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Elections Basics

Student Government elections are held in the Spring and Fall of each year. The Executive Branch and Senators (by College) are elected in the Spring. In the Fall, Senators are elected according to living areas (on campus, off campus and family housing). 

50 Senators representing the various residence halls and zip codes surround the University of Florida are elected in the Fall. The Student Body President, Vice President, Treasurer, and 50 Senators representing the various academic colleges are elected in the Spring. All officials elected serve for a one year term. Voting takes place for two days at various polling locations on campus. Student must have a photo ID to vote and know their UF ID number or have their Gator 1 card. If you have any questions you can contact the Supervisor of Elections or the SG Office on the 3rd level of the Reitz Union.

To qualify to run in the elections, a student must fill out the appropriate forms with the Supervisor of Elections.

For any questions about elections, please contact

Supervisor of Elections Henry Fair:


Election Codes/Rules & Regulations

Spring 2019 Important Dates

Spring 2019 Candidates

2019 Executive Debate Transcript

Polling Locations

Upcoming Election Dates

Spring 2019 ELECTIONS

Student Body President, Vice President, and Treasurer are elected. Senators are elected according to academic unit. 

January 22nd: Political Party Registration 9 AM (SG Office)


January 22nd: Informational Meeting, 6:30pm (Reitz Union, Ground Level, Senate Chamber)


January 27th: Qualifying & Slating, 3 PM - 8PM (Reitz Union, Level 3 ) 


January 28th: Qualifying & Slating, 9 AM - 8 PM (Reitz Union, Level 3 )


January 29th: Qualifying & Slating, 9 AM - 5 PM (Reitz Union, Level 3 Student Government Offices)


January 31st:  Mandatory Meeting, 8PM in Reitz Union Chamber (Reitz Union, Ground Level, Senate Chamber)

All excuse forms for Mandatory Meeting due to SG Office by Noon 


February 6th : Absentee Ballot requests must be submitted by 5 PM 

February 12th: DEBATE, Reitz Union Rion Ballroom at 6 PM


February 19th  : SG ELECTIONS, 8:30AM-8:30PM


February 20th  : SG ELECTIONS, 8:30AM-8:30PM 

All write-in candidates must notify SOE of their candidacy prior to 8:30PM.  

February 26th: SG RUN-OFF ELECTIONS, 8:30AM-8:30PM


February 27th: SG RUN-OFF ELECTIONS, 8:30AM-8:30PM 


Polling Locations

  • Beaty Commons TV-Recreation Room
  • Broward Hall, Recreation Room 
  • Health Science Center, BITS C1-121
  • Heavener Hall, Room 202
  • Levin College of Law, BGH Student Commons
  • Marston Computer Lab, Second Floor
  • Murphree Hall, Conference Room 
  • Norman Hall, Education Library 
  • Reitz Union, Lower Level, SG Print Lab
  • Southwest Rec, Social Lounge
  • Springs Area Office, Room C202


Click on the map for a larger view of polling locations around campus. Polling location buildings can also be found on the official UF map by clicking this link.

Is my address up to date?

Each Fall, Student Government coordinates with the Registrar's Office to gather local address information so you receive the correct ballot on election day. 

Update my Address

Past Results


Election Results

View the history of Student Government Elections going all the way back to 1960.

View Election Results

Campaign Expenses

For every election, the political parties provide campaign expense reports so students know how their money is being spent.

View Expense Reports

Commission Documents

View documents published by the elections commission pertinent to past and current elections

View Commission Reports