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2012 PRSSA National Board Elections

The PRSSA Constitution stipulates that elections will occur between the second and third weeks of May. This year's elections will happen on May 18, 2012.

We now once again, announce the process for the 2012 Puerto Rico Statehood Students Association National Board Elections. We can now announce that this year’s elections will be held on May 18, 2012, online through our election portal.

As before, our Elections Committee will be conducting the process, beginning with the first step: the registration of the voters. In the coming days we will be announcing the name of the Chair of the Elections Committee. Read the rest of this entry »

2011 National Board Elections and Referendum Results

The polls have officially closed for the 2011 National Board Elections and the results are in. We are happy to report that, for the following offices, the candidates have been given a vote of confidence: Read the rest of this entry »

PRSSA Proposed Constitutional Amendments

As part of the 2011 Elections, we have received proposals to amend the PRSSA Constitution. The proposals are as follows:

All registered voters will be able to vote in this referendum. Should these amendments be ratified, and approved by the National Board, they will go into effect immediately.

If you have any questions feel free to contact us or the PRSSA Elections Committee at [email protected]

2011 PRSSA Elections Nomination Period Opens

As you may know, the process for the 2011 PRSSA National Board Elections has begun. The registration period has already opened and the deadline to register to vote is on May 16th, 2011 at 11:00pm EST. Elections will occur from May 18th to May 20th, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

2011 PRSSA Elections

The PRSSA Constitution stipulates that elections will occur between the second and third weeks of May. The official voting days will be announced soon.

It is with great pride that we announce the continuation of one of our greatest traditions: the election of a new national board.

Guiding us through this process will be the Elections Committee who’s responsibilities will include the gathering of all nominations, the attesting to the acquiescence of the nominated, and the supervisors of the elections. This year’s Elections Committee will be chaired by PRSSA Executive Director Fernando Sepulveda. We will soon unveil the names of the remaining members that will compose the Elections Committee.

This year, we have a new process in place to facilitate the voting process and ensure a clean, safe and secure election. Members of the PRSSA will have to register in order to vote in the 2011 National Board Elections.  All you need to do is to fill out the form, and as long as you are a current student in a high school or university, you will be eligible to vote. As election day approaches, registered voters will receive an email prior to the vote with the instructions and appropriate information.

We encourage you to register as soon as possible to cast your vote: Read the rest of this entry »

2011 PRSSA Elections Changes

New Registration Form

The National Board of the Puerto Rico Statehood Students Association announced today that they are currently working on a revamp of the elections process. In order to simplify the process, looking for greater efficiency, President Eduardo Soto announced the plan to implement voter registration forms into the process. This means that to vote in the elections, PRSSA members would have to register before every election.

The process will be handled by the PRSSA Elections Committee, who would be in charge of the voter list. This voter list would be discarded after every election and regenerated for a new election. Read the rest of this entry »