Election Information and Materials


  • For Fall of 2017 Board of Elections meet Thursdays @ 5:00 PM, Talley 4251D
  • Meetings are open to the public.
  • Check out what the Board of Elections has been doing, read our meeting minutes.

Resources for the Candidates

The Elections Handbook contains the official election rules and regulations. ALL candidates running for a position should have an understanding of the information in this Handbook.

Regulations External to Elections Students are responsible for knowing and following all University policies, even if they are not mentioned in this summary file.

Position Summaries & Required Qualifications

All Candidates Meeting Slideshow

Publicity Icons These are the ONLY University or Student Government logos that candidates are permitted to use. Use of any other University or SG logos WILL RESULT IN A VIOLATION.


Intent Forms (Submit individually to file for candidacy;  If filing for SBP/SBVP joint ticket, indicate which office you are specifically filing for, and who your running mate is. Even if you are running on a joint ticket, EACH PERSON MUST SUBMIT AN INTENT TO RUN FORM. Filing will not be considered complete until BOTH parties have turned in an intent to run form and received email confirmation from the Board of Elections that it has been processed.) **If you accessed this before January 4th, 2017, please be mindful of the updated dates for the spring 2017 election cycle.**

Representative Authorization Form (Submit only if a candidate must send a representative to the All Candidates Meeting)

Expense Report Form (Must be submitted according to the Elections Handbook rules. In person submissions should be turned into Talley 4230.)


Please direct all questions to the Board of Elections at elections-commission@ncsu.edu

Fall 2017 Election Dates

Monday, August 21, 2017 at 8 AM:  Filing for Candidacy Opens
Monday, August 28, 2017 at 5 PM:  Filing for Candidacy Closes
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 5 PM (Talley 4140):  All Candidates Meeting*
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 6:30 PM (Talley 4101):  All Candidates Meeting*
Monday, September 4, 2017: Campaigning Begins
*All candidates must attend one of the two meetings. If a candidate cannot attend, he/she must send a representative (with a signed Representative Authorization Form) in his/her place.
**Candidates must notify the Board of Elections of all corrections to the draft ballot by this time. Under no circumstances will changes be made after this time.
***If necessary


Violation Submission

Please be mindful of Violation Hearing decorum.

In the event you have witnessed a candidate breaking a rule in the Handbook or in University Policies, please submit the information to elections-commission@ncsu.edu in the following format:

Subject Line: VIOLATION-Date

Your Student Name

Your Student ID Number

To the Board of Elections, I would like to report the following violation(s) against John Doe (name). On THURSDAY, September 3rd, 2015 (date) there was chalk on a vertical surface of a wall with the candidate’s name (violation).

Here is a picture of the chalking (evidence of violation).***

The rule it violates is: (Section Number), which says the following:


Your Name
Your Email

Your Telephone Number

***Photo evidence is not required to submit a violation but is encouraged when possible.