Spring Term Elections

Important Information

Getting Started

All candidates wishing to appear on the ballot must fill out the Intent to Run Form, read the 2023 Election Code, and attend the Candidate and Election Q&A Session on April 15th at 3:00 pm EDT. Some positions may also require a petition with specific signature requirements, as stipulated in the code. 

2023 Election Code: {Link opens PDF}-These are the election rules! Please read them and ask us any questions to ensure a fair election process. 

Intent to Run Form: {Link opens Dartmouth Groups form}- This form lets us know you wish to appear on the ballot! Intent to Run Form closes on April 13th at 4:00 pm EDT.

Candidate Petition: {Link opens PDF}- Certain positions require candidates to collect signatures to appear on the ballot! Candidates can print a copy using the Candidate Petition link or contact EPAC to receive a virtual petition to capture signatures remotely. Please check the current Election Code for signature requirements for each position. Petitions due on April 14th at 4:00 pm EDT.

Candidate Expenditure Sheet: {Link opens PDF}- This form is required for anyone spending money on their campaign! Candidate Expenditure Sheet and Receipts due date is April 24th at 1:00 pm EDT via the EPAC Email (Elections.Planning.and.Advisory.Committee@Dartmouth.edu)

Spring 2024 Election Schedule

The following schedule is subject to change before the beginning of the campaign period.

Monday, 3/25– Intent to Run Form opens, and Petitioning starts at 9:00 am EDT

Friday, 3/29- Position Specific Question & Answer session 4:00 pm EDT in Collis 101
Thursday, 4/4- Position Specific Question & Answer session 12:15 pm EDT in Collis 101

Thursday, 4/11 – Intent to Run Form closes at 11:59 pm EDT
Friday, 4/12 – Petitions due by 11:59 pm EDT
***Saturday, 4/13 – Candidate and Election Question & Answer session 4:00 pm EDT (Zoom link to come!) MANDATORY TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT***
Sunday, 4/14 – Campaigning begins at 12:01 am EDT

Sunday, 4/21 – Campaign Expenditure Sheets and Receipts due by 11:59 pm EDT to the EPAC e-mail
Monday, 4/22 – Voting opens at 5:00 pm EDT
Tuesday, 4/23 – Election Day - Voting Closes at 5:00 pm EDT