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Important Dates

2022-2023 ASCWU Elections Calendar & Commitments

This schedule is not finalized and subject to change. All virtual sessions will be recorded using closed captioning.Please see the two election timelines (one for the Executive Board Candidates and the second for the Senator Candidates).


Latest update: Monday, January 31, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.

Executive Board Timeline

February 7, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.

Candidate Registration Opens 

Is available at www.cwu.edu/ascwu/elections. 

The candidacy declaration form will be available until the close of filing on February 21, 2022. 

February 8, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

ASCWU Open Forum: Elections Information Session **     

Interested in running for the 2022-2023 ASCWU Board of Directors? Learn more information about elections with the current ASCWU Board. Click here to access the Zoom at the time of the event!

February 15, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. ASCWU Open Forum: Campaign Tips                           Interested in running for the 2022-2023 ASCWU Board of Directors positions? Join this open forum to receive tips and tricks on how to campaign in person and in a virtual setting. Click here to access the Zoom at the time of the event!
February 21, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Executive Board, Candidate Filing Closes 
February 22, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

Campaign Kick-Off & Information Session- Executive Board Session ** 

This meeting is required for all candidates, their campaign managers, and additional campaign staff team members. Candidates will meet the other candidates, go over information, campaign rules, and get their questions answered. Advertising and campaigning begins following this meeting. In person with virtual access. Click here to access the Zoom at the time of the event!

February 22, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Social Media Profile Filing 

Must email their account names of all of their social media accounts that are intended for their advertisement to Shayla Sanchez, shayla.sanchez@cwu.edu.  

TBD

University Center Campuses - Candidate Session 

Candidate Introduction Session, candidates will join the virtual meeting and be prepared to give a 2-minute introduction speech and platform.

March 2, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at Wellington Event Center

Residence Hall Assocation (RHA) - Candidate Session

Candidate Introduction Session, candidates will join the virtual meeting and be prepared to give a 2-minute introduction speech and platform.

March 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Inter Club Assocation (ICA) - Candidate Session

Candidate Introduction Session, candidates will join the in-person meeting and be prepared to give a 2-minute introduction speech and platform.

LINK TO ATTEND: https://cwu.zoom.us/j/89529687888?pwd=QzdiMlhsUWEvbXQ3T2lmMGNYYXFtdz09#success

March 4, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

Equity & Services Council (ESC) - Candidate Session

Candidate Introduction Session, candidates will join the virtual meeting and be prepared to give a 2-minute introduction speech and platform.

LINK TO ATTEND

Meeting ID: 865 9826 2274 

Passcode: Equity

February 28 at 5 p.m.

Virtual Via Teams

ASCWU Student Senate - Candidate Session

Candidate Introduction Session, candidates will join the meeting and be prepared to give a 2-minute introduction speech and platform.

LINK TO ATTEND

March 8, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. ASCWU Director for Equity & Multicultural Affairs (ESC Primary Elections via Presence - if necessary)
March 5, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. Primary Election - Online Voting Begins
March 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Primary Election - Online Voting Ends
March 19 - 28, 2022 CWU Spring Break
March 29, 2022 Spring Quarter Classes Begin
April 4, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in SURC Pit

ASCWU Public Debate #1

Click here to access the Zoom at the time of the event!

April 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in SURC Pit

ASCWU Public Debate #2

Click here to access the Zoom at the time of the event!

April 18, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. General Election - Online Voting Begins
April 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. General Election - Online Voting Ends
April 24, 2022 Official Results Posted (Executive Board)
May 3, 2022 (if applicable)

Hiring and Background Check

When the General Election is final, all winning candidates will go through the hiring process for your position.  Those students who have worked on campus within the past year, will not need to have a background check done.  Students who have never worked on campus, will need to work with Student Employment and Paula Moffatt to complete their background check.

 

Senator Election Timeline

April 24, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.

Candidate Registration Opens  

The candidacy declaration form will be available until the close of filing on May 7, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

May 7, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Senator, Candidate Filing Closes

May 10, 2022

Campaign Kick-Off: Senator Candidates

This meeting is required for all candidates, their campaign managers, and additional campaign staff team members. Candidates will meet the other candidates, go over information, campaign rules, and get their questions answered. Advertising and campaigning begins following this meeting. In person with virtual access. [Notify Election Commission 24 hours in advance if any member of the above cannot attend]. 

Social media profiles turned in to Shayla Sanchez (shayla.sanchez@cwu.edu) 

May 17, 2022 TBD Senator Session:  "Get to Know Your Candidates"
May 23, 2022 TBD Senator Session: Virtual Breakout Rooms
May 24, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. Senator Elections: Online Voting Begins
May 28, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Senator Elections: Online Voting Ends
May 30, 2022  Senator Election Results Posted 
June 10, 2022 (if applicable)

Hiring and Background Check 

When the Senator Election is final, all winning candidates will go through the hiring process for their position.  Those students who have worked on campus within the past year, will not need to have a background check done.  Students who have never worked on campus, will need to work with Student Employment and Paula Moffatt to complete their background check.

*Please note dates and content are subject to change. The Election Commission will keep update this page as additional scheduling is finalized. For more infromation, contact the Election Commission Chair, Will Stryker at william.stryker@cwu.edu

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