Nomination Process

SSA Elections

Get engaged, Get on the ballot, Get elected.

Want to be a part of the University Student Senate? Have an issue or topic you care about and want to make change?  You are just a few steps away from being able to run in your next student government election.  All students can run for office and promote positive change on issues they care about while gaining valuable leadership skills and experiences.

Students interested in running for office can sign up to be on the ballot by filling out the Candidacy Declaration form.  Once you complete the form, the Clerk of Elections will reach out with more information.

Candidacy Declaration Form: https://cglink.me/2db/s44627

Want to learn more about being a Senator At-Large or the Stout Student Association?  Contact our executive team to learn more!

Contact the Stout Student Association: ssa@uwstout.edu

 

Election Process Overview

Complete the Candidacy Declaration Form

Complete our simple online Candidacy Declaration form to let us know you want to be on the ballot.  Nominations are due by October 7th.

 https://cglink.me/2db/s44627

Gather Signatures for the Ballot

Either online or via a paper form, collect the required number of student signatures to be put on the ballot.  For Senator At-Large positions, the requirement is just 10 signatures.

Promote your Candidacy to Students

As long as it aligns with the Stout Student Association's Election Rules, you can let your creativity flow on the campaign trail.  Encourage students to support your campaign and vote you into office!

Watch the Results Roll in

The voting period for the Fall 2022 Election is from Tuesday, October 11th to Thursday, October 13th.  Once election results are finalized winning candidates will be notified of their victory.  Winning candidates will be placed into office upon certification of the election results at the meeting of University Student Senate on October 18th.