2016 Elections

2016 UAC Candidates and Election Info

View the Public Notice of Elections.


For information on the call for Nominations to hold the Group Commissioner seats, click here


Election Day and Voting Information:

The dates, times and locations for the 2016 UAC election are as follows:

  • November 2, Wednesday, 5:00pm-8:00pm: Election Day Polling locations are:
    • Godman Guild 303 E. 6th Ave.
    • Northwood-High Building, Room 100, 2231 N. High St.
  • November 5, Saturday, 10:00am-4:00pm: Election Day. Polling locations are:
    • Godman Guild 303 E. 6th Ave.
    • Sahara Cafe 20 E. Arcadia Ave. (High St. & Arcadia Ave.)

In order to vote in the UAC election, you MUST:

  • Be a current resident of the University Area.
  • Present a photo ID (may include, but is not limited to a valid driver’s license, state issued ID, or a university ID)
  • Also present proof of residency in the your district. See district map.
  • If voting for a write-in candidate, you will need to provide the candidate’s full, correct name to place a valid vote.
  • You are NOT required to be a registered voter of Franklin County.

Click here for full UAC Election Rules, updated July 2015.

Candidates and District Seat Information:

Petition Candidate Packets are no longer available, as the deadline for submission was October 13 at 4:30 p.m. One Petition Candidate packet was received by the deadline; the Candidate Statement for this candidate can be seen here.

Write-In Candidate Packets were available until October 31 at 4:30 p.m. Write-in candidates’ names will not appear on the ballot, nor will they have a bio statement available for review at the voting station.

District seats

The following district seats are open and will appear on the November, 2016 ballot (see district map):

  • District 1: One 3 year term ending January 2020
  • District 2: One 3 year term ending January 2020
  • District 3: One 1 year term ending January 2018
  • District 3: One 3 year term ending January 2020
  • District 4: One 1 year term ending January 2020

Important Dates

  • Sept. 5 – Oct. 13: Election packets available
  • October 13, 2016 at 4:30pm: Last day to file nomination petitions and biographies. Deliver to Rm 200, Northwood High Building, 2331 N High St., Columbus, OH 43201
  • Oct. 14 – 31: Write-In Candidate Packets available
  • October 27, 2015: Last day to withdraw. Must be submitted in writing to UAC.
  • October 31, 2016 at 4:30pm: Last day to file write-in declarations. Deliver to Rm 200, Northwood High Building, 2331 N High St., Columbus, OH 43201
  • November 2, Wednesday, 5:00pm-8:00pm: Election Day Polling locations are:
    • Godman Guild 303 E. 6th Ave.
    • Northwood-High Building, Room 100, 2231 N. High St.
  • November 5, Saturday, 10:00am-4:00pm: Election Day. Polling locations are:
    • Godman Guild 303 E. 6th Ave.
    • Sahara Cafe  20 E. Arcadia Ave. (High St. & Arcadia Ave.)
  • November 16, 6:30pm: Results certified at Commission meeting.
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