So… you’re considering running in a USC election – that’s very exciting! Whether it be a councillor, faculty president, or USC position, it’s always helpful to have a little background information about this complex organization.
Read our 2022 Elections Toolkit PDF to get started, then read more helpful tips below.
What sets you apart from the other candidates? Why should students vote for you? With the help of volunteers, develop a unique platform that builds upon core student values and addresses issues of importance…
There is no perfect template to structure a campaign team and each will be unique from the other. This brief will outline some suggestions to think about when beginning this process and tips that will be helpful to you in the process…
Debates are a great way to highlight why you are running and ultimately should answer why students should elect you to a position in leadership. We asked successful candidates for their top tips…
The USC offers candidates’ financial support to fund campaign efforts. This Guide will outline your financial obligations and the resources avaiable to you….
Getting out the vote (GOTV) on election day is one of the most important aspects of your campaign. Elections are decided by the number of votes cast. Learn how to mobilize your supporters….
January 20 @ 11:59pm EST:
Nomination closes for Faculty Representatives, Faculty Presidents, and USC Presidential candidates.
Larry J. Sabato
You must meet several requirements in order to avoid sanctions or disqualification during the campaign period.
All candidates are required to use the expense tracker to track campaign expenses and be eligible for reimbursements. Original receipts must be submitted for each expense. Please ensure to submit the tracking sheets and original receipts by March 11th @ 4pm.
Candidates are responsible for reviewing the following documents to gain a comprehensive understanding of the do’s and don’ts of the elections process as well as everything in between.
(Each bullet point is a link to the relevant PDF.)
Full information about Senate and Board of Governors elections (including the election procedures, schedule, and nomination forms) can be found at:
Board of Governors:
Contact email@example.com with any questions.