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New York University/College of Arts and Science (CAS)
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Elections Fall Month: September
Elections Spring Month: April
Number of Election Days: 2
Number of Polling Places: One (1)
Who Runs Elections: Elections Board

Description of SG Elections:
VIII. Elections

 A.    General

 

1.      The person occupying the post of the Vice-President is the Election Director for the Spring and Fall General Elections.  The remaining four members of the Election Committee are chosen in accordance with IV B, 2.

 

2.      All College of Arts and Science students may vote.  All Student Council members shall be elected by the entire student body of the college, except for Class Presidents, who are to be elected by their respective classes.

 

3.      The newly elected Student Council shall take office after the final meeting of the spring semester.

 

 

4.      The Student Council, Student Council Election Committee, and Student Council Election Director have exclusive control of the Student Council elections.

 

B.     Spring General Elections

 

1.      If the Student Council fails to hold an election in the spring, all non-graduating members of the Student Council shall then make up the total membership of the Student Council.  A quorum of these members shall be necessary to call a meeting to order.  The remaining Student Council shall conduct an election within the first four weeks of the fall term.

 

2.      The Election Director, in consultation with the Election Committee, shall present an Election Plan with accompanying rules for the Spring General Elections.  This plan should follow the precedent of the previous year, unless the Election Committee finds sufficient reason to alter them.

 

3.      The Spring General Election plan must be ratified by a majority vote of the Student Council.

 

4.      The Spring General Elections should take place on two consecutive days in the second half of the Spring Term.

 

5.      The Election Committee shall make a final report containing all results to the Student Council.  At the completion of this report, the Election Committee is dissolved.

 

C.     Fall General Elections

 

1.      The Election Director, in consultation with the Election Committee, shall present an Election Plan with accompanying rules for the Fall Elections.  This plan should follow the precedent of the Spring General Elections, unless the Election Committee finds sufficient reason to alter them.

 

2.      The Fall Election plan must be ratified by a majority vote of the Student Council.

 

3.      The Fall Elections shall take place within six weeks of the start of the fall term.

 

4.      The Election Director shall make a final report to the Student Council containing the results of the Fall General Elections.


Online Voting Offered: No

Candidate System: Individual


Term Length: One Year
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