Enclosed in this packet you will find information that is vital to running for an elected office. Please read this packet, the BCSGA Constitution, and the Codes of the Bakersfield Renegade Association (COBRA) carefully. You will be held responsible for information contained within all of these documents. Also, remember that as a candidate you are responsible for the actions of anyone campaigning on your behalf, so make sure that all of your campaign staff is familiar with this information. Please note that this packet does not discuss all aspects of the Elections Code. You are responsible for obtaining and understanding the Elections Code.
Should you have questions regarding this material or the elections process, ask before the campaigning begins. During the entire elections process, the BCSGA Elections Chair (BCSGA Advisor) should remain your only source for clarification of questions, issues, concerns, etc. The Bakersfield College Director of Student Life is deemed as the BCSGA Advisor. All application materials must be turned in to the Office of Student Life front desk located in the Campus Center, Room 4. Please have materials with personal information sealed in an envelope and make copies of all paperwork being submitted for your records. Your envelope will be stamped with time and date upon receipt. The BCSGA Elections Commission and the Director of Student Life reserve the right to alter the 2018 BCSGA Elections Candidate Packet as necessary. For any questions, contact the Director of Student Life at firstname.lastname@example.org.
According to California Ed Code 76061, a student who is elected to serve as an officer in the student government of a community college shall meet both of the following requirements: