Declaration Information

Declaration of Candidacy is due  Wed 3/3 at 11:59pm

Winter 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

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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: March 3, 2021 11:59 pm
Declaration Meeting: March 4, 2021 4:00 pm
Voting Supplement: April 11, 2021 8:00 pm