A.S. Elections Complaints Form

Examples of Infractions and their Resulting Fines

Illegal sign posting:

  • 1st offense: Warning
  • 2nd offense: $50 Fine
  • 3rd offense: $100 Fine
  • 4th offense: $150 Fine
  • 5th offense: Disqualification

Use of AS Email accounts and list-serves:

  • 1st offense: $50 fine
  • 2nd offense: $100 fine
  • 3rd offense: $150 fine
  • 4th offense: Disqualification

Social Media Infractions

  • 1st offense: Warning
  • 2nd offense: $50 fine
  • 3rd offense: $100 fine
  • 4th offense: $150 fine
  • 5th offense: Disqualification

Budget, Fundraising, and Party Fee Infractions

  • 1st offense: Warning
  • 2nd Offense: $50 fine
  • 3rd Offense: $100 Fine
  • 4th Offense: $150 Fine
  • 5th Offense: Disqualification

Improper leafleting (including fraudulent information):

  • 1st offense: Warning and confiscation of fliers
  • 2nd offense: $20 fine and confiscation of fliers
  • 3rd offense: $40 fine and confiscation of fliers
  • 4th offense: $75 fine and confiscation of fliers
  • 5th offense: Disqualification

Campaigning Timelines and Habits infractions

  • 1st offense: Warning
  • 2nd Offense: $50 fine
  • 3rd Offense: $100 Fine
  • 4th Offense: $150 Fine
  • 5th Offense: Disqualification

Independent and party Rule Infractions

  • 1st offense: Warning
  • 2nd Offense: $50 fine
  • 3rd Offense: $100 Fine
  • 4th Offense: $150 Fine
  • 5th Offense: Disqualification

All other infractions:

  • 1st offense: Warning
  • 2nd offense: $50 fine
  • 3rd offense: $100 fine
  • 4th offense: $150 fine
  • 5th offense: Disqualification

For questions about fines or to report infractions, please email the Elections Committee at elections@as.ucsb.edu.

Please be as descriptive as possible. This form can also be submitted in paper form and must be returned to the A.S. CAB office (UCEN 2523). A copy of your objection will be forwarded to the e-mail you provide.

The Elections Board is not currently taking complaints.