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Student Body Election

The Student Body Election is held in or September or early October. All Palms students are members of the Palms Associated Student Body and can vote in the election of their Student Body Officers.

During the campaign, candidates create campaign slogans, make campaign posters, and give campaign speeches.

Campaign Week

Monday, September 18 to Friday, September 22, 2023

Ballot box

Student Body Elections

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Who Are the Candidates?

Candidates are students in the 7th and 8th grade Leadership elective class. See your counselor if you are interested in Leadership.

For the latest Student Body Officers, see the Leadership page.

Student Body Offices

Which position will you run for?


The Student Body President (an 8th grader) presides at Student Body assemblies, represents the school to the school district, and is a member of the Local School Leadership Council (LSLC).

Vice President

The Student Body Vice President oversees noon playground activities, is a member of the Local School Leadership Council (LSLC), and takes over when the President is unavailable.


The Student Body Secretaries prepare the daily agenda, record Leadership class minutes and daily attendance, and handle Student Body correspondence. There are usually two Secretary positions.


The Student Body Treasurer keeps Student Body financial records, signs expenditure authorizations, coordinates fundraisers, and works with the school's financial manager.

Commissioner of Activities

The Student Body Commissioner of Activities coordinates social events managed by Leadership class, including athletic activities. (There is no longer a separate position for Commissioner of Athletics.)

Student Body Election Photos