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ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

The GPSA Elections Committee organizes, supervises, and announces the results of the annual GPSA election. General elections for GPSA President are held each April though an electronic ballot process. At this time, amendments to the GPSA Constitution, as accepted by Council, must also go before the graduate and professional student body for a vote.

The 2010-2011 Elections Committee Chair is Nas Manole, School of Medicine. Students interested in running for GPSA office should contact the Elections Chair regarding the elections process and the necessary credentials.

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The General Election will be held through electronic voting from Monday, April 4th-Thursday, April 7th.

2011-2012 Online Ballot

 

Approved Candidates for Spring 2011 Elections:

GPSA Presidential candidates:
Patricia Roybal Caballero
Jacob R. Candelaria
Joseph Dworak
Katie Richardson

GPSA Council Chair candidates:
Radi Abouelhassan
Sarah Coffey
Shannon Crowley
Victor Lopez
Megan O'Laughlin

 

Candidate Forums:

Presidential & Council Chair debates are being hosted by: UNM Public Interest Research Group, Black Professional Graduate Student Association, Out Queer Grads, Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color, Raza Graduate Student Assocation, & Society for Native American Graduate Students.

Presidential Debates:

  • Wednesday, March 23rd, SUB Ballroom B, 3:30 - 5:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 24th, College of Ed. Room TEC 104, 5 - 7 pm
  • Monday, March 28th, Law School Room 2401, 5 - 7 pm
  • Wednesday, March 30th, Ethnic Center Foyer, 4 - 6 pm

The Council Chair Candidate Debate will be held on Saturday, March 26 @ 9 am, during the Regular Council meeting, Domenici West Building Room 2112

How to vote:

To access the ballot you will be required to login using your UNM NetID and password. Your UNM NetID can be verified at http://netID.unm.edu. If you have forgotten your password, contact the CIRT User Accounts Office at 277-8130 to get it reset.

The ballot results are anonymous, and do not contain name or NetID information.
If you have any questions about this ballot, contact the GPSA Office at 277-3803.

 

Elections Committee Forms, Spring 2011

  • Affidavit of Candidacy [PDF]
  • Autobiography of Candidate Form [PDF]
  • Eligibility Form [PDF]   
  • Elections Receipt (for candidate's record) [PDF]
  • Candidate Withdrawal Form (deadline March 28th, 2011) [PDF]

Completed forms must be returned to:
GPSA Office, SUB # 1021
NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011 by 5:00 p.m.

Candidates will be announced electronically, March 10th by 5:00 p.m.

2010-2011 Agendas:

Elections Committee Agenda Aug. 17th, Sub Amigo 12-2 pm [PDF]

Elections Committee Agenda Sep. 7th, Sub Amigo 12-2 pm [PDF]

Elections Committee Agenda Oct. 4th, Sub Amigo 12-2 pm [PDF]

Elections Committee Agenda Nov. 9th, Sub Amigo 12-2 pm [PDF]

Elections Committee Agenda Feb. 24th, GPSA Office 8-9 am [PDF]

Elections Committee Agenda March 3rd, GPSA Office 8-9 am [PDF]

Elections Committee Agenda March 10th, GPSA Office 8-9 am [PDF]

Elections Committee Agenda March 14th, GPSA Office 10 am - 2 pm [PDF]

Upcoming Meetings & Agendas:

Elections Committee Agenda March 24th, GPSA Office 8-9 am

Elections Committee Agenda March 31st, GPSA Office 8-9 am

Elections Committee Agenda April 7th, SUB Sandia Room 5:30 pm - finish (Elections Certification)

Elections Committee Agenda April 21st, GPSA Office 8-9 am

Annual Reports:

Elections Committee Annual Report (2010-2011)

Elections Committee Annual Report (2009-2010) [PDF]

Elections Committee Annual Report (2008-2009)  [ pdf of report ]

Supporitng Documents:

GPSA Elections Code [ PDF ]

Proposed GPSA Constitution

GPSA Spring 2010 Timeline [ PDF ]

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