Fall 2020 Special Election

Declare your candidacy for Student Advocate General before Wed 10/14 at 11:59pm! Click here to go to our special election page to learn more about the position, read about election dates, and fill out the declaration form online!

Fall Office Hours

Please reach out if you have questions or want to discuss anything elections-related. Send an email to elections@as.ucsb.edu to schedule a Zoom meeting

Welcome to the A.S. Elections Website

Contact Information

A.S. ELECTIONS BOARD

MAILBOX:  UCen Room 1523 (A.S. Main Office)

E-MAIL: elections@as.ucsb.edu

FACEBOOKfb.me/ucsbelectionscommittee or search ‘AS Elections Board’

Ruth Garcia Guevara, Advisor 893-4296 ruthg@as.ucsb.edu
Andrew Yan, Chair 893-4296 andrewyan@as.ucsb.edu
Fall Quarter Office Hours by appointment    
A.S. Main Office 893-2566 Ucen 1523
A.S. Judicial Council 893-2566 UCen 2535
A.S. Attorney General 893-2566 UCen 2535
A.S. Administration 893-3374 UCen 2537

All 2020-21 dates and events are tentative and subject to change. The format and structure of events (in-person, virtual, modified, etc.) are contingent on guidelines and restrictions in place by the university. Updates will be posted on our public Facebook page

Winter Quarter 2021 Events:

  1. Beginning of Advertisements; Social Media and Word of Mouth 1/24/21 at 8PM (Sunday, Week 4)
  2. Declaration of Party Form: 2/5/21 at 4pm (Friday, Week 5)
  3. Recruitment Plans must be Submitted to Elections Board: 2/5/21 (Friday, Week 5) XVIII.7.A
  4. Beginning of Recruitment Events: 2/7/21 at 8pm (Sunday, Week 6)
  5. Submission of D.O.C. Form Opens: 2/17/21 (Wednesday, Week 7)
  6. Deadline for Submission of D.O.C. Form: 3/3/21 at 11:59pm (Wednesday, Week 9)
  7. Party Slate Form Due: 3/4/21 at 4pm (Thursday, Week 9)
  8. Preliminary Financial Statements Due: 3/4/21 at 4pm  (Thursday, Week 9)
  9. D.O.C. Meeting: 3/4/21, time TBA (Thursday, Week 9)
  10. Recruitment Ends: 2/28/21 at 8pm (Sunday, Week 9)
  11. Campaign Bonds: 3/1/21 at 4pm (Monday, Week 9)
  12. List of All Eligible Candidates Released: 3/5/21 at 4pm (Friday, Week 10)
  13. Signatures due for Fee Initiatives: 3/5/21 at 4pm (Friday, Week 10)

 

Spring Quarter 2021 Events

  1. Elections Supplement Soft Deadline (Candidate Statement and Candidate Forums): 3/29/21 at 8pm (Monday, Week 1)
  2. Second Eligibility Check: 3/29/21 (Monday, Week 1)
  3. Elections Supplement Hard Deadline (Candidate Statement and Candidate Forums) : 3/31/21 at 8pm (Wednesday, Week 1)
  4. Ballot Submitted to Senate: 3/31/21 (Wednesday, Week 1)
  5. Ballot Approved by Senate: 4/7/21 (Wednesday, Week 2)
  6. TENTATIVE: Board Night: 4/2/21 at 4pm (Friday, Week 1)
  7. Candidates/Parties Submit Plans for Election Week: 4/9/21 at 8pm (Friday, Week 2)
  8. Meet with Parties/Candidates to Discuss Budget Reviews: (Week 1 and Week 2)
  9. Submit Endorsements Begins: 4/11/21 at 4pm (Sunday, Week 3)
  10. Write-In Deadline: 4/11/21 at 4pm (Sunday, Week 3)
  11. Soft Campaigning Begins: 4/11/21 at 8pm (Sunday, Week 3)
  12. Soft Campaigning Ends: 4/22/21 at 4pm (Thursday, Week 4)
  13. TENTATIVE: Active Campaigning Begins: 4/13/21 at 8pm (Tuesday, Week 3)
  14. TENTATIVE: Board Placement: 4/13/21 at 8pm (Tuesday, Week 3)
  15. Publishing of Endorsements: 4/14/21 (Wednesday, Week 3)
  16. Voting Opens: 4/19/21 at 8am (via GOLD, direct link vote.as.ucsb.edu) (Monday, Week 4)
  17. Updated Final Budgets Due: 4/19/21 at 4pm (Monday, Week 4)
  18. Voting Concludes: 4/22/21 at 4pm (Thursday, Week 4)
  19. Elections Results: 4/22/21 evening, time TBA (Thursday, Week 4)
  20. Final Budgets Due: 4/23/21 at 4pm (Friday, Week 4)

Important Dates

Candidacy Due: October 14, 2020 11:59 pm
Declaration Meeting: October 15, 2020 4:00 pm
Voting Supplement: October 18, 2020 8:00 pm