Elections

Student Government Elections

The ISU Student Government elections are held annually in the Spring for Senators and Executive offices. Every student is represented by two senators — One for their residency and one for their college. Students wishing to fill senate offices must reside in their residency constituency for the following year or must be enrolled in the college they are wishing to run for.

Student Government has 15 constituencies, one for all colleges on campus (including the Graduate College and Veterinary Medicine) and one for all of the residency constituencies including Campustown, Frederiksen Court, Interfraternity, Panhellenic, Off-Campus, Residence Halls and SUV. 

Any Iowa State student who is enrolled at least part-time is eligible to run for Executive office or a Senate seat. The student body will be able to vote for the executive office and the candidates running to represent the constituency council they are in on vote.iastate.edu. Feel free to contact the Election Commissioner for any questions.

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How To Run

The Student Government elections are held annually in the Spring for students to run for either Senate seat or for Executive office. Before a student can run for office, they must attend a candidate information session and submit a Statement of Intent. 

Candidate information sessions serves as a venue for the Election Commission to go over Election Code, Senators and executive candidates roles in Student Government and answer any questions that prospective candidates may have. Dates for the information sessions will be released when it becomes available. 

For more information on getting started to run or any questions, please contact the Election Commissioner. For important election documents, please click on the link relevant to which office you are intending to run for.

More Information

Important Documents

Election dates and deadlines

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Report a violation

Election Commission’s mission is to ensure fair and proper administration of Student Government Elections are tasked with investigating potential violations of Election Code. If you have any information, please feel free to report any violations of the Election Code to the Election Commissioner and Vice Commissioner. 

Meet the Election Commissioner

Emily Rizvic

Election Commissioner

Meet the Election Vice-Commissioner

Hans Mueller

Election Vice-Commissioner

Meet the Election Commission Treasurer

Chase Krug

Treasurer

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