Elections

Central Student Government is the campus-wide student government, representing all 19 degree-granting units at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  Various colleges and schools at the University have their own Student Government Elections as well.  If you are interested in running for LSA Student Government, you may find more information about LSA-SG Elections here.

The University Elections Commission is responsible for administering and certifying elections to the Central Student Government.

Click here to view the UEC Rules of Practice & Procedure (revised March 9, 2017).  The Fall 2019 UEC has adopted these same Rules of Practice & Procedure.  

WINTER 2022 ELECTION

WINTER 2022 RESULTS

The Winter 2022 CSG Election results may be found here.

WINTER 2022 ELECTION INFORMATION

 

Elections were held on March 30, 2022 and March 31, 2022 to elect students to serve on the Central Student Government Assembly and the UMPD Oversight Committee. The following seats were filled in these elections:

  • CSG President and Vice President (single ticket)

  • College of Architecture & Urban Planning, one (1) seat

  • College of Engineering, six (6) seats

  • College of Literature, Science, & the Arts, fifteen (15) seats

  • College of Pharmacy, one (1) seat

  • Law School, one (1) seat

  • Medical School, one (1) seat

  • Rackham School of Graduate Studies, seven (7) seats

  • Ross School of Business, three (3) seats

  • School of Art & Design, one (1) seat

  • School of Dentistry, one (1) seat

  • School of Education, one (1) seat

  • School of Information, one (1) seat

  • School of Kinesiology, one (1) seat

  • School of Music, Theatre, & Dance, one (1) seat

  • School of Nursing, one (1) seat

  • School of Public Health, one (1) seat

  • School of Public Policy, one (1) seat

  • School of Social Work, one (1) seat

  • UMPD Oversight Committee, one (1) seat

 

As a Representative in the CSG Assembly, you are expected to act on behalf of the students in your school/college in bringing business and voting as a member of the legislative body. You are expected to attend full Assembly meetings each Tuesday at 7:30 PM as well as one of its legislative committee meetings each week. More specific responsibilities of Assembly Representatives are outlined in the CSG Constitution.

Candidacy applications are now available! Applications can be submitted virtually or in person at the CSG Office (3011 Michigan Union). Candidacy applications are due by March 13th at 5:00 PM.

CSG is proud to support students who are Pell Grant-eligible by offering stipends for their service to the government. All individuals serving in the CSG Assembly are eligible to apply for this need-based compensation! Questions regarding compensation for work in CSG can be directed to Program Manager Jim Hoppes at jahoppes@umich.edu.

 

Help play a role in policymaking on campus, and file to run today! If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Elections Team at electiondirector@umich.edu.

CURRENT CANDIDATES

ENDORSEMENTS
  • Candidates for the Winter 2022 election may submit endorsements here

  • A list of current endorsements may be found here

CAMPAIGN FINANCE FORMS
  • Candidates for the Winter 2022 election may submit campaign finance forms here

  • A list of campaign finance forms may be found here

WINTER 2022 ELECTION TEAM
  • Election Director: Taylor Quick

  • Deputy Commissioner for Operations: Tyler Watt

  • Deputy Commissioner for Events and Finance: Caroline Theuerkauf

  • Deputy Commissioner for Outreach: Sarah Salino

  • Independent Special Prosecutor: 

 

POLLING PLACE SHIFT SIGNUP​
  • Those interested in working the Diag Polling Place on the day of the election can add their information to the spreadsheet here.

 

WINTER 2022 CANDIDATE INFORMATION SESSION

FALL 2021 ELECTION

Fall 2021 elections were held November 17-18, 2021 at vote.umich.edu. Official results may be found hereThe special election for the School of Information held on January 13 & 14 of 2022 may be found here.

 

The candidate packet is available here. The deadline for candidate applications is October 31, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

CSG Assembly seats:

  • College of Engineering, one (1) seat

  • School of Information, one (1) seat 

  • School of Kinesiology, one (1) seat 

  • College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, one (1) seat 

  • School of Music, Theatre & Dance, one (1) seat 

  • School of Nursing, one (1) seat

  • School of Pharmacy, one (1) seat 

  • Rackham School of Graduate Studies, five (5) seats 

  • Ross School of Business, three (3) seats 

  • School of Social Work, one (1) seat

 

University of Michigan Police Department Oversight Committee:

  • Campus-wide, one (1) seat

The optional candidate information meeting was held on November 1, 2021 at 8:00 PM via Zoom. The video recording of that meeting is below.

Fall 2021 Candidate Meeting:

 

Financial transparency documentation (including candidate financial disclosures) for this election is available here.

 

Endorsement documentation for the Fall 2021 elections is available here.

 

Please email electiondirector@umich.edu with any questions.

 

Election Director: Tyler R. Watt

Deputy Election Director: Taylor Quick

WINTER 2021 ELECTION

Winter 2021 elections was held March 24, 2021 and March 25, 2021 at vote.umich.edu. Official results can be found here.

The candidate packet was available here. The deadline for candidate applications was March 8, 2021.

The optional candidate information meeting was held on March 10 at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom. 

Financial transparency documentation from the Winter 2021 election is available here.

Endorsement documentation from the Winter 2021 election is available here.

Please email electiondirector@umich.edu with any questions.

Election Director: Brittani Banks

Deputy Election Director: Kayla Rothstein

Independent Special Prosecutor:

Winter 2021 Candidate Meeting:

 

Election Court

The Election Court comprises at least three and at most half of the active membership of CSJ, including the Chief Justice when applicable. Justices of CSJ are assigned to serve on the Election Court by the CSJ Chief Justice.

Fall 2021 Advisory Opinions: