2021-2022 SBA Executive Board Elections

Elections Information

In compliance with the UF Law SBA Constitution, an election to determine SBA Representatives for the 2021-2022 school year will commence during the period of Monday, 08-February-2021 to Tuesday, 23-February-2021.

An Election Commission has been established consisting of current elected SBA officers who are not seeking office for the positions in contest during this election:
Election Chairperson: Jessie R. Schuster
Election Integrity Officer: Preston Jones
Election Assistant: David Allen

Positions Available and Intent to Run

An election for the 2021-2022 SBA Executive Board shall occur on Tuesday, 23-February-2021.

Open Positions are listed below:

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Treasurer
  • Parliamentarian
  • Secretary

For information on the above open positions and their respective duties, please refer to the SBA Constitution or contact your currently elected SBA officers.

Any student intending to run for one of the above Representative positions must submit electronically to uflawsba@gmail.com: (1) This signed form (digital signatures are acceptable); (2) A short statement no more than 500 words detailing their platform; (3) A campaign photo. Statement and photos submitted will be published to the student body through the SBA website.

The deadline to submit this form is Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

Download the form here.



Election Timeline

Event Date(s)
Opening of Candidacy Submissions Mon, 08-February-2021
Closing of Candidacy Submissions Fri, 12-February-2021 at 5:00 PM
Campaigning Period Fri, 12-February-2021         -to-
Tues, 23-February-2021
Election Day Tues, 23-February-2021
08:30 AM to 06:00 PM
Candidates-Elect Assume Office Mon, 5-April-2021 at 7:00 PM

The Election Commission may adjust this schedule if deemed necessary. If this schedule changes, the Election Commission will report the change through public channels.

Campaign Rules

The following rules apply to this election:

  • No Candidate or Student may publicly campaign for office, on or through any platform, online or in person, prior to Friday, February 12, 2021.
  • No Candidate shall give, offer, or promise to any student or student organization any specific benefit in order to influence the votes of that student or members of that organization;
  • No candidate or representative shall misrepresent any material fact in campaign materials or in campaigning of any form;
  • No campaigning of any sort (includes placement of materials or use of whiteboards) is permitted within classrooms or the Legal Information Center. This extends to Zoom classrooms as well.

Any reports of a candidate or candidates violating the Honor Code, campaigning rules, the UF Student Code of Conduct or standards of professionalism will be reviewed by the Election Commission, which will render its opinion in writing to the SBA Judicial Council for further action.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Election Chairperson Jessie R. Schuster at jessie.schuster@ufl.edu.