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Elections Planning and Advisory Committee

2014 General Election

ROLE of the ELECTIONS PLANNING AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE (EPAC)

The Elections Planning and Advisory Committee is a student-run committee formed at the start of each Winter Term to oversee the campus-wide general election process for Spring Term. The EPAC believes and supports the philosophy that an open, fair, and well-organized election process plays an essential part in strengthening our community and student governance at Dartmouth College. The EPAC strives to administer each election with the Principle of Community and this philosophy in mind. Each year the EPAC is responsible for ensuring a fair election by justly enforcing the provisions set forth in the General Election Guidelines, setting a specific timeline for all official election events, publicizing the election and the process for becoming a candidate to all Dartmouth students, informing candidates of the election rules and guidelines during mandatory information sessions, ruling on all campaign-related matters (including alleged campaign violations and clarifications to the General Election Guidelines), and verifying/publicizing the results of the campus-wide election.

Please click here to access the 2014 General Election Guidelines.

 

The specific positions that the EPAC conducts elections for are:

  • Student Body President and Student Body Vice-President
  • Class President and Class Vice-President for all Class Councils
  • Student Assembly Class Representatives (10 per class)
  • Committee On Standards (COS) and Organizational Adjudication Committee (OAC) Representatives (8 total)
 

MEMBERSHIP of the 2014 EPAC

Chair: Ryan Tibble '14 

Voting Members:

  • Jennifer Gargano '14
  • Chisom Obi-Okoye '14
  • Jessica Womack '14
  • Michael Zhu '14

Advisor: Eric Ramsey, Director of the Collis Center

 

2014 ELECTION SCHEDULE

The following schedule is subject to change before the beginning of the campaign period.
 
3/4 – First Informational Meeting at 6:00PM, Paganucci Lounge
3/25 – Second Informational Meeting at 6:00PM, Collis 101
3/31 - Third Informational Meeting at 6:00PM, Paganucci Lounge
4/2 – Fourth Informational Meeting at 6:00PM, Paganucci Lounge
4/4 - Petitions due at 4 PM to Collis 303
4/8 - Campaigning begins at 12 AM
TBD - EPAC Meet and Greet with the Candidates
TBDThe Dartmouth Debate
TBD – ICC Debate
TBD – Greek Life Debate
4/14 - Election Day
4/16 – Expenditure form due (Please click here for expenditure form)
 

Last Updated: 11/10/14