After the conduct of a successful hearing on objections interposed to initially published election guidelines, the Elections Commission of LAWSA hereby announce the following revised guidelines for the forthcoming LAWSA elections, slated for November 26, 2018:

  • The requirement that applicants submit their last semester Grade Sheet with a minimum GPA of 2.7 hereby modified. Applicants must now have a Cumulative GPA of 2.7.
  • The requirement that applicants for the Presidency must have been in 2016 is hereby annulled.
  • The requirement that applicants for the Presidency must have completed at least 64 credit hours is hereby modified. The requirement now is that such applicants must have completed the minimum of 64 credits and demonstrate that required courses are outstanding for each semester of the duration of the Presidency.

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ALL POSITIONS WILL EXPIRE AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2018 and the list of qualified candidates will be released on Monday, November 19, 2018.   Only registered students, as confirmed by the University Authorities will be eligible to vote and be voted for. Also, except otherwise amended, only those who meet these revised criteria will be eligible to contest. The Commission is still opened to receiving complaints and/or reservations regarding any of the guidelines stipulated.  All complaints will be addressed expeditiously so that the election is conducted within the period allotted.  Please read the bulletin regularly for updates of the electoral process.

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