Fall General Election

2021 FALL GENERAL ELECTION Procedures

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

There are up to 20 Student Senator positions available. As stated under Article VI, Section 3 of the Constitution, Senators shall be apportioned among the academic disciplines according to the percentage of FYE enrollment. These academic disciplines include Career and Technical Education, Sciences and Health Professions & Liberal Arts, and General Education. The ratio being used is 1 senator per 200 students.

Benefits of being a Student Senator include, but are not limited to:

  • Senator positions are paid $175 per semester
  • Travel opportunities for LEAD MN and student government conferences
  • Leadership training and development
  • Learning about local, state, and national politics
  • Networking with students, staff, faculty, and administrators
  • Gaining applicable life skills to help you succeed in, and beyond, college
  • Making noticeable change and impact at RCTC
  • Creating a network of friends

AVAILABLE EXECUTIVE OFFICER POSITIONS

Student Vice President, Student Treasurer and Secretary

All Executive Officer position descriptions can be found in the Student Government Constitution. Benefits of being an Officer include, but are not limited to:

  • All Executive Officer positions are paid 
    • President & Vice President: $1900 per semester
    • Treasurer and Secretary: $1200 per semester
  • Travel opportunities for LEAD MN and student government conferences
  • Leadership training and development
  • Learning about local, state, and national politics
  • Networking with students, staff, faculty, and administrators
  • Gaining applicable life skills to help you succeed in, and beyond, college
  • Making noticeable change and impact at RCTC
  • Creating a network of friends

If you are interested in running for a position, please complete this Intent to Run Form by midnight on Thursday, September 2nd. 

CANDIDATES

Candidates may campaign on campus and will be regulated by the Elections Handbook.

ELECTION VOTING INFORMATION

Any currently enrolled RCTC student will have the ability to vote in the General Election. This is a chance to elect the right student leaders to represent you, the students! Voting will take place through a secure D2L online platform. Follow these simple instructions to vote September 7, 2021:

  1. Access rctc.learn.minnstate.edu and log into D2L with your StarID
  2. Select “View All Courses”
  3. Find and enter the course that aligns with your first declared major:
    • Student Government Fall Election 2021-Liberal Arts and General Education
    • Student Government Fall Election 2021- Sciences and Health Profession
    • Student Government Fall Election 2021- Career and Technical Education
  4. Select Content and Materials to read the candidate biographies
  5. Select Assessments and Vote to vote in the election

Students who apply for a Student Senate seat will be listed under their correct major in the order that they apply.

Career and Technical Education Candidates

 

Sciences and Health Professions Candidates

 

Liberal Arts and General Education Candidates

 

If you are interested in Student Government, please contact the Student President Joseph Laudon at SG@my.rctc.edu or you can fill out the form online. Please review the Elections Handbook.