2019-B-1 ASMSU Fund Use in Campaigns
Sponsor: Ambika Murali
Co-Sponsors: Jack Schmitz
Vote Necessary: A majority
Intent:To ensure ASMSU resources are not used to advocate for or against any ballot measure or candidate.
A. Campaigning shall be defined as the use of any written or verbal presentation in the name of any candidate or ballot measure.
B. All candidates and sponsors of ballot measures shall not break any University, local,
state, or federal laws, ordinances, rules or regulations while campaigning.
C. No candidates for Executive Team shall spend more than $500 on campaign related
expenses as a complete ticket; no candidate for Senate shall spend more than $100 on campaign related expenses.
Candidates for Executive Team will be eligible to receive reimbursement from ASMSU, not to exceed $250; Candidates for Senate will be eligible to receive reimbursement from ASMSU, not to exceed $50.
D. ASMSU funds, time, equipment, or supplies shall not be used in campaigning for or against any candidate or ballot measure, except where expressly defined in the ASMSU Bylaws.
a. A statement of personal opinion shall not be construed as a use of ASMSU time (while promoting for a candidate or ballot measure).
E. Rules will be enforced as defined in the Elections Policies and Procedures Manual.