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Student Government Association Elections

Judicial Branch

All elections held by the Student Government Association are overseen by the Election Commission appointed by the Student Government Association President and approved by the Student Senate. All inquiries and complaints regarding the elections should be directed to the Election Commission and not the Student Government Associaiton office or officers.

Mike Gunn, serves as the Election Commissioner and should be your first point of contact regarding inquiries on elections rules and to file complaints. He can be reached at electioncommission.sga@ttu.edu

Chairmen of Commission is John Milligan

Election Website

www.ttu.edu/vote

Important Documents for All Elections

Spring General Elections

Dates:

Filing Fees:

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. President:  The President shall have at least a senior standing to his/her credit according to University Policy by the end of the semester in which the election is held.  He shall be required to be enrolled in at least six (6) semester hours of residence credit courses during their term of office.  He must have a grade point of at least 2.25 for both the whole of his college work and for the semester preceding his election.
  2. Vice Presidents:  The Vice President for Internal Affairs and the Vice President for External Affairs shall have at least a junior standing to his/her credit according to University Policy by the end of the semester in which the election is held.  In addition, the Vice President for Internal Affairs shall have served as a student senator prior to the election.  They shall be required to be enrolled in at least six (6) semester hours of residence credit courses during their term of office.  They must have a grade point of at least 2.25 for both the whole of his college work and for the semester preceding his election.
  3. Vice President for Graduate & Professional Affairs:  The Vice President for Graduate Affairs shall have a graduate standing according to university policy at the time of filing to run for election.  He shall be required to be enrolled in at least three (3) semester hours of graduate coursework during his term.  He must have a grade point of at least 3.00 at the time of filing to run for election and must maintain a grade point of 3.00 during his term.
  1. Student Senators must have completed twelve (12) residence hours and must maintain a GPA that is considered to be in good standing with University policy throughout his entire term in office.  All undergraduate Senators must be enrolled in at least twelve (12) resident hours while in office. 
  2. Senators-At-Large and Graduate Senators must maintain a grade point average that is considered to be in good standing with the University Policy and must be enrolled in at least six (6) resident hours while in office.
  3. Special situations involving candidates for Graduate Senator:
    1) Undergraduate students who will be graduating at the end of the Spring semester or the end of a Summer session and will be attending Graduate school at Texas Tech during the following year are eligible to run for Graduate Senator.
    2) Current members of a 150 hour program who will complete all undergraduate requirements at the end of the Spring semester or the end of a summer session and will be attending Graduate School at Texas Tech during the following year are eligible to run for Graduate Senator.
    3)  If such a student is elected, he cannot be sworn into office until he is officially enrolled in the Graduate School.

Freshman Council Elections

Dates:

Filing Fees: $5

Eligibility Requirements: