Ballot Measures:

  • A constitutional amendment: a ballot measure that changes the ASUW Constitution
  • An initiative: a ballot measure that is placed on the ballot by means of a petition of ASUW members
      • 5% of ASUW members
  • A referendum: a ballot measure that is placed on the ballot by vote of the ASUW Board
      • Two/thirds vote of the Board

Initiative & Constitutional Amendment Requirements:

    • All initiatives and constitutional amendments must be certified by the Office of the Registrar to have signatures equal to five percent of the ASUW membership in favor of placing the initiative on the ballot
    • The wording of initiatives amending the constitution must be approved by ASUW Judicial Committee and by the Board of Directors before the collection of signatures
    • initiatives amending the constitution can only be placed on the General Election ballot after a majority vote by the Board of Directors

Deadlines

    • ASUW Constitutional Amendment: Submit petition to the ASUW Judicial Committee by 5:00pm on March 27th, 2017
    • Ballot Initiatives: Petitions must be submitted to the ASUW Judicial Committee by 5:00pm on March 27th, 2017