Midterm Elections and Referendum, Publications - February 20th, 2007
378 people voted in this election. Write-ins that recieved less than 4% of the vote are not displayed.
Senate Election - Senior Class
One Senate seat has been opened to the class of 2007 by a resignation.
: 49 voters
|Katherine Willis 07||86% (42)|
Senate Election - Junior Class
Three Senate seats have been opened to the class of 2008 by resignations.
(Choose 3): 120 voters
|Joseph Silver 08||66% (79)|
|Halley Riley 08||63% (75)|
|Griffin Biedron 08||58% (70)|
|Andrew Maslan 08||41% (49)|
Constitutional Question 1 - Funding Referenda
To Section IV (Budgetary Committee) append
H. Any discretionary request for a single event of $10,000 or more that has been previously approved by the Senate shall go to a school wide referendum within seven (7) days of Senate approval. An affirmative vote by a simple majority of voters is required to finalize the allocation. If no such majority is garnered, no funding shall be allocated.
: 285 voters
|Accept this addition||81% (231)|
|Reject this addition||19% (54)|
Constitutional Question 2 - Master General Accountability
To Section IV (Budgetary Committee) append
I. Any rule regarding the expense of moneys by the Senate and Budgetary committee shall be applied to the expense of all moneys originating from the student activities fee.
: 183 voters
|Accept this addition||74% (135)|
|Reject this addition||26% (48)|
Constitutional Question 3 - No Contest Constitutional Change
A mechanism for the correction of Grammar, Punctuation, and obvious foolishness.
To Article X (Constitutional Amendment) append
C. Passage by the Senate Without Contest.
a) The Senate may, by ¾ vote, initiate an attempt to amend the constitution “without contest”. After such a vote the elections committee shall by an all campus email give notice and call for contestation.
b) If a petition with the signatures of 10 students is presented to the Elections chair within 7 days the attempt fails and the amendment cannot be passed without referendum.
c) If no valid petition is so submitted within 7 days, the amendment may be passed into the constitution by a majority vote of next meeting of the Senate.
: 233 voters
|Accept this addition||75% (175)|
|Reject this addition||25% (58)|
Constitutional Question 4 - Faculty Committee Eligibility
An Amendment to allow Senators who are JC members to hold seats on Faculty and Trustee Committees.
In Article VII Section B-2-A
Replace “These Senators may not serve concurrently on any other committee of the Senate” with “These Senators may not serve concurrently on any other standing Senate committee.
: 225 voters
|Accept this change||80% (180)|
|Reject this change||20% (45)|
Constitutional Question 5 - JC Interim Member Selection
To Article VII Section C
Append The Judiciary Council chair shall submit to the Senate an ordered list of 5 stand-by JC members. The senate may vote by simple majority to not approve this list, at which point the JC chair shall re-submit a list, taking into account the Senate’s objections. In the event that a JC member is not available for a hearing, through recusal or otherwise, the JC chair shall appoint interim members in order from the list of stand-by members.
: 164 voters
|Accept this addition||85% (140)|
|Reject this addition||15% (24)|
Constitutional Question 6 - JC Records Availability
To Article VII Section C-4
Append The Judiciary Council chair shall keep record of previously published JC decisions and make them available to the JC and to all students.
: 221 voters
|Accept this addition||97% (214)|
|Reject this addition||3% (7)|
Constitutional Question 7 - Appointments Board Eligibility
An Amendment to allow seniors and others to sit on the Appointments Board.
In Article III. Section D-6-A-3.
Append Sitting senators shall not be considered ineligible for the appointing board so long as they do not seek any other office of the AAS.
: 172 voters
|Accept this change||85% (146)|
|Reject this change||15% (26)|
If you could have another publication in Valentine, in addition to the NY Times, what whould it be?
Choose 3. The results may be used as the basis for a runoff.
(Choose 3): 366 voters
|Wall Street Journal||47% (173)|
|Weekend New York Times||47% (173)|
|Washington Post||37% (135)|
|The Onion||36% (133)|
|USA Today||25% (93)|
|Boston Globe||25% (92)|
|Financial Times||13% (46)|
|LA Times||11% (42)|
|Christian Science monitor||8% (29)|
|San Francisco Chronicle||4% (16)|