Elections allow every student to play a role in choosing the leadership of the Student Government Association. The Student Body President and Vice-President are elected during the spring semester. Election rules and procedures are determined through the cooperation of the Executive and Representative Branches. The Election Commissioner is tasked with ensuring a fair and impartial election for all candidates.
House of Representatives Elections
The House of Representatives will be elected before the third week of the academic calendar. Each hall is apportioned one Hall Representative, and the number of Commuter Representatives will not exceed 1/4 of the number of residence halls on Liberty’s campus.
Representative Application 2023 To Be Released Soon
Representative Elections Rules and Procedures 2023 (PDF) Subject to Change
Student Body Presidential Elections
Student Body Elections are held near the end of each spring semester. Specific election information, including candidate profiles, will be provided on this page and SGA’s social media as available.
Student Body Presidential Election Dates
- Application Opens: TBD
- Candidate Interest Meeting: TBD
- Application Deadline: TBD
- Candidate Orientation: TBD
- Debate: TBD
- Election Day: TBD
- Announcement of Results: TBD
- Inauguration: TBD
Election Rules and Procedures
Election rules and procedures are the constitutional responsibility of the Representative Branch, assisted by the Election Committee. The election rules and procedures document are not currently available for the 2024 Student Body Presidential Election but will be available soon. The election rules will be final as of the end of the Candidate Orientation.
The Election Committee consists of the Chief Justice, Student Body President, Student Body Vice-President, Speaker of the House of Delegates, and the President of the Senate. The Committee serves as an advisory board to the Election Commissioner in running the Student Body Presidential Election and has authority over the Rules and Procedures of the Representative Elections.
The Election Board consists of the Election Commissioner and four undergraduate students who do not currently have another position within SGA. The Election Board is tasked with implementing and enforcing the Election Rules. Members of the Election Board are nominated by the Election Commissioner and confirmed by the Election Committee.