Violations

2020 ASUW ELECTION COMPLAINTS

COMPLAINT RESPONDENT VIOLATION
Bryn Sinclair Sahra Ibrahim Article 15, Section 3, Bylaws
Bryn Sinclair Camille Hattwig, Clara Coyote, Dalton Owens, Et. Al Article 15, Section 3, Subsection D
Timothy Billings Camille Hattwig, Dalton Owens, Clara Coyote, Rachel Smithers, Alex Schroeder and Mohammad Waleed Khan Violating federal law, Purchasing endorsement, and deceiving voters
Cooper Robertson Camille Hattwig, Clara Coyote, Dalton Owens, Et. Al Article 15, Section 3, Subsection D
Cooper Robertson EAC Chair David Frantz, EAC Vice Chair Michael Sandquist  Section 9, subsection 4
Regarding Continuing the Hearing
– The hearing is scheduled to resume from recess at 5:00 pm on Friday May 29th 2020.
– Campaign managers may stand in for candidates (EPP, Section III, Point 7) or respondents  may designate a student representative at the hearing.
– Added Evidence regarding Cases #3 and #5 have been submitted by complainants and shared with the respective respondents as of Wednesday May 27th, 2020 3:00 am.
– If respondents would like, they may submit written testimony for the hearing prior to 5:00 pm Friday May 29th, 2020 (optional). This must be submitted to fatimas@uw.edu CC’ing sniglet@uw.edu.
The Appeals Process
Appeals can be filed with the Board of Directors after the presentation of the Judicial Findings.
Zoom Link 
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: May 29, 2020 05:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: ASUW Judicial Committee Complaint Hearing

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LISTING AND CLASSIFYING A VIOLATION

Minor

  1. Has a mandatory penalty of a fine not exceeding $75
  2. The violation must have been unintentional and corrected within twenty-four hours of receiving written notice from the EAC, and the provision violated must have been violated less than four times

Major

  1. All violations not punished as minor or severe violations are major violations, and have a mandatory penalty of a monetary fine not less than $75
  2. May also result in disqualification, at the discretion of the Judicial Committee

Severe

  • Violate any applicable law, whether federal, state, or local
  • Intentionally deceive any voter in recording that voter’s vote by providing incorrect or misleading information or by providing faulty election equipment
  • Tamper or alter any official election material or ballot without authorization
  • Use any menace, force, threat or unlawful means to hinder or deter any voter from voting, or obtain a vote for or against any candidate or ballot measure
  • Directly or indirectly offer any bribe, reward, or anything of value to a voter in exchange for the voter not voting, or in exchange for the voter’s vote for or against any candidate or ballot measure

FILING A VIOLATION

Types of Violations

Violations can be filed by anyone who believes a candidate, ticket, ballot measure affiliate, or affiliate of a candidate/ticket violated something in the EPP. Violations can be minor, major, or severe. A severe violation means automatic disqualification as well as a fine no less than $75. A violation is classified as minor if it is unintentional, is corrected within 24 hours of notice from the EAC Chair and happens no more than four times. It also involves a fine no more than $75. Any violation not considered minor or severe is classified as major and has a mandatory penalty of no less than $75 and can result in disqualification.

Filing a Violation

To file a violation one can go to vote.asuw.org and print off a violations form to be signed in the presence of the Assistant Director of Student Activities in the SAO office located in HUB 232. A violations form can also be obtained in from the Assistant Director.

Complaint Hearing Date

If a violation is filed against you or you file a complaint, a hearing will be held Friday, May 22nd, 2020 at 5:00 PM by the Judicial Committee where the complainant and the respondent have the opportunity to make opening statements, call witnesses, and explain their side of the allegation. Either a judgment or a dismissal will be made by the Judicial Committee, which will be presented by a committee member to the Board of Directors. The complainant and respondent will have the opportunity to make a statement to the Board before they make a decision.

To be held on Zoom:

Regarding Continuing the Hearing
– The hearing is scheduled to resume from recess at 5:00 pm on Friday May 29th 2020.
– Campaign managers may stand in for candidates (EPP, Section III, Point 7) or respondents  may designate a student representative at the hearing.
– Added Evidence regarding Cases #3 and #5 have been submitted by complainants and shared with the respective respondents as of Wednesday May 27th, 2020 3:00 am.
– If respondents would like, they may submit written testimony for the hearing prior to 5:00 pm Friday May 29th, 2020 (optional). This must be submitted to fatimas@uw.edu CC’ing sniglet@uw.edu.
The Appeals Process
Appeals can be filed with the Board of Directors after the presentation of the Judicial Findings.
Zoom Link 
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: May 29, 2020 05:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: ASUW Judicial Committee Complaint Hearing

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://washington.zoom.us/j/98237268421

Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +12532158782,,98237268421#  or +16027530140,,98237268421#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 253 215 8782  or +1 602 753 0140  or +1 669 219 2599  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 720 928 9299  or +1 971 247 1195  or +1 213 338 8477  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 470 250 9358  or +1 470 381 2552  or +1 646 518 9805  or +1 646 876 9923  or +1 651 372 8299  or +1 786 635 1003  or +1 267 831 0333  or +1 301 715 8592
Webinar ID: 982 3726 8421
International numbers available: https://washington.zoom.us/u/ayuJayb8H

Or an H.323/SIP room system:
H.323:
162.255.37.11 (US West)
162.255.36.11 (US East)
221.122.88.195 (China)
115.114.131.7 (India Mumbai)
115.114.115.7 (India Hyderabad)
213.19.144.110 (EMEA)
103.122.166.55 (Australia)
209.9.211.110 (Hong Kong SAR)
64.211.144.160 (Brazil)
69.174.57.160 (Canada)
207.226.132.110 (Japan)
Meeting ID: 982 3726 8421
SIP: 98237268421@zoomcrc.com