Election Posting and Campaign Rules

  1. 250 flyers will be allowed to be put up per candidate. This is for all 3 campuses.
    • Each poster must be date marked by the Student Life Office stamp.
    • Flyers may be hung on bulletin boards and walls in the Rollins Student Center.
    • Flyers must be hung neatly and will not overlap other material. If this occurs, the flyer will be removed.
    • You must ask permission to put up any flyer in any departments glass bulletin board case or bulletin board on Bucks campuses.
    • The Student Life Office reserves the right to remove any flyer that they feel is inappropriate or violates election rules.
  2. Posters will be limited to 25 for each candidate (11x17). This is to cover all 3 campuses.
    • Each poster must be date marked by the Student Life Office stamp.
    • Poster size is 11x17.
    • Posters may be hung on Bulletin boards and walls in the Rollins Student Center. (UBC and LBC please ask prior to hanging any poster)
    • No posters will be hung on doors with windows in them due to safety concerns.
    • Posters may only be hung on bulletin boards in any other buildings. Ask a departments permission to use their bulletin board.
    • Posters must be hung neatly and will not overlap other material. If this occurs, the poster will be removed.
    • You must ask permission to put up any poster in any departments glass bulletin board case on the Bucks campus.
    • The Student Life Office reserves the right to remove any flyer that they feel is inappropriate or violates election rules.
  3. Tickets (Tickets are the slips of paper handed out THIS IS NOT A BALLOT)
    • Tickets will be handed out only on the 7 days of the election
    • Tickets may be handed out throughout each campus. No tickets may be placed on any vehicle. Candidates may not leave tickets on the voting tables.
    • GUIDELINES FOR VOTING BOOTHS/TABLE/DESIGNATED ROOM:    

      If the voting booths/tables or a room has been set up to allow students to vote on campus, no person may hand out material within 15 feet of the voting tables.  Voting booths/tables or room cosist of designated computers available for voting.  You may not hand out tickets inside that designated area or classroom on any campus. 
      • You may not hand out tickets inside that designated classroom.
      • You may attach your ticket to the Election Brochure and hand them out together.
      • Table tents are ONLY allowed in the Rollins Student Center, Upper Bucks Campus, or Lower Bucks Campus.
  4. Handouts (This is any type of food or item that is used to encourage a student to vote for you or your ticket)
    • Handouts will consist of candy only.
    • Handouts will not take place 15 feet around any polling area, or areas restricted by the Director, Student Life
    • Handouts will only be on the 7 days of the election.
  5. Sidewalk Chalk
    • Sidewalk chalk can be used on blacktop only. You may not write on any other surface. Permission must be granted by the Director, Student Life for Newtwon Campus and  appropriate facility director for the Upper Bucks Campus and Lower Bucks Campus.
  6. Campaigning will only be done by candidates and current Bucks student volunteers. No family members or non-Bucks persons may help with the campaign.
  7. The Student Government Association is making every effort to run the election with fairness, integrity, and honesty. A candidate who has concerns or grievances about the election process.  can contact the Election Committee at any time during the election.  At this time, the candidate will express his/her concern and the Election Committee and/ or Student Life  will address the concern.  Once this review is over, the concern will be considered addressed and is no longer ground for appeal.