Each year the ASCSU holds a regular election to choose it’s President and Vice President as well as the Speaker of the Senate. All members of the Association—all undergraduate and graduate students at Colorado State University—can vote. Regular elections are held the second week following Spring Break in early April. Students vote using the Ranked Choice System which guarantees diverse and proportional elections results. Furthermore, students can vote on referendum propositions. Referendum propositions can be placed on the ballot by the ASCSU Senate, Graduate Assembly, or by a petition of the student body. Lastly, special elections can occur to recall officials or in other limited circumstances.
This website is available year-round as a resources to voters, candidates, parties, and proposition proponents/opponents. Please note that the website is usually updated during the winter break for the following elections cycle. During the voting period, the link to vote will appear on this page.
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Important Notification on Elections
UPDATED AS OF 3/12/2020
Elections Decree 4902
Due to the University moving online and the outbreak of the Corona virus (COVID-19), we have decided to postpone the ASCSU General Election. The ASCSU 2020 General Election is hereby suspended until August 31, 2020. Campaigning will resume on August 31, 2020. Whereupon there will be two and a half weeks of campaigning, just as in a normal election. Voting will take place on September 14, 15, and 16.
President Amundson and the current eligible Executive administration shall remain in office until one week following the conclusion of the delayed General Election on September 23rd, 2020. All officers and officials under this Temporary Administration shall be required to be enrolled for credits during the Fall 2020 Semester at Colorado State University.
An interim Speaker of the Senate will be appointed by the current Speaker of the Senate and will remain in office until one week following the conclusion of the delayed General Election in the Fall, on September 23, 2020. Other Senate Leadership for the 50th Senate will be elected during the first session following normal procedure from then on. Payroll for Senate Leadership will be addressed in Joint Order 4902. The 50th Senate shall convene for its first session on September 23, 2020.
Read full Electoral Decree here.