Report – Ballot

2020 Associated Students and Campus Wide Spring General Election

________ Total Undergraduate eligible voters.

Total Voter Turnout: ________% ( ________ Ballots)


 

Constitutional Amendments

  1. International Senator

    This constitutional amendment establishes two International Senator positions in the Associated Students Senate. Future candidates for these positions must be international students, as defined by the University of California, Santa Barbara, and will be tasked with representing the international student community of UCSB.

     

    A “Yes” vote is a vote in favor of establishing two International Senator seats in the Associated Students Senate.

     

    A “No” vote is a vote against establishing two International Senator seats in the Associated Students Senate.


  2. Lock In Fees

    Elections Board seeks to amend the constitution to better aid and assist organizations with existing lock in fees;

    ARTICLE V – FEES

    SECTION 1. MONITORING OF STUDENT FEES

    Associated Students shall have the authority and responsibility to oversee the use of existing fees, as well as monitoring the proliferation of fees.

    SECTION 2. NEW FEES

    All new Associated Students fees must be submitted as a ballot measure to be voted on by the Associated Students in a general or special election, with at least twenty percent (20%) of the Associated Students’ Membership voting. If a fee is put on the ballot by petition, a vote of fifty percent plus one (50% + 1) shall be necessary for the adoption of the fee. If a fee is put on the ballot by a vote of the Senate a vote of sixty percent (60%) two-thirds (66.67%) shall be necessary for the adoption of the fee. If a fee is put on the ballot to be increased, such fees can only be increased with a vote of two thirds (2/3) in support of the increase of the fee, with at least twenty percent (20%) of the Associated Students’ Membership voting.

    SECTION 3. EXISTING FEES

    Existing lock-in fees must be placed on the ballot for reaffirmation every two (2) years following the adoption of the fee. Such fees can only be cancelled with a sixty percent (60%) vote in opposition to the continuation of the fee, with a least twenty (20%) of the Associated Students’ Membership voting. reaffirmed with a fifty percent plus 1 (50%+1) vote in support to the continuation of the fee, with at least twenty (20%) of the Associated Students’ Membership voting.

     

     


2020 A.S. Candidates

President

  1. Austin Foreman - Independent
  2. Daevionne Beasley - Campus United
  3. Daniel  Segura-Esquivel - Isla Vista Party

Internal Vice President

  1. Racquel Almario - Isla Vista Party
  2. Tianna White - Campus United

External VP, Local Affairs

  1. Lea Toubian - Campus United
  2. Yasamin Salari - Isla Vista Party

External VP, Statewide Affairs

  1. Alia Reynolds - Isla Vista Party
  2. Beau Karnsrithong - Campus United

Student Advocate General

  1. Ariana Cuevas - Independent
  2. Britney Walton - Independent
  3. Bruce Fan - Independent
  4. Cade Breslin - Independent
  5. Dominique Mihaljevic - Independent
  6. Isaiah Aly - Independent
  7. Jose  “Mariano” Espinosa Arevalo - Independent
  8. Katerina Bandoni - Independent
  9. Kelly Gates - Independent
  10. Melissa  Perez - Independent
  11. Sara Rubin - Independent
  12. Sarah Danielzadeh - Independent
  13. Sofia Carmona - Independent
  14. Tyler Ferguson - Independent

Collegiate Senator

Six total positions available (6)

What college are you a part of?

A) College of Letters and Science
B) College of Creative Studies
C) College of Engineering

Collegiate Senators

Vote for a maximum of Four (4) Senators from Letters and Sciences

  1. Aimee Wang - Campus United
  2. Ava  Kargosha - Isla Vista Party
  3. Hayley Slater - Campus United
  4. Jose Gonzalez-Herrera - Isla Vista Party
  5. Marcello Cutri - Campus United
  6. Phillip Huynh - Campus United
  7. Rosey Lavery - Isla Vista Party
  8. Shva Star - Isla Vista Party

Vote for a maximum of One (1) Senator from Engineering

  1. Calvin Jenkins - Campus United
  2. Gabriel Bravo - Isla Vista Party
  3. Nadav Kempinski - Independent
  4. Surya Pugal - Independent

Vote for a maximum of One (1) Senator from Creative Studies

  1. Benjamin “Ben” Darnell - Independent
  2. Daniel Mitchell - Campus United

Off-Campus
Vote here if you pay rent or own your home in Isla Vista, Goleta, Santa Barbara, Tropicana, Fontainebleu, etc..

Twelve positions available (12) – Vote for a maximum of Twelve (12) Senators

Off-Campus Senators

  1. Alexandra Perez - Isla Vista Party
  2. Alexia Duran - Isla Vista Party
  3. Andrei “Andy” Arciaga Limayo - Isla Vista Party
  4. Angel  Diaz - Isla Vista Party
  5. Arleth  Real - Isla Vista Party
  6. Cameron Parker - Campus United
  7. Catherine Flaherty - Campus United
  8. Connie  Huerta - Isla Vista Party
  9. Dylan Martínez - Campus United
  10. Eileen Tran - Isla Vista Party
  11. Emanuel “Manny” Roman - Isla Vista Party
  12. Esmeralda “Esme” Quintero - Isla Vista Party
  13. Fabian Oseguera - Campus United
  14. Hailey Stankiewicz - Isla Vista Party
  15. Jackson Tofft - Campus United
  16. Jianing “Bruce” Fan - Campus United
  17. Kaitlyn Medland - Campus United
  18. Karsten Kolbe - Campus United
  19. Kyremina “(Ky)” Youssef - Isla Vista Party
  20. Nathan Le - Campus United
  21. Yehuda Jian - Campus United
  22. Yuval Cohen - Campus United

On-Campus

Vote here if you live in any of the on-campus UCSB Residence Halls: Anacapa, San Miguel, San Nicolas, San Rafael, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, Manzanita Village, Santa Catalina (formerly Francisco Torres).

Five positions available (5) – Vote for a maximum of FIVE (5) Senators

On-Campus Senators

  1. Adam Bagul - Campus United
  2. Adam Majcher - Campus United
  3. Anusikha Halder - Isla Vista Party
  4. Bryanna  Macias - Campus United
  5. Dania De Ramon - Isla Vista Party
  6. Gurleen Pabla - Campus United
  7. Katrina Isabel Sacluti - Isla Vista Party
  8. Ryan Stofer - Isla Vista Party
  9. Taylor Tait - Campus United

University Owned Off-Campus Housing

Vote here if you live in any of the following: Family Student Housing, Santa Ynez Apts, El Dorado Apts., Westgate Apts., San Clemente, or West Campus Housing.

One position available (1) – Vote for one (1) Senator

University Owned Off-Campus Senators

  1. Bee Schaefer - Isla Vista Party
  2. Jesse Macias - Campus United

Transfer Senator

One position available (1) – Vote for one (1) Senator

Transfer Senator

  1. Ahura “Ahu” Nezhad - Campus United
  2. Brandon Villarreal - Isla Vista Party

2020 A.S. Reaffirmations

These are the reaffirmations of existing constitutional lock-ins. Voting “YES” will not increase your A.S. fees.

  1. AS Food Bank

    Do you support the continued funding of a mandatory fee of $4.96 per undergraduate for Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer quarters to support the AS Food Bank (of the $4.96 collected, $1.24 is for return to aid, $0.24 is for a 7% administrative assessment collected on all non-capital expenditures, $0.03 is for the AS recharge fee and $3.45 will go to the AS Food Bank)? If reaffirmed, the fee would be subject to reaffirmation every two years as mandated by the AS constitution.


  2. Composting Program/Department of Public Worms

    Do you support the continued funding of $1.29 per undergraduate for Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer quarters to support the AS Department of Public Worms (of the $1.29 collected, $0.32 is for a 25% return to aid, $0.06 is for a 7% administrative assessment collected on all non-capital expenditures, $0.01 is for the 1% AS recharge fee and $0.90 will go to the AS Department of Public Worms)? If reaffirmed, the fee would be subject to reaffirmation every two years as mandated by the AS constitution.


  3. EOP

    Do you support the continued funding of one dollar and twenty-five ($1.25) per AS/UCSB membership per quarter (fall, winter, spring) and $0.83 for summer quarter for E.O.P? If reaffirmed, the fee would be subject to reaffirmation every two years as mandated by the AS constitution.


  4. Finance Board/Student Organization Program Funding (Finance and Business Committee)

    Do you support the continued funding of $10.08 per undergraduate for Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer quarters to support the Finance Board/Student Organization Program Funding Lock-In (of the $10.08 collected, $2.52 is for return to aid, $0.49 is for a 7% administrative assessment collected on all non-capital expenditures, $0.07 is for the AS recharge fee and $7.00 will go to the Finance Board/Student Organization Program Funding Lock-In)?


  5. IV Arts

    Do you support the continued funding of the mandatory fee of $2.00 per undergraduate student for Fall, Winter and Spring quarter and $0.67 for Summer to support (of the $2.00 collected $0.50 is for return to aid, $0.02 is for administrative fee, $0.04 is for the AS recharge fee and $1.44 will go to IV Arts); in the summer $0.67 (of the $0.67 collected $0.17 is for Return to Aid, $0.01 is for administrative fee, $0.01 is for the AS recharge fee and $0.48 will go to IV Arts)?If reaffirmed, the fee would be subject to reaffirmation every two years as mandated the AS constitution.


  6. Program Board

    Do you support the continued funding of $20.85 per ASUCSB membership collected for Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer quarters to support Program Board (of the $20.85 collected, $3.72 is for return to aid, $0.38, of the administrative assessment, $0.05 is for the AS recharge fee and $16.70 goes to Program board? If reaffirmed the fee would be subject to reaffirmation every two years as mandated by the AS constitution.


  7. Queer Commission

    Do you support the continued funding of $2.12 per ASUCSB membership for Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters to support QComm and LGBTQ students at UCSB (of the $2.12 collected, $0.53 is for a 25% return to aid, $0.10 is for a 7% administrative assessment collected on all non-capital expenditures, $0.01 is for the 1% AS recharge fee and $1.48 will go to QComm)? If reaffirmed, the fee would subject to reaffirmation every two years thereafter as mandated by the AS Constitution.


  8. UCSB United States Students Association (USSA)

    Do you support the continued funding of  of $3.82 per undergraduate for Fall, Winter, Spring quarters ($1.00 in Summer) membership for USSA (of the $3.82 collected, $1.08 is for a 25% return to aid, $0.21 is for a 7% administrative assessment collected on all non-capital expenditures, $0.03 is for the 1% AS recharge fee and $2.50 will go to Associated Students) and (of the $1.00 per undergraduate student collected in summer, $0.25 is for a 25% return to aid, $0.05 is for a 7% administrative assessment collected on all non-capital expenditures, $0.01 is for the 1% AS recharge fee and $0.69 will go to Associated Students)? If passed, the fee would be subject to reaffirmation every two years as mandated by the AS constitution.


2020 A.S. Fee Initiatives

  1. Department of Public Worms/Compost and Gardening Program 

    Department of Public Worms/Compost and Gardening Program

    This fee increase will support the Associated Students Department of Public Worms (DPW), which was founded in 2004. DPW grows fresh produce for students, manages on-campus composting programs, develops and maintains the Student Farm, and educates students about gardening, composting, and food waste reduction. Funding will be used to expand programs and services, hire more student employees, purchase supplies, and conduct educational programming.

     

    DPW contributes to food production on campus. Through the implementation of a sustainable, closed-loop food-system, DPW grows food that is donated to on-campus food pantries (including the AS Food Bank). The newly built Student Farm located near West Campus is an educational space to learn and practice agricultural techniques. These practices demonstrate, economic, and environmental sustainability through, student leadership, employment opportunities, and community partnerships. The Student Farm also provides opportunities for primary scientific research through interdisciplinary academic programs.

     

     

     

    Do you approve of a fee increase of $1.40 per undergraduate (Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters). $0.97 is for the UCSB Community Financial Fund, $0.35 is for Return to Aid, an administrative assessment of $0.07 will be charged to all non-capital expenditures, and $0.01 is for the Associated Students recharge fee)?

    This new fee increase is an addition to the:

    $1.29 per undergraduate for Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters already collected to support the AS Department of Public Worms.

     

     

    Additionally, if approved, the entire Department of Public Worms/Compost and Gardening Program fee of $2.69 ($1.29 current fee plus $1.40 increase to the existing fee) per undergraduate student for Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarter will be placed on the same reaffirmation cycle.