ASI Elections Committee

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 2022-2023 Elections Committee members are to be decided.
  • The committee is supported by an advisor team of James Carroll (Executive Director of ASI), Michael Ryan Cesena (Associate Director of ASI), Heather Gardley (Director of Student Conduct, Rights & Responsibilities), & Krystle Tonga (Director of Student Life & Leadership Programs)
  • 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  
  • - Apply to be a part of the 2022-2023 ASI Elections Committee by Tuesday, January 24, 2023, by 11:59 pm by going to

Elections Timeline & Important Dates

Date Event
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023 First Day of Classes for Spring 2023
Friday, Jan. 27, 2023 Candidate Information Available (on BaySync) - online Filing of candidacy open
Thursday, Feb 9, 2023 ASI Elections Candidate Info Session, U-Hour (12:15 pm), room UU-307/ 
Monday, Feb. 20, 2023 Deadline for Candidate filing (verification of candidates begins), 11:59 pm
Monday, Feb. 27, 2023 Mandatory Candidate Information Session (5 pm-6 pm), University Union/Zoom TBD - You cannot begin Campaigning until you’ve attended one of the mandatory meetings or have met with the Elections Chair (not before 3/4/23)
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023 Mandatory Candidate Information Session (12:15 pm-1:15 pm), University Union/Zoom TBD - You cannot begin Campaigning until you’ve attended one of the mandatory meetings or have met with the Elections Chair (not before 3/4/23)
Saturday, Mar. 4, 2023 Campaigning begins at 8 am
Saturday, Mar. 4 - Thursday, Mar. 23, 2023 The grievance period begins - must submit to Elections Committee online via Baysync.
Monday, Mar. 6, 2023 Slate information due - must submit to Elections Committee online via Baysync.
Monday Mar. 13 - Friday Mar. 17, 2023 Meet the Candidates Forum/Debate Week (University Union/Zoom TBD) - specific dates/times will be announced at a later date (the number of forums will be determined based on the number of candidates running)
Monday, Mar. 20, 2023 Voting begins online at 8 am
Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2023 Voting closes online at 11:59pm
Thursday, Mar. 23, 2023 Last day to submit a grievance online via Baysync at 11:59 pm
Saturday, Mar. 25, 2023 Tentative elections results released (pending grievance hearings)*
March 27-31, 2023 Spring Break
April 4-5, 2023 Grievance Hearings (if needed)
April 10-11, 2023 Run-Off Elections (if needed)
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2023 Verify Results
Thursday, Apr. 13, 2023 Submit Results to President
Friday, Apr. 14, 2023 Results Posted and Celebration, 4 pm. University Union/Zoom TBD
TBD *If no grievance hearings or run-off is needed, final results and the party will be a week of April 3-7, 2023
* timeline is subject to change and will be posted/updated.


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

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