2021 ASUM Elections Timeline

ATTENTION: THERE HAS BEEN A CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP FOR THE ELECTIONS COMMITTEE. THE NEW ELECTIONS CHAIR IS SEN. JONATHAN KARLEN. PLEASE CONTACT HIM WITH ALL RELEVANT ELECTIONS INFORMATION SUCH AS GREIVANCES, EXPENSE REPORTS, ETC. 

jonathan.karlen@umconnect.umt.edu

Grievances

If you have a grievance with ASUM elections that you would like to report, please be sure to fill out the ASUM Election Grievance Form.

Monday, March 1: Forms Available

Thursday, March 11 - Friday, March 12: ASUM Elections Information Sessions

Sunday, March 21st: Forms/Petitions due (Tentative‚Äč Window Lottery):

  • Deadline: Candidate Registration Forms for Executives, Executive Candidate Petitions, Referendum Information, and Kaimin Questionnaires must be turned in by Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 11:59PM. Completed forms/petitions can be turned in to the ASUM Office or emailed to cierra.anderson@umconnect.umt.edu.
  • Due to COVID-19 concerns, the UC Window Lottery is only TENTATIVELY scheluded. 

Monday, March 22nd: Campaigning begins

Campaigning Begins at 12:00AM on March 22nd. 

CAMPAIGNING TAKING PLACE BEFORE THIS MAY RESULT IN SANTICTIVE ACTIONS.

Tuesday, March 30th: Expense reports due

Deadline: All campaign expense reports and receipts must be turned in to the ASUM Office or emailed to cierra.anderson@umconnect.umt.edu by 5:00PM.

Wednesday, March 31st: Primary Elections (If necessary)

  • Polls Open: Wednesday, April 15th 2020 at 12:01AM on the UMontana App
  • Polls Close: Thursday, April 16th 2020 at 8:00PM on the UMontana App

Thursday, April 1st: Finalization of Ballots Deadline

  • Ballot referendum language finalized
  • Testing the election application

Wednesday, April 7th: Senator debate

Thursday, April 8th: Exec debate

Wednesday - Thursday, April 14th - 15th: General Elections

  • Polls Open: Wednesday, April 14th at 12:01AM on the UMontana App
  • Polls Close: Thursday, April 15th at 8:00PM on the UMontana App

Monday, April 19th: all receipts and write-in candidate expense reports due

Deadline: All campaign receipts and write-in candidate expense reports must be turned in to the ASUM Office or emailed to jonathan.karlen@umconnect.umt.edu by 5:00PM.