Elections

Associated Students of San Jose State University has been a student-owned and operated non-profit organization for over 100 years. We are committed to providing services and activities that enhance the opportunity to meet, recreate and maximize student life. Opportunities to get involved and obtain leadership skills are among our highest priorities.

The Associated Students (A.S.) Board of Directors represent the student body as their governing council. They are the voice of SJSU students and advocate on their behalf on campus, statewide and national issues affecting them.

WILL YOU BE THE NEXT SPARTAN CHAMPION?

RUN FOR THE INCOMING BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2024-2025

Candidate Information Packet
Available on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.
Download at sjsu.edu/as/vote or email request at student-elections@sjsu.edu or visit the Student Government Office at the Student Union, 2nd Floor, Suite 2300. 

Applications Due: Friday, February23, 5pm (strict deadline) 
Submit at Student Government Office or e-mail student-elections@sjsu.edu.
Eligible candidates will be notified on Friday, March 1.
 
ORIENTATION AND ETHICS SESSIONS
Candidate MUST ATTEND at least one session to be eligible to run for
office. 
 
Learn about Executive Positions
Zoom: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/81539804911 
A.S. Government Conference Room Student Union, 2nd Floor Room 2300  
02/20, Tuesday, 5pm-7pm   
02/23, Friday, 11am-1pm

Learn about Director Positions
Zoom: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j
A.S. Government Conference Room Student Union, 2nd Floor Room 2300 
02/20, Tuesday, 10am-12pm   
02/21, Wednesday, 1-3pm
 
03/06, Wednesday: Candidate Bios/Photo for Voter Information Guide (VIG); submit information to student-elections@sjsu.edu
03/08, Friday: Campaign Workers Form submit to student-elections@sjsu.edu 
 
EVENT 1 - 03/11, Monday, 1-3pm: Elections Kick-Off, A.S. House Fireside Room; Campaign Period begins at 3:01pm.
CAMPAIGNING PERIOD: March 12th to April 18th
03/13, Wednesday: Voter Information Guide (VIG) available online
03/22, Friday: Accountability Forms due
 
EVENT 2 - 04/08, Monday, 1-3pm: Meet the Candidates, @SU Meeting Room TBA
04/09, Tuesday, 5pm: 60-Second Virtual Instagram Candidate Videos due
04/10, Wednesday: Candidate Endorsements due by 11:59pm (endorsements are accepted throughout campaigning and added to the website as they are received)
04/15, Monday: Candidate Endorsements available via website
 
EVENT 3 - 04/15 Monday, 5-7pm: Candidate Debates; @SU Meeting Room TBA
VOTING PERIOD: April 15th (7pm) to April 18th (12pm)
04/15, Monday, 7pm: VOTING BEGINS (immediately following the Candidate Debates)
04/16 - 04/17, Tuesday to Wednesday, 10am-4pm: Voting Booths  @Outside of Clark Hall, 7th Street (Student Wellness Center), and Housing Quad 
04/18, Thursday, 12pm: VOTING ENDS
 
EVENT 4 - 04/18, Thursday, 12pm-2pm: Elections Results Reveal @SU Meeting Room TBA

 

Students' Elections Commission

Leonardo Plazola
Leonardo Plazola
Chief Elections Officer

Office Hours: Fridays 12pm-3pm

 

Teairra Brown
Teairra Brown
SEC Ethics Officers

Office Hours: Tuesdays 10am-12pm

 

Jesse Gamez
Jesse Gamez

SEC Marketing Officer

Office Hours: Thursdays: 10am-12pm

 

Rei Rubio
Rei Rubio

SEC Events Officer

Office Hours: Wednesdays 12:30-2:30

 

 Jhony De Oliveira

Jhony De Oliveira
Election Consultant

Office Hours: Wednesdays 10am-11:50am

 

Tisha Vasisht

Tisha Vasisht
Election Consultant

Office Hours: Thursdays 10am-12pm

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Ayni Ali
Student-at-Large

Office Hours: Fridays 1-3pm

SEC Advising Team

Jenely Pulido
SEC Advisor: Janely Pulido

Leadership and Government Coordinator
janely.pulido@sjsu.edu

Advisors:

Alexis Graesser
Leadership Development Coordinator, Student Involvement
alexis.graesser@sjsu.edu

Mira Hutton 
Associate Director of Student Conduct and Ethical Development
mirabai.hutton@sjsu.edu 

Kenne Jackson
Kenne Jackson

Events Coordinator, Associated Students

Edilbert Signey
Edilbert Signey

Marketing & Communications Manager, Associated Students
edilbert.signey@sjsu.edu 

 

 

Contact Us

A.S. Student Government Office,
Diaz Compean Student Union,
2nd Floor, Suite 2300
student-elections@sjsu.edu
Telephone: (408) 924-6242

Elections Appeals Board

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A.S. Elections 2024: Important Documents

Events and Important Dates

Candidate Information Packet

Elections Regulation Manual (ERM) [pdf]

Candidate Expense Sheet

Prize Mechanics

Candidate Endorsements

Candidate Orientation and Ethics Video

Candidate Orientation and Ethics Video Quiz

Submit a Grievance

Voter Information Guide