ASUC Election Results

2012 ASUC general election results

Listed below are the results of the 2012 ASUC general election, as announced at Thursday night’s tabulation in the Valley Life Sciences Building at 6 p.m. During voting, which was held April 10, 11 and 12, students ranked candidates in order of preference. Following the calculation of the highest ranked
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VOICE Judicial Hearing in 20 Barrows on April 18, 2012, Judicial Council, L to R, Ryan Mattison, Scott Lara, Suneeta Israni, Erica Furer (Chair), Hinh Tran, Stephanie Chamberlain interviewed V.O.I.C.E. campaign manager Lynn Yu (far right.)

Judicial Council questions ASUC president, proponents of V.O.I.C.E. Initiative

The ASUC Judicial Council considered arguments and witness testimony surrounding the validity of ASUC President Vishalli Loomba’s executive order invalidating the V.O.I.C.E. Initiative from the 2012 general election ballot at a hearing Wednesday night. Over the course of the six-hour hearing, the council heard arguments and extensively questioned the legitimacy
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Candidates and their supporters spend long hours campaigning during election season.

ASUC candidates make physical, personal sacrifices for campaigns

CalSERVE Senator Anthony Galace sat eating lunch in front of the Bear’s Lair Food Court in Lower Sproul Plaza Wednesday afternoon, glad to have a moment of normalcy the day before the release of ASUC election results. Galace spent several 20-hour days campaigning for ASUC executive vice president on top
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Over $11,500 spent in ASUC election this year

Campaign finance documents for the 2012 ASUC general election show that candidates reported they spent a total of about $11,815. The Student Action party spent the most, but the party also ran the most candidates. Candidates from Student Action and CalSERVE — traditionally the strongest student political parties — spent
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ASUC April 18 Senate Meeting Agenda

At the ASUC Senate’s thirteenth week of session, a bill in support of negotiations with BART for student subsidies will be discussed, along with the reorganization of the ASUC Auxiliary’s administration and a ballot fee referendum to support The Daily Californian. According to a senate bill, BART is open to negotiating
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Both ASUC ballot referendums called into question

Both fee initiatives on this year’s ASUC election ballot may be invalid. On Saturday, the ASUC Judicial Council voted to hold hearings that call the fate of the V.O.I.C.E. and Class Pass referendums into question. The council will hold one hearing to decide whether ASUC President Vishalli Loomba’s executive order voiding The
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Out of order

CAMPUS AFFAIRS: The ASUC Senate’s choice to uphold President Vishalli Loomba’s executive order threatens campus democracy.

The ASUC is often criticized for failing to serve the students it exists to represent. Yet few times in recent memory has UC Berkeley’s student government taken action that so clearly delegitimizes the democratic ideals it purports to exemplify. On Wednesday evening, the ASUC Senate voted to uphold an executive
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Vishalli Loomba speaks to the Berkeley City Council to protest the changes to the second response protocol.

ASUC President issues executive order invalidating Daily Cal fee referendum

V.O.I.C.E. Initiative violates UC policy, and a solution could affect the Daily Cal's independence, Loomba says

ASUC President Vishalli Loomba issued an executive order early Wednesday morning invalidating an initiative on the 2012 ASUC general election ballot that asks students to support The Daily Californian. Loomba’s order comes just as the second of three voting days for the election begins. In the order, she cites a
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