 19, you may add to your expenditure sheet throughout the campaign. You may refer to the Election Code 10.6, paragraph C.
You may also attend the information meeting on February 8 at 3:00 p.m. in the South Fork Room of the Pond Student Union..