Student Government Elections

The 2022 Student Government Election will take place online from 8:00 AM on Monday, April 11, through 6:00 PM on Tueday, April 12. 

SPRING 2022 ELECTION RESULTS - VIEW HERE!

According to the Student Government Constitution, elections will take place annually and include the second (2nd) Tuesday in April. Students will be able to run for open seats and will be able to vote for candidates who will represent them. The election will be online from 8am-6pm, and can be accessed at mnsu.edu/voting. First year students ARE eligible to hold office and are encouraged to step up into these important leadership roles, as are any other students who feel that they can bring a good voice to the table.

Students may apply to be a candidate in the 2022 Student Government election starting March 17, 2022.  Applications to run for President and Vice-President are due by Monday, March 28, 2022. Applications to run for Senate or Board Positions are due by Monday, April 4, 2022.

Campaigning may begin starting Friday, March 25.

Rules readings for the 2022 Student Government election will be hosted at the following dates/times:

  • Tuesday, March 22, 2:00 p.m., CSU 280, with Patrick Flynn
  • Monday, March 28, 11:00 a.m., CSU 280, with Nimo Quadri
  • Additional readings may be scheduled by contacting the 2022 Elections Commissioner, Patrick Flynn (patrick.flynn@mnsu.edu)

The 2022 Elections are held to for the purpose of electing the President, the Vice-President, the Senators, and representatives for Student Boards.

The Senate seats are listed below:

  • 5 seats for students residing in Residential Life-managed properties
  • 8 seats for students residing Off-Campus
  • 4 seats for students with declared majors in the College of Allied Health & Nursing
  • 3 seats for a student with a declared major in the College of Arts & Humanities/College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (colleges will be merged starting Fall 2022)
  • 2 seats for a student with a declared major in the College of Business
  • 1 seat for a student with a declared major in the College of Education
  • 2 seats for students with declared majors in the College of Graduate Studies
  • 3 seats for a student with a declared major in the College of Science, Engineering, & Technology
  • 2 seats for an "At-Large" Senator. This seat is open to any student, with any major, living on or off campus.

The following Student Board positions are available:

  • 4 members of the Newspaper Board
  • 2 members of the Centennial Student Union Board
  • 2 members of the Student Health Services Fee Advisory Commission
  • 2 members of the Athletics Fee Advisory Commission

2022 Election Rules

2022 Election Timeline and Key Dates

Election Questions Form

Apply to run in the 2022 election

Spring 2022 Election Candidate Guide

Spring 2022 Election Voting Booth
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