Report – Ballot

2022 Associated Students and Campus Wide Spring General Election

________ Total Undergraduate eligible voters.

Total Voter Turnout: ________% ( ________ Ballots)


 

Constitutional Amendments

  1. The Nonpartisan Act

    This constitutional amendment eliminates the ability for the Internal Vice President and all Senatorial Candidates to run with political parties and their endorsements. Future candidates would no longer run with any political parties.

    A  “Yes” vote is in favor of eliminating the ability for the Internal Vice President and Senatorial Candidates to run with political parties.

    A “No” vote  would continue to allow for the Internal Vice President and Senatorial Candidates to run affiliated with a political party.

     

     

     

     

    The Nonpartisan Act

    Do you approve of the amendment of  Article VII Section 2. Executive Officers. of the Constitution and Article VI Section 4. Duties & Powers. of the constitution as follows:

    Changes noted in Bold

    SECTION 2. EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

    The Executive Officers of the Associated Students shall be elected annually by a majority vote (50% +1) of the Associated Students’ Membership.

    1. B) The Internal Vice President Affairs shall:
    1.   Serve as the Presiding Officer of the Senate except when the office of the

    President becomes vacant.

    1.   Serve as the representative of Associated Students in all internal affairs.
    2.   Advise and inform the President and the Senate on all campus matters.
    3.   Be responsible for facilitating the monitoring of the proliferation of student fees

    throughout the university.

    1.   Serve as the official liaison between Associated Students, the Office of Student

    Life, and Registered Campus Organizations.

    1.  Serve as the official overseer and reference for all interactions between the Senate

    Liaisons and their BCU’s. They must also train the Senators in how to be liaisons.

    1.   In the event that the office of the President becomes vacant, serve as President

    until a new President is duly elected.

    1.   Be a non-partisan representative of all undergraduate students at the University.

     

    SECTION 4. DUTIES & POWERS

    The Senate shall:

    1. A) Supervise and maintain the policies, properties and conduct of the Associated Students.
      B) Have authority over the responsibility for all Associated Students’ revenues and expenditures.
    2. C) Approve by majority vote (50% + 1) the annual budget.
      D) Approve and publish the annual audit by a Certified Public Accountant chosen by the Executive Director and subject to the majority approval (50% +1) of the Senate members present.
      E) Keep minutes of all proceedings.
      F) Ratify all appointments of the President, Presiding Officer, and the Judicial Council by a majority vote (50% + 1) of the Senate members present, unless otherwise provided herein.
    3. G) Be empowered to authorize all boards, commissions, Committees, and other agencies of the Associated Students, which shall:

    1) Aid in the execution of the policies and programs of the Associated Students. 2) Have the power of legislative initiative.
    3) Report regularly to the Senate.
    4) Keep records of all proceedings.

    5) Maintain regular contact with said AS Entity as outlined in Article VI, Section 1 F.

    1. H) Be empowered to establish and disband sub Judicial Council(s) as provided herein. I) Be empowered to investigate all matters pertaining to their legislative function.
      J) Be empowered to override a Presidential veto by a two-thirds (2/3) majority approval of the voting membership.

    1) Have the power to enact a phone vote if the vetoed legislation is deemed urgent in nature.

    1. K) Be empowered to authorize the expenditure of investment reserve funds by a three-fourths (3/4) majority approval of the voting membership.
      L) Be empowered to dismiss appointees of the President, the Presiding Officer, and the Judicial Council by a two-thirds (2/3) majority approval of the voting membership, unless otherwise provided herein.
      ) Be a non-partisan representative of all undergraduate students at the University.

     

     


2022 A.S. Candidates

President

  1. Gurleen Pabla - Storke Party

Internal Vice President

  1. Bee Schaefer - Independent
  2. Cesar Castillo - Independent
  3. Jessy Gonzalez - Isla Vista Party

External VP, Local Affairs

  1. Hailey Stankiewicz - Independent

External VP, Statewide Affairs

  1. Marvia Cunanan - Isla Vista Party

Student Advocate General

  1. Kristen Wu - Independent
  2. Shva Star - 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. Ava Gurwitz - Storke Party
  2. Faith Johnson - Storke Party
  3. Mina Matta - Storke Party
  4. Tessa Veksler - Storke Party

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

No candidates found

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

  1. Kellen Beckett - Storke Party

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. Adam Majcher - Storke Party
  2. Alexa Grines - Storke Party
  3. Avery Walters - Storke Party
  4. Granger Cruz-Brenneman - Independent
  5. Jeffrey Adler - Storke Party
  6. Jessica Klein - Storke Party
  7. sohum kalia - Storke Party
  8. Yael Berukhim - Storke Party
  9. Zachary  Orsinelli - Storke Party

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. “Eddie” Shihao Zong - Storke Party
  2. Ehsan Varnous - Storke Party

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. Nathan  Lee - Storke Party

Transfer Senator

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

Transfer Senator

  1. Jay Schmidt - Storke Party

International Senator

Two positions available (2) – Vote for a maximum of TWO (2) Senators

International Senator

  1. Boyi Wu - Independent
  2. MingJun Zha - Independent
  3. XIAOYANG HUA - Storke Party

2022 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 $2.69 per undergraduate for Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer quarters to support the AS Department of Public Worms (of the $2.69 collected, $0.67 is for a 25% return to aid, $0.07 is for a 7% administrative assessment collected on all non-capital expenditures, $0.02 is for the 1% AS recharge fee and $1.89 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 $24.29 per ASUCSB membership collected for Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer quarters to support Program Board (of the $24.29 collected, $4.59 is for return to aid, $0.38, of the administrative assessment, $0.05 is for the AS recharge fee and $19.27 goes to Program board? If reaffirmed the fee would be subject to reaffirmation every two years as mandated by the AS constitution.


  7. Trans and Queer Commission

    Do you support the continued funding of $2.12 per ASUCSB membership for Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters to support Trans & Queer Commission 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 TQComm)? 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.


2022 A.S. Fee Initiatives

  1. Cancel UC Student Association (UCSA)

    UC Student Association (UCSA)

    Do you support eliminating the collection of the UC Student Association (UCSA) lock in fee for $3.52* (of which $0.79 is for return to aid, $2.73 will go to UCSA) per AS/UCSB Membership per quarter (fall, winter, spring) and $3.40* (of which $0.79 is for return to aid, $2.61 will go to UCSA) for the summer quarter. 

     

    A new funding structure has been proposed by the UC Office of the President which requires the elimination of each UC campus’s current lock-in fee for UCSA . 

     

    A yes vote would mean the elimination of the fee. 

     

    A no vote would be a vote to continue funding the lock-in fee for UCSA. Given that there is a new fee being proposed by the UC Board of Regents, UC Office of the President and UCSA, The maintenance of this fee would result in UC Santa Barbara students paying into the organization in a redundant manner. This proposed system-wide fee would ensure that all UC campuses pay equally into the association.

     

    A no vote would require the UCSB student government to petition the UCSB Chancellor to eliminate the UCSA lock-in fee, as the new fee duplicates the existing fee.

     

    UC Student Association (UCSA)

    Do you support continued funding of $3.52* (of which $0.79 is for return to aid, $2.73 will for to UCSA) per AS/UCSB Membership per quarter (fall, winter, spring) and $3.40* (of which $0.79 is for return to aid, $2.61 will go to UCSA) for summer quarter for UC Student Association?