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Student Government

Baylor University Student Government is having a new election to fill seats in the Student Senate. These elections are open to all Freshman at Baylor University. The important dates for the election are below:

Filing Period Begins: November 7th, 8am

Filing Period Ends: November 11th, 5pm

Mandatory Candidate Meeting: November 11th, 7pm Cowden Room (SUB)

Campaign Period Begins: November 14th, 8am

Expense Reports Due: November 17th, 5pm

Election Day: November 18th, polls open 8am-5pm

For questions please contact the Electoral Commissioner, Justin Plescha

The mission of the Baylor University Student Government is to represent the student body, with respect to our Christian commitment and the ideals of Baylor University, through shared governance, as we seek to enrich the quality of student life.

Student Government is responsible for representing the Baylor student body on campus. We partner with the Board of Regents, administration, faculty & staff, and alumni to ensure students are included in the decision-making process. We also work with student organizations to provide funding, through the Student Government Allocation Fund (SGAF) for on-campus events.

Student Body President Lindsey Bacque leads the organization in vision and campus-wide initiatives through relationships with students and administration. Student Body Internal Vice President Joel Polvado also serves as the President of Student Senate and coordinates between the organization and the internal affairs of Baylor University, as they pertain to Student Government. Student Body External Vice President Amye Dickerson works to build relationships between Baylor students and the Waco community while keeping students informed with current events within federal, state, and local government.