Presentation on theme: "ASUC Election Council Informational Meeting Election Chair: Jina Yoo Assistant Chair: Jenny Chien Polls Coordinator: Daniel Du Attorney General: Kevin."— Presentation transcript:
ASUC Election Council Informational Meeting Election Chair: Jina Yoo Assistant Chair: Jenny Chien Polls Coordinator: Daniel Du Attorney General: Kevin Sabo Finance Commissioners: Vincent Canlas, Justine Foo, Anand Lakshminarayan, Tina Uh
Elections Chair Jina Yoo Reach me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the ASUC? One of the most autonomous student governments in the US Provides many campus-wide services Organizes funding for student groups Advocates for the student body
Meet the Elections Council Chair: Jina Yoo Assistant Chair: Jenny Chien Polls Coordinator: Daniel Du Attorney General: Kevin Sabo Contact information on website (elections.asuc.org)
What is the Elections Council? Manage logistical prerequisites of the election Publicize the Voting Period Display formal publicity (Voter’s Guide) Provide facilities for students to vote Aid candidates through legitimate campaigning process Work with all interested parties to ensure fairness and equality Respond to instances of cheating Applying Temporary Rules
Campaign Rules Fully listed in ASUC By-Laws, Title IV, Article XII Important Requirements MUST attend Candidates Meeting (March 18 th ) MUST be able to attend Clean-Up Day (April 12 th ) MUST be able to attend Leadership Institute
Poll Coordinator Daniel Du Reach me at: email@example.com
Polling Locations This year there will be 3 polling locations Polling will take place from April 8 th to April 10 th That is the 2 nd week back from Spring Break The following slides will show where on campus the polls will along with the times they will be open
Dwinelle Hall Polls will be open here from 9am-4:15pm for all three days
Wurster Hall Polls will be open here from 9am-4:15pm all three days
North Gate, Sutardja Dai Hall Polls will be open here from 9am-4:15pm all three days
Online Voting Very Important! Voting is available online any time during the voting period (9am Tuesday morning until 11:59pm Thursday night) Can vote from almost any computer To vote online the student visits http://elections.asuc.orghttp://elections.asuc.org All that is needed is the student’s ID number Any questions?
Final Polls Related Information Everyone can only vote once! That means either online voting or at a polling station, not both Student ID’s will be recorded and documented so there is no way to bypass that regulation Eligibility: ALL registered UC Berkeley students, INCLUDING graduate students are eligible to vote
Attorney General Kevin Sabo Reach me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bylaw violations Tampering with ballots Academic violations Falsifying information Campaigning via ASUC Advertising in ASUC publication Campaigning within 100 feet of polls
Bylaw violations Campaign literature placement Campaign display placement Filing 2 copies of all campaign materials Mandatory Clean-up Day Campaigning within 10 feet of EC materials
Charge Sheets Filed at most 1 week after tabulations Found online – asuc.org (under resources) Submitted to LEAD Center front desk
Elections Finance Committee Vincent Canlas, Justine Foo, Anand Lakshminarayan, Tina Uh Reach us at: asucEFC@gmail.com
Campaign Finance Expenditure Limits Each party: $2625 Executive Officer Candidate: $1000 Senate Candidate: $200 Forms will be available on our website: Campaign Expenditure Form Submit within 24 hours of dissemination Stapled with receipt and one copy of campaign material Source of Funding Form For every registered party Stapled with documentation Submit to Campaign Finance Limits Box in LEAD Center No submissions via email will be accepted For more information, check EFC FAQ on website
Assistant Chair Jenny Chien Reach me at: email@example.com
Voters’ Guide Due date: Thursday, March 20 th, 2014 @ 11:59PM No Exceptions!
After Completion Please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59PM on March 20, 2014 The e-mail subject should read “## - Your Name, Candidate position” You will receive a confirmation e-mail once your form has been received and processed.
Important Dates Q&A March 18 th : Official Candidates Meeting March 24-28 th : Spring Break April 8-10 th : Elections April 12 th : Mandatory Clean Up Day April 17 th : Tabulations