Student Assembly Election - Spring 2020 (reactivation) and Fall 2020 (new seats)

October 06, 2020

*RESULTS - UNRANKED/UNCONTESTED RACES*

Meet the Candidates

Information about the Fall 2020 Student Assembly election:

Timeline: Fall 2020 Student Assembly Elections Calendar

  • Candidate Information Sessions
    • Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 @ 9:00am (EST)
    • Thursday, September 10th, 2020 @ 9:00pm (EST)
  • Deadline for Election Registration
    • Thursday, September 17th, 2020 @ 12:00pm (noon) (EST) on-line registration form submission and completed petitions submitted electronically.
  • Mandatory Campaigning Meeting
    • Thursday, September 17th, 2020 @ 6:30pm (EST) 
  • Campaigning Begins
    • Thursday, September 17th, 2020 at 11:59pm (EST)
    • Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 @ 8:00pm (EST)
    • Thursday, September 24th, 2020 @ 7:30pm (EST)
    Voting Begins
    • Tuesday, September 29th @ 12:00pm EST
  • Voting Ends
    • Thursday, October 1st, 2020 @ 2:00 pm EST
  • Challenge Forms and Expense Reports Due
    • Thursday, October 1st @ 4:00 pm via electronic submission to the Office of the Assembllies at assembly@cornell.edu
  • Challenge Hearings
    • the evening of Thursday, October 1st, 2020
  • Earliest Results Will Be Announced
    • Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Registration Materials:

Additional Forms:

Election Rules:


Become a Candidate

Available Seats (Fall 2020):

  • Students with Disabilities Representative At-Large
    • One Position 
    • Requires 75 Petition Signatures
  • Freshman Representative
    • Four Positions
    • Requires 75 Petition Signatures
  • Transfer Representative
    • One Position
    • Requires 25 Petition Signatures
  • Minority Students Liaison At-Large
    • One Position (vacant position not petitioned for in the Spring 2020 election)
    • Requires 75 Petition Signatures
  • Undergraduate Representative to the University Assembly
    • One Position (vacant position not petitioned for in the Spring 2020 election)
    • Requires 150 Petition Signatures

Application Process:

You must do these 6 things prior to becoming a candidate:

  1. Review the details for the open position. 
  2. Review the Election Rules to ensure your eligibility.
  3. Complete the online registration form.
    1. Include a 1250 character Candidate Statement
    2. Attach a photo (or have one taken of you)
  4. Review petition requirements for each position listed above and gather petition signatures (petition form instructions)
  5. Attend the mandatory campaign meeting on Thursday, September 17th at 6:30pm
  6. ‚Äč Apply for at least one Student Assembly Committee through the online committee form
Additionally, while optional yet strongly encouraged, candidates may submit a short 60-90 second video detailing their platform and provide information about themselves. If you wish to submit a video, please review the details and instructions. If you have any questions or concerns, email the Student Assembly Elections Committee at sa-elections@cornell.edu.