Your 2023-24 USG Candidates

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

Yoav Gillath (P)

Monica Rodriguez (VP)

Miko Mariscal (P)

Andrew Taw (VP)

Divya Jakatdar (P)

Michelle Lu (VP)

Devin Ayala (P)

Navya Singh (VP)

Aidan Feighery (P)

Ashley Ka (VP)

SENATORIAL CANDIDATES

Andrea Velazquez

AnnaOlivia Schwedt

Julianna Melendez

Rudra Saigal

McKayla Dorantes

Bella Padilla

Sara Stienecker

Halle Schaffer

Emilia Bletsas

Elsa Knoke

Coleman Cochran

Matthew Speier

Bryan Fernandez

Jake Velasquez

Brandon Tavakoli

Jake Zober

Write-In Candidacy Application

The Intent to Run Application has now closed. If you would like to declare Write-In candidacy please fill out both parts of the application.

RSO’s wishing to endorse a candidate(s) may fill out the form below.

RSO Endorsement Form

Candidate Complaint Form

For complaints related to a party, please fill out the form below if you wish to have reviewed by the Elections Commission.

Election Schedule

Listed below is the tentative timeline of the application and campaign process.

Intent to Run Application OPEN – Friday, November 18

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INTENT TO RUN APPLICATION

Thinking of running for USG office? Declare your intended candidacy by completing the Intent to Run application. We can’t wait to see who’s ready to make change!

Intent to Run Application CLOSE – Monday, December 19

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INTENT TO RUN APPLICATION

Thinking of running for USG office? Declare your intended candidacy by completing the Intent to Run application. We can’t wait to see who’s ready to make change!

Deadline to Switch Position – Wednesday, December 21

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SUBMIT MATERIALS FOR SWITCHED POSITION

Applicants intending to switch the position from the one they filled out their Intent to Run application must submit all application materials for the new intended position.

Point of NO RETURN – Tuesday, January 17

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POINT OF NO RETURN

Candidate statement, platform and questions all finalized for print. Professional headshots (required by all candidates) are also due.

Campaign Period I Begins – Monday, January 23

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CAMPAIGN PERIOD I BEGINS

Campaign Announcements – Monday, January 23

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CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCEMENTS

Approved candidate/ticket platforms, candidate statements, and questionnaires made public to all students. 

Prepation Period Complaints DUE – Monday, January 23

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PREPARATION PERIOD COMPLAINTS DUE

Last day to submit complaints for events ocuring between December 17, 2022 and January 23, 2023 at 11:59pm.

Campaign Period II Begins – Tuesday, Feburary 7

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CAMPAIGN PERIOD II BEGINS

Write-In Candidates Application DUE – Friday, February 10

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WRITE-IN CANDIDATE APPLICATION DUE

Last day for Write-In candidates to submit the Intent to Run Application in full.

Withdrawal Deadline – Friday, February 17

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WITHDRAWAL DEADLINE

If a candidate should choose to withdraw from the elections, this is the final opportunity to do so.

RSO Endorsements DUE – Friday, February 17

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RSO ENDORSEMENTS DUE

Last day for RSO Endorsements to be submitted.

Senatorial Forums – February (TBD)

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Get to know your candidates and the platforms they’re running on. Have a question about an important policy you’d like to see on campus? Here’s your opportunity to ask them.

Voting Period – Tuesday, February 21 to Sunday, February 26

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VOTING OPEN

Time to cast your vote for YOUR new USG President, Vice President, and senators. Your vote, your voice.

Campaign Period ENDS – Sunday, February 26

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CAMPAIGN PERIOD ENDS

Campaign Finance Plan DUE – Sunday, February 26

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CAMPAIGN FINANCE PLAN DUE

Campaign Material Removal – Monday, February 27

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All physical campaigning material must be removed.

Complaints Deadline – Tuesday, February 28

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Last day for complaints to be accepted.

Results Announcement – Wednesday, March 1

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RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT

Find out the results of the election and who will be representing the student body in the coming year.

Election Results Certified – Wednesday, March 8

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ELECTION RESULTS CERTIFIED

Election results will be certified by the Director of Campus Activities.

Contact USG Elections

Questions, comments, or concerns? Please let us know!

FIND US

3607 Trousdale Parkway
SKS 404
Los Angeles, CA 90089

MESSAGE US

usger@usc.edu