YIG Capitol Candidate Nomination and Profile

Candidate nomination forms must be completed online by February 28th, 2018 at 11:59 pm to be on the YMCA Youth in Government Ballot to serve in 2019. Nominations will not be accepted after said due date. These offices will be elected at the 2018 Conference and will serve in the year 2019. Please note that some offices require prior YIG experience.

Please take note that all candidate nominations are subject to approval by both the advisors and YMCA Center for Civic Engagement staff. Previous disciplinary issues may prevent you from running for an officer position. Candidates must fulfill the standards set forth by the YMCA of Middle Tennessee to be eligible to run.

Students must also, by March 20th, submit their candidate speeches online. If you do not submit your speech by the required deadline, you will forfeit your office.


  • Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor (Red, White, and Blue)
  • Pro-tempore of the Senate (Red, White, and Blue)
  • Senate floor leader (Red, White, and Blue)
  • Senate clerk (Red, White, and Blue)
  • Senate sergeant at arms (X2)
  • Speaker of the house (Red, White, and Blue)
  • Speaker pro-tempore of the house (Red, White, and Blue)
  • House Floor leader (Red, White, and Blue)
  • House clerk (Red, White, and Blue)
  • House sergeant at arms (X2)
  • Chief engrossing clerk
  • Chaplain

Please only submit one form. Please provide valid email addresses or you will be unable to complete the registration process.


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Please note, the information contained in this form will be sent for verification to all of the email addresses (parent and student) provided in the form above.

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