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Welcome to the Cal State East Bay ASI Elections page! The ASI Elections committee is a dedicated group of student leaders who are charged with the oversight and management of the student government elections. The committee is selected each year as part of the ASI committee application and interview process. This page serves to provide the Cal State East Bay community with all details relating to ASI Elections.

The ASI Election Committee

The committee is comprised of 5 student leadership positions who receive stipends to oversee the elections process: Chair, Vice Chair, Events & Marketing Coordinator, Ethics Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator. Position descriptions can be found at ASI Elections Committee Position Descriptions
  • The committee is supported by an advisor team of Marguerite Hinrichs (Director of Student Life & Leadership Programs) and James Carroll (Director of Student Conduct, Rights & Responsibilities) along with Erik Pinlac (Executive Director of ASI).
  • The committee is always looking for additional student volunteers to help plan and staff election activities. This is a great way to get involved at a lower commitment and support your student government! If interested, please contact asielections@csueastbay.edu  

Elections Timeline & Important Dates

Election Timeline

Friday, February 7, 2020

Online filing of candidacy opens 

Thursday, February 20, 2020

ASI Elections Candidate Info Session, U-hour (12:15 pm), UU 307B & UU 307C

Monday, February 24, 2020

Deadline for Candidate filing (verification of candidates begins), 11:59 pm 

Monday, March 2, 2020

Mandatory Candidate Information Session 
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location:  TBD

You cannot begin Campaigning until you’ve attended one of the mandatory meetings or have met with the Elections Chair (not before 3/7/20)
No Exceptions

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Mandatory Candidate Information Session
Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Location: TBD

You cannot begin Campaigning until you've attended one of the mandatory meetings or have met with the Elections Chair (not before 3/7/20)
No Exceptions

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Campaigning Begins, 8:00 am

March 7 -
April 8, 2020

Grievance period - must submit to Elections Committee Online

Monday, March 9, 2020

Slate Information Due - must submit to Elections Committee online

Tuesday,  March 17, 2020

Meet the Candidates Forum, 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Wednesday, March 182020

Meet the Candidates Forum, 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Monday, March 23, 2020

Voting Begins on BaySync at 8:00 pm

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Voting closes on BaySync at 11:59 pm

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Last day to submit grievance, 11:59 pm 

Friday, March 27, 2020

Tentative elections results released (pending grievance hearings)*

April 7 - 8, 2020

Grievance Hearings (if needed)

April 13 - 14, 2020

Run-Off Elections (if needed)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Verify Results

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Submit Results to President

Friday, April 17, 2020

Results Posted and Celebration
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: TBD
 

April 6 - 10, 2020 

*If no grievance, hearings, or run-off needed, final results will announced. 

Important Documents

ASI Elections Portal (Candidate Information & Voting)

Election Grievances

At times, during the elections process, there may be concerns or behaviors that could potentially violate the terms of the election codes and campaign guidelines. The ASI Elections Committee takes concerns seriously and will evaluate reports as they come in. It is important that concerns are submitted timely and during the elections season. Please submit concerns at this form: Elections concern form

Connect with ASI Elections Committee

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