Welcome to the USG elections center! All election highlights, candidate information, policy changes and election results will be posted here. Class elections start October 1st, 2012.

Winter 2015 Elections Results

Hey Tigers,
Hope you’re enjoying a relaxing Thanksgiving Break!
I’m pleased to announce the winners of the USG Winter 2015 Elections (see below).
There will be a runoff election for President. Voting for the runoff will begin on MondayNovember 30, at noon and will end on WednesdayDecember 2, at noonBe sure to vote!
Congratulations to our winners, and thank you to all of the candidates for participating in this election! 
Enjoy the rest of your break!
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There will be a runoff between Aleksandra Czulak ’17 and Simon Wu ’17.
Vice President
Jeremy Burton ’18
Hunter Dong ’17
Academics Committee Chair
Shannon Osaka ’17
Campus and Community Affairs Committee Chair
Michael Cox ’17
Social Committee Chair
Rachel Park ’18
University Student Life Committee Chair
Jenny Zhang ’18
Class of 2017 Senators
Kishan Bhatt ’17
Cailin Hong ’17
Class of 2018 Senators
Paul Draper ’18
Class of 2019 Senators
Ruby Guo ’19
Andrew Ma ’19
*Vote breakdown by class year is available now on Helios.

Winter 2015 Elections Candidates

Hi Tigers!
I’m pleased to announce your 22 candidates for the upcoming USG Winter 2015 Elections!
Your Candidates
Read the profile of all candidates attached on this e-mail! Voting begins on November 23rd!
  • Aleksandra Czulak ’17
  • Grant Golub ’17 
  • Simon Wu ’17
Vice President: 
  • Jeremy Burton ’18
  • Shobhit Kumar ’18
  • Hunter Dong ’17
Academics Committee Chair:
  • Patrick Flanigan ’18
  • David Landeta ’18
  • Shannon Osaka ’17
Campus and Community Affairs Committee Chair: 
  • Michael Cox ’17
Social Committee Chair:
  • Lyon Aung ’18 
  • Rachel Park ’18
University Student Life Committee Chair:
  • Jenny Zhang ’18
Class of 2017 Senator: 
  • Kishan Bhatt ’17 
  • Cailin Hong ’17
Class of 2018 Senator: 
  • Paul Draper ’18
Class of 2019 Senator: 
  • Ruby Guo ’19
  • Wesley Johnson ’19
  • Chris Kellogg-Peeler ’19
  • Andrew Ma ’19
  • Kai Xin Tai ’19
  • Sarah Varghese ’19
Check the USG website before voting to get an update on penalty points candidates have received for campaign violations. We will update our website with this information before voting begins. 
If you have any questions or concerns about the election, please contact Chief Elections Manager Sung Won Chang ’18 (swchang@princeton.edu).
Good luck to our candidates!
~ Ella
See the candidate profiles packet HERE.
See the candidate penalty points tally spreadsheet HERE.
You can also visit www.princetonusg.com/elections for information about this election.

Winter 2015 Elections Registration

Hello, all! Today marks the beginning of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Winter 2015 Elections. The USG wants fresh voices, fresh faces and fresh ideas, so that we can keep improving the organization and better perform our core task: working for YOU, the student body. That is our number one goal, and we want you to help us achieve that! 
If you are considering running, I encourage you to reach out to me, Ella or Aleksandra for more information. The era of big change starts with you, and now is the time. Together, let us make Princeton a better place for all. 
Current Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors are eligible to run. Below are the offices up for election:
  • President
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Academics Chair
  • Campus and Community Affairs Chair
  • Social Chair
  • University Student Life Chair
  • 2017 Class Senator (2 Elected)
  • 2018 Class Senator (2 Elected)
  • 2019 Class Senator (2 Elected)

Click here for the office descriptions. 

Please carefully review the USG Elections Handbook for the full elections regulations. Failure to follow these procedures may jeopardize your candidacy. 


To register for the USG Winter 2015 Elections, you must submit the following by Sunday, November 15, at 5:00 pm. Late registrations will not be accepted. By this deadline, you must:
1. Submit your petition for USG office with all necessary signatures.   
Submit a hard copy with handwritten signatures to the mailbox on the USG Office door, Frist 204.
2. Submit the candidate registration form and candidate photo via this link. Once submitted, you may not edit or change your registration form and/or your photo.
3. Attend an open house:
  • Monday, November 9, at 8:30 pm in Frist 204 (USG Office)
  • Tuesday, November 10, at 8:30 pm in Frist 204 (USG Office)
If you can’t make an open house, please email me (swchang@princeton.edu) immediately.


Campaigning officially begins at noon on Monday, November 16. Details regarding campaign regulations are in the Elections Handbook. 

Please see the elections timeline for upcoming events and deadlines. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to email me!

Don’t forgot to nominate a friend to run here! Nominations are not binding, and they’re anonymous!


If you’d like to submit an referendum, visit this link. E-mail USG Vice President Aleksandra Czulak ’17 (aczulak@princeton.edufor more information. 

Best Regards,

Sung Won Chang ’18
Chief Elections Manager