To all 1L, LLM, and JSP Students

The Boalt Hall Student Association (BHSA) is seeking two 1L students, 1 LLM student, and 1 JSP student to serve as representatives for their class, . For those of you who are interested, the key dates are below. If you are interested in running for a position but cannot attend the information session, please still send your candidate statement to the BHSA Secretary, Austin Whitney ( by 8:00 PM on Friday, September 6. Please contact Austin with any questions you may have about the office of representative or about the elections process.

Candidate Info Session

Date: Thursday, September 5

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Location: Room 240


Candidate Statement Deadline

Date: Friday, September 6

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Via e-mail to


Candidate Forum

Date: Monday, September 9

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Location: Room 141

This will be recorded


Election Voting

Date: Wednesday, September 11

Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Location: Laub Lobby (across from Booth Auditorium)


Election Voting

Date: Thursday, September 12

Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Location: Laub Lobby (across from Booth Auditorium)


A reminder that those interested in running for a position on BHSA need to submit their candidate statement (an 8.5″ x 11″ document containing at least your name) via e-mail to by 8:00 PM on Friday, September 6. Statements will be sent out to the electorate on Monday September 9th and candidates should attend the forum that afternoon to answer questions from their fellow classmates. If you do not send a candidate statement, your name will not be pre-printed on the ballot and you would need to run as a write-in candidate.


Candidates are expected to observe the following rules regarding campaigning:


“No candidate shall take any of the following actions, or direct any person to take the following actions before or during an election:


1) Make a public announcement or distribute campaign flyers or other materials during class or in quiet study areas

2) Campaign within 25 feet of the voting place during voting hours. This provision shall not apply to any clothing or materials on a person who is him or herself casting a vote, or only momentarily in the area.

3) Write on chalkboards or whiteboards within classrooms

4) Post flyers or notices on locations other than bulletin boards or within student group spaces

5) Post flyers or notices on bulletin boards or other spaces belonging to a student group without the approval or endorsement of that group


Also, candidates must make a good-faith effort to prevent and clean up littering of their election materials.”




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