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Associated Students VP candidate asked to drop out

AS committee members stood near the voting stations passing out ice cream and flyers to promote the elections during the April 2016 elections. File Photo: The Sundial

Josselyne Rivas

April 12, 2017

As Associated Students (A.S.) elections are happening this week, the three competing slates near voting days. Vice President (VP) candidate Erika Villalvazo, from the "United We Stand" slate, has been denied eligibility to run. All candidates running for a position within A.S. must have a minimum...

Matador News: April 1st, 2015

Matador News: April 1st, 2015

Matador News

April 2, 2015

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson delays signing the religious freedom bill after protests from gay groups and Walmart. Matador News reporter Cassie Yanagacio reports on the Associated Students elections at CSUN, and reporter Victor Park has the latest on this morning's nine-hour police stand-off in Van...

Associated Students 2014 Elections Party Spotlight – United We Thrive

Victor Frost

April 1, 2014

Podcast Editor Victor Frost talks with Tiffany Zaich and Talar Alexanian, the Associate Students presidential and vice presidential candidates for "United We Thrive", about their plans should they be be elected and the issues they might face in implementing them....

2013 A.S. Election results are in

Benjamin Andrews

March 27, 2013

UPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The USU board of directors will now be led by chair Demonte Thompson and Shantaj Khan as vice chair. Polls closed Wednesday at 7 p.m. and the results of the election for Associated Students have been published on the A.S. website. Christopher Woolett and Talar Alexanian o...

Spring elections start Tuesday

Cynthia Gomez

March 24, 2013

The Spring 2013 elections for both Associated Students and University Student Union are being held Tuesday and Wednesday. Students can vote for a new A.S president and vice president, senators from colleges and divisions (lower, upper and graduate), and members of the USU Board of Directors. Bijan Na...

Amanda Flavin and Sydni Powell win CSUN A.S. presidential elections

Samantha Tata

April 17, 2011

Associated Students will undergo a legislative makeover for the Fall 2011 semester by eradicating the Policies Committee and reinstating the Legislative Affairs branch and clubs and organizations director, said president-elect Amanda Flavin. CSUN students elected Amanda Flavin and Sydni Powell to s...

CSUN students elect A.S. senators and presidential leaders

Samantha Tata

April 14, 2011

With all but one senate seat filled and a constitutional amendment passed, CSUN students chose their peer representatives in elections held on campus and online Wednesday and Thursday. CSUN students elected Amanda Flavin and Sydni Powell to serve as their Associate Students president and vice president...

A.S. election results

Yazmin Cruz

April 14, 2011

A.S. election results are in. Amanda Flavin and Sydni Powell from Strength in Diversity won the bid for the presidency. Along with deciding who their new representatives will be for the 2011-12 school year, students voted and passed the sole constitutional amendment on the ballot, which proposed to...

CSUN A.S. presidency and senate seats are up for grabs

Samantha Tata

April 12, 2011

Associated Students elections kick-off will take place today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Bayramian Lawn.  Polling booths and electronic voting will be available Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the Oviatt Lawn and at  The elections committee says results from the presidential and senatorial races will be available Th...

Write-in candidates step up in A.S. election

Liana Hofer

November 14, 2010

A.S. closed their two-day voting polls Wednesday night, in what turned out to largely be an election of write-ins. While there were 11 Senate seats available to be filled, only three (Lower Division, Upper Division, and Social & Behavioral Sciences) had candidates running for office this term. Raunika...

Voter turnout high for day one of A.S. elections

Katie Donahue

November 10, 2010

A.S. kicked off its two-day election Tuesday morning with a higher-than-expected voter turnout. As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, 1,133 students had voted in the election, said Dan Monteleone, A.S. assistant director of elections. “It’s way over our expectations,” said Raunika Nayyar, A.S. director of elections. The campus voting booths are open fr...

CSUN students to vote on referendum and senate seats on Nov. 9, 10

Krista Daly

November 3, 2010

A.S. will be holding elections Tuesday and Wednesday where students will have an opportunity to vote for senators as well as a referendum that would lower the GPA requirements for A.S. members. The referendum will lower the GPA from 2.5 to 2.0. In last year’s spring elections, students voted...

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