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Election Guidelines and Application

The Student Senate Election Guidelines and Application is designed to facilitate fair and consistent Student Senate elections each year. The guidelines are not exhaustive; instead they provide the general framework for the annual Student Senate elections process.

There are two formats for submitting your Student Senate Election Application. In both cases, be sure to carefully read the Student Senate Election Guidelines.

  1. Fill out and submit the Student Senate Election Application:
    1. Print and complete a written Application.
    2. If you prefer, you may submit an online Application.
  2. Print and submit one of the following:
    1. Student Senate Support Sheet
    2. Student Senate President/VP Support Sheet

Completed Applications and Support Sheets for President and Vice President are due in the Student Life Office, Union 2nd floor, by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2nd.

Completed applications and support sheets for all other Senate positions are due in the Student Life Office, Union 2nd floor, by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9th.

Student Senate Mission Statement:
Our mission is to serve Luther students and student organizations by providing them with resources to achieve their goals, and to support the wider college community as it fulfills its mission.

Membership: The Senate shall be comprised of the following student members who are responsible for carrying out their duties as defined in the bylaws:

-President. Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer
-Senior Class Representatives (3)
-Junior Class Representatives (3)
-Sophomore Class Representatives (3)
-Freshman Class Representatives (3)
-Diversity Representatives (6)
-Student Liaison to the Decorah City Council
-Student Activities Council President*
-Luther Congregation President*
-Inter-Greek Council*
-Wellness Representative*
-Sustainability Representative*
-Student Support Representative*
-Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Representative*

*appointed positions