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ELECTED AT CAUCUS SESSIONS

  1. You must complete the OFFICER NOMINATION FORM
  2. Deadline to be nominated is 5:00pm October 18th or 5:00pm on October 24th
  3. You must be prepared to speak about your qualifications for this position
  4. If you are unable to attend you must have someone prepared to speak for you
  5. You must submit at least 1 bill to be elected to an office
  6. You must be a Junior or Senior to run for any office with **

Officer Distribution by Caucus

Caucus A

Caucus B

2 Candidates for Youth Governor

2 Candidates for Youth Governor

Speaker of the House**

President of the Senate**

Clerk of the House

Secretary of the Senate

Journal Clerk of the House

Ass’t Secretary of the Senate

House and Senate** Chair Education

House and Senate** Chair Justice

House and Senate** Chair Transportation

House and Senate** Chair

Health and Human Services

House and Senate** Chair Agriculture

House and Senate** Chair Taxation

House and Senate** Chair State and Local Government

House and Senate** Chair

Natural Resources

2 Media Members

2 Media Members

Sgt at Arms of House

Sgt at Arms of Senate

 

Chaplain

 

 

TO BECOME A CANDIDATE FOR YOUTH GOVERNOR

Those wishing to be a candidate will be nominated at each of the 3 caucus sessions, to be nominated you must:

a) Be nominated by someone from your delegation

b) Be Seconded by a member of another delegation

c) Each candidate will speak and the candidate with most votes is the winner.

Candidates cannot be elected to be a Presiding Officers

Candidates for Youth Governor must complete the 

YOUTH GOVERNOR'S CANDIDATE INFORMATION SHEET

 

ELECTION OF SENATE & HOUSE COMMITTEE CHAIRS

 

  • Senate Chairs will be elected first, Senate Chairs must have participated in the program before.
  • Nominations will be taken from the floor
  • Each Candidate will speak. We will hold the election at each delegation site, and text results
  • We will announce the winner and go to the next
  • House Chairs will be elected after the Senate Chairs, using the same process.

 

SELECTED AT YOUTH GOVERNOR

GOVERNOR'S CABINET

  • Governor Butera will select his Cabinet Members:
  • If you are interested in being in the Cabinet you must complete the following
  • Only 3 members of Cabinet may be from the same delegation      

 Cabinet Nomination Form

 

SELECTED BY APPLICATION

LOBBYISTS

Lobbyists will work in pairs; they will work in two committee areas that will be assigned
Lobbyist will testify on bills at the committees’ public hearings they are assigned to, we would hope to 
have 1 lobbyists speak on every bill. 
Lobbyist will become House and Senate Members on Saturday morning for remainder of the program
Lobbyists competition:
• Each set of lobbyists will designate between 8-12 bills that they will work to pass, and 2-4 bills 
they will work to defeat.
• For each bill signed into law the lobbying firm will be credited with $200.00
• For each bill they are unable to to get passed they will be fined $100.00
• For each bill they are able to defeat they will be credited with $500.00
• For each bill they are unable to defeat they will be fined $250.00

• The lobbying firm (team of 2) with most money will be awarded BEST LOBBYISTS AWARD

 

Lobbyist Nomination Form 

 

SUPREME COURT JUSTICES
Must have participated in Youth and Government 1 time
Justices will select bills that have been submitted and will rule on the Constitutionality 
of the proposed law. Justices will hear from Attorney General, and Bill Sponsor and will be able to 
question them, and then will deliberate and rule on the bill.

 

Supreme Court Justices Nomination Form

 

 

SELECTED BY DELEGATION

 

THE SENATE SEATS

There will be 8 Senate Chairs elected at Caucus Sessions

There will be a Chaplain of the Senate, and Sgt at Arms of the Senate elected

The remaining seats in the Senate will be distributed in the following manner

  • Each delegation of 3 or more registered prior to Registration Deadline will get 1 Senate seat.
  • The remaining Senate Seats will be distributed to the delegations 1 each to the largest delegations in descending order until all seats are filled.
  • Delegations must be prepared at Caucus C to name their Delegation Senators, you will be alerted if you are receiving more than 1 at large Senate Seat.