SWG Legends news // Galactic Senate Elections are here!

Greetings Legends!
It is that time of the year again when we invite the Legends Community to put forward candidates for election to the NINTH Galactic Senate, to take office from the 1st September 2020 after the current Senate leaves office on the 31st August 2020.
Being part of the Galactic Senate programme is a both an honour and a responsibility - as a serving senator you will be the bridge between the Project Staff and the Legends Community and it will be your responsibility to represent the views and opinions of the community at all times.
The timetable for the elections to the Eighth Galactic Senate is as follows:
  • Saturday 25th July - Nominations Open
  • Friday 7th August - Nominations Close
  • Saturday 8th August - Last meeting of the Eighth Galactic Senate
  • Sunday 9th August - Staff Review of Candidates & announcement of Candidates
  • Monday 10th August - Eighth Galactic Senate Statistics Released
  • Saturday 15th August - Voting Opens & Campaigning begins
  • Friday 28th August - Voting Closes and Campaigning ends
  • Saturday 29th August - Votes are validated by Customer Service Team and Election Results are announced
  • Sunday 30th August - Senate Forums are archived and reset for next Senate
  • Monday 31st August - Eighth Galactic Senate leaves office
  • Tuesday 1st September - Ninth Galactic Senate takes office
  • Saturday 5th September - First meeting of the Ninth Galactic Senate

BEING A SENATOR - What to expect
As a serving Senator you will have the opportunity to help shape the future of the Project and champion those important player issues that the Legends Community want championed!
In addition to interacting with the community and proposing changes and new features on their behalf, Senators will also get an opportunity to interact with the developers, give feedback and even get to help out with testing new content and updates (as required by the QA Team and only at invitation).
You will receive the covetted in-game title of Galactic Senator and a unique forum and discord rank granting you privilleged access to interact with both staff and the community.
If you would like to nominate yourself, or another player (with their permission), to be a candidate in the election for the Seventh Galactic Senate, please post your nomination in the following thread, being careful to follow the instructions provided: Nominations Thread For the NINTH Galactic Senate
If you would like to know more about the Galactic Senate Programme in general, please take a look at the following thread Overview of the Galactic Senate Programme