SGA 2021 Special Elections

The Student Government Association (SGA) is holding special elections to fill open positions: one student trustee, seven senators, and seven Council of Clubs representatives. Consider running for a position and be an advocate for our student body. The candidate application must be completed and submitted by noon on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021.

There will be SGA candidate information sessions to provide more information about each of these open positions. Please note that students interested in running for SGA must attend a one-hour candidate training session. Please choose one meeting from the following dates and times:

  • 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, Pedroso Center (Room B 159)
  • 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, Pedroso Center (Room B 159)
  • 3:35 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, Pedroso Center (Room B 159)
  • 5:40 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26 via Zoom 
  • 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27 via Zoom
  • 3:35 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, Pedroso Center (Room B 159)
  • 5:40 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30 via Zoom 

Zoom meetings: Meeting ID: 815 866 5649; Passcode: Goldie

The SGA Special Election timeline

  • Aug. 24-31: Candidate information sessions about SGA Special Election
  • Noon, Wednesday, Sept. 1: Candidate application deadline
  • Thursday, Sept. 2: Campaigning begins
  • 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 and 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10: Special Elections held online via Collegiatelink
  • Tuesday, Sept. 14: Election results ratified at the SGA senate meeting 

Questions can be directed to Veronica Rodriguez, v-rodriguez9@neiu.edu.

SGA 2021 Elections

Online voting for the 2021-2022 SGA Special Elections will begin 8 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 4 and close Friday, Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. via Collegiatelink.

SGA 2021 Election Results 

  Count Percent

President

   
Edwin Medina 65 82.27%
I choose not to vote 14 17.72%
Write-in candidate 0 0%

Vice President

   
Mariah Mendez 66 83.54%
I choose not to answer 13 16.45%
Write-in candidate 0 0%

Secretary

   
I choose not to vote 69 87.34%
Write-in candidate 10 12.65%

Treasurer

   
Alvin Gutierrez 71 89.87%
I choose not to vote 8 10.12%
Write-in candidate 0 0%

Communication and Public Relations Director

   
I choose not to vote 74 93.67%
Write-in candidate 5 6.32%

Chief of Staff

   
Ginna Watson 66 89.87%
I choose not to vote 13 10.12%
Write-in candidate 0 0%

IBHE SAC Rep

   
I choose not to answer 69 87.34%
Write-in candidate 10 12.65%

Student Trustee

   
Gabriela Loredo 173 78.63%
I choose not to vote 47 21.36%
Write-in candidate 0 0%

Senator

   
Shyrice Howell 58 61.05%
Nicole Vangelista 35 36.84%
Write-in option 1 2 2.1
Write-in option 2 0 0%
Write-in option 3 0 0%

Council of Clubs Representative 

   
Sharday Arnold 66 94.28%
Write-in option 1 3 4.28%
Write-in option 2 1 1.42%
Write-in option 3 0 0%