Oregon MUN Elections

Congratulations on making the decision to run for an OHSIRL Student Officer position!

There are some rules that all applicants must follow.

  1. Each Candidate’s school must be participating in MUN the following year.

  2. Each Applicant must have participated in MUN for 2 years. (The year of the election can count as 1.)

  3. Applicant must be at least a Junior in the year following the elections.

  4. All parts of the application must be filled in.

There will be an optional informational meeting on Saturday November 3rd at 10am. This will be a phone in/video call webinar meeting, and is optional, but strongly encouraged. If you want to attend please click here and submit your contact information to receive an email with the link. Once your information is submitted, you will receive a link to the webinar 1 hour prior to the start time.

There are several steps you must take in order to become eligible to run for your desired office.

1. COMPLETE AN APPLICATION

A completed application must be submitted to the Traci Earhart at assistantdirector@oregonmun.org by 5pm on November 16th. There are 3 parts to the application.

  • The Application- Please print the application below and fill it in. The signature page must be completely filled in or the application is not eligible. (electronic signature is allowed)

  • Photo of Applicant- This will be the photo put on the election website. Please keep it professional.

  • Optional Video Speech- The Rules for this are listed on the application. It is an optional portion.

2. INFORMATION POSTED TO THE WEBSITE

All the Photos and candidate information will be posted to our website by November 25th.

3. PRIMARY VOTING

The Primary voting will take place in January by each school. The results will be announced the first week of February

4. GENERAL ELECTION SPEECHES

Each candidate will need to have a 2 minute speech prepared to give at the Friday General Session. These speeches must be approved by OPI no later then the Thursday Evening of the conference.

5. GENERAL ELECTION VOTING

Voting will happen directly following the Friday general session. Votes will be tallied and the results will be announced at Saturday morning’s general session.

6. MEETING AFTER SATURDAY MORNING SESSION

There will be a mandatory meeting after the general session on Saturday morning for all of the new elected officers. We will discuss schedules, duties, and be taking photos for the website.

If you have any questions feel free to ask! Good luck with your campaign!