Elections

   

Timeline for Fall 2014 Elections:

  • Monday, September 8, 9:00am - Monday, September 22, noon: An online Candidate Declaration Form will be available to fill out for all students interested in running for open Student Council seats.
  • Friday, September 19, noon: All petitions for referenda, initiatives and recalls must be turned in to the ASM office (Rm 4301, Student Activity Center)
  • Tuesday, September 23, 7:00pm: Candidates and sponsors of initiative, recall, or referenda must attend a mandatory information session (Location TBA)
  • October 13, 8:00am - October 15, 5:00pm: Online ASM elections
  • October 15, TBA, SEC Press Conference and announcement of preliminary election results 

Fall 2014 Election Rules

Student Election Commission Rules of Procedure

 

Forms

RSO Permission Form

Campaign Violation Complaint Form

Response to Campaign Violation Complaint Form

 

About the Elections

Every student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is eligible to vote for Student Council Representatives for their school or college as well as members of the Student Services Finance Committee (SSFC). Students interested in running for a position can contact the Chair of the Student Elections Commission, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., for information on candidacy declaration forms.

Student Election Commission

The Student Election Commission (SEC) is a subcommittee of the Student Judiciary that plans and executes the election. It is comprised of a Chair and Vice-Chair from the Student Judiciary and a number of hired commissioners who work on many different aspects of the election ranging from design & advertising to dorm outreach. The SEC welcomes any student interested in improving student voter turnout!

Contact the SEC Chair, Anthony DaBruzzi: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Fall Elections

  • Freshman elections: In the fall, only students who are registered and classified as Freshmen with the University Registrar are eligible to run for and vote for the four Freshman Student Council seats.
  • SSFC elections: There are usually two or three SSFC seats that are elected in the Fall.

 

Spring Elections

  • Student Council elections: Each Spring, students from different colleges run to be elected to the ASM Student Council. Twenty-nine of the thirty-three council representatives are elected in the Spring: 1 business, 2 CALS/Veterinary Medicine, 1 Education, 2 Engineering, 6 Graduate, 2 School of Human Ecology/Pharmacy, 12 Letters and Sciences, 1 Law, 1 Medicine, 1 Special Student.
  • SSFC elections: There are usually two to three openings on SSFC that are elected during the Spring.
  • Senior Class Officer Positions: The Senior Class President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary are listed on the Spring ballot.

 

PAST ELECTION RESULTS:

Fall 2013 Election Results

Spring 2013 Election Results

Fall 2012 Election Results

Spring 2012 Election Results

Fall 2011 Election Results

Spring 2011 Election Results

Fall 2010 Election Results

Spring 2010 Election Results

Fall 2009 Election Results

Spring 2009 Election Results

ASM Constitution Special Election: February 2009

Fall 2008 Election Results 

Spring 2008 Election Results 

Fall 2007 Election Results 

Spring 2007 Election Results

Spring 2006 Election Results