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 constitution [2019/04/12 16:40]brown Remove Union Rep and Computer Rep positions. Minor changes to voting procedures, allow for email communication, fix some typos. constitution [2021/06/28 08:34] (current)elimoore Both sides previous revision Previous revision 2021/06/28 08:34 elimoore 2019/04/12 16:40 brown Remove Union Rep and Computer Rep positions. Minor changes to voting procedures, allow for email communication, fix some typos.2016/02/10 16:39 asaenz 2016/02/10 16:36 asaenz created 2021/06/28 08:34 elimoore 2019/04/12 16:40 brown Remove Union Rep and Computer Rep positions. Minor changes to voting procedures, allow for email communication, fix some typos.2016/02/10 16:39 asaenz 2016/02/10 16:36 asaenz created Line 17: Line 17: - Officers other than the Presidential appointees are elected to terms of one year. Elections are conducted by mail ballot during the Spring Quarter and may be held at any time except the first week of classes and finals'​ week. \\ \\ - Officers other than the Presidential appointees are elected to terms of one year. Elections are conducted by mail ballot during the Spring Quarter and may be held at any time except the first week of classes and finals'​ week. \\ \\ - The President must announce the election at least one week beforehand and request nominations for officers. Nominations may be submitted to the President in writing until the day before the election, and may be submitted verbally at any meeting called during this nomination period. \\ \\ - The President must announce the election at least one week beforehand and request nominations for officers. Nominations may be submitted to the President in writing until the day before the election, and may be submitted verbally at any meeting called during this nomination period. \\ \\ - - Voting Method: Voting is conducted following the Borda count method, as detailed here: \\ \\ Suppose there are N candidates for a position with K vacancies. Voters shall rank candidates, assigning no two the same rank for a given position. \\ \\ After all votes are collected, the score tabulators will assign N points to each top ranked candidate, N-1 points to each second ranked candidate, etc. The K candidates with the most points will be elected to the K open positions. \\ \\ If a tie makes it impossible to determine the top K candidates, the candidate with the lowest point total will be erased from ALL voters'​ rankings and the the tabulation/​election method repeated. If necessary, the elimination and tabulation process may be repeated until the top K candidates can be distinguished ​. \\ \\ The top overall ranked candidate elected to be a GSA representative will be appointed as the Lead GSA representative. Ties for the Lead position shall be resolved by removing all candidates not involved in the tie from ALL ballots then reapplying the Borda count method as described previously. \\ \\ + - Voting Method: Voting is conducted following the Borda count method, as detailed here: \\ \\ Suppose there are N candidates for a position with K vacancies. Voters shall rank candidates, assigning no two the same rank for a given position. \\ \\ After all votes are collected, the score tabulators will assign N points to each top ranked candidate, N-1 points to each second ranked candidate, etc. The K candidates with the most points will be elected to the K open positions. \\ \\ If a tie makes it impossible to determine the top K candidates, the candidate with the lowest point total will be erased from ALL voters'​ rankings and the the tabulation/​election method repeated. If necessary, the elimination and tabulation process may be repeated until the top K candidates can be distinguished . \\ \\ -Qualifications and Duties of Officers: -Qualifications and Duties of Officers: *The President is responsible for the conduct of the meetings and elections. The President fills, by appointment,​ any vacancies in the offices of the Galois Group or any new position which may arise. *The President is responsible for the conduct of the meetings and elections. The President fills, by appointment,​ any vacancies in the offices of the Galois Group or any new position which may arise.