24th District Congresswoman announced yesterday that she will not re-run in next election
The City Council of Santa Barbara is drawing up new electoral boundaries with community input and will begin implementing by-district elections starting November 2015 as a result of a partial settlement of litigation citing violation of the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA).
Incumbent Lois Capps, D-Santa Barbara, won yesterday’s midterm election for the seat as California’s 24th Congressional District representative, beating out Republican challenger Chris Mitchum by approximately a three-point margin.
UCSB dorm residents elected current on-campus senator, second-year political science and communication double major Nikki Calderon to the position of Residence Hall Association President in this past week’s RHA election.
Active campaigning for the upcoming A.S. elections officially began yesterday and will continue for the next two weeks.
Both the Democratic Process Party (DP) and Open People’s Party (OPP) — the two dominating political parties in Associated Students elections — have begun their informational sessions regarding the upcoming spring elections.
The week-long campaigning period for this year’s Associated Students Elections officially began Sunday night after the ballot gained the A.S. Senate’s approval over the weekend, making candidates now free to post their billboards along campus sidewalks and bike paths. The elections ballot is now awaiting approval from the UC Office of the President General Council, […]
Associated Students Senate voted to overturn a presidential veto of last week’s revisions to the elections code and unanimously approved a resolution supporting divestment from fossil fuel companies during Wednesday’s 12-hour meeting. The elections code, which has been a subject of lengthy and contentious debate for the past three Senate meetings, will now go into […]
Voter Registration Volunteer Coalition and UCSB CalPIRG are hosting a local youth voting campaign today from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the Santa Rosa Residence Hall lawn in order to prevent student apathy toward voting and encourage students to cast their ballots. The “Get Out the Vote” campaign — which is themed “Sexy […]
Monetary influence on the democratic process will be explored this week as Californians head to the ballot box to decide on a variety of heavily funded social and economic propositions. Initiatives offered on the ballot this year have received nearly $350 million in sponsorship funding from various business groups, unions and corporate donors. According to […]