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Quinn Haaga wins 2016 ASUO presidential election

The runoff election results are in: Quinn Haaga of I’m with UO will be the new ASUO president. The I’m with UO executive ticket won with 2,244 votes, while One Oregon’s Zach Rentschler received 555 votes in total. Along with Haaga, the I’m with UO slate won every open position …

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Elections board dismisses grievance against One Oregon, bars one I’m with UO candidate

Two days before the runoff election ends, the ASUO Elections Board ruled on two grievances against both slates this morning. Grievance against One Oregon The board “declined to rule on” the grievance calling to remove One Oregon from the ballot for allegedly campaigning during a campaign ban. The grievance claimed …

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ASUO senate passes Young Americans for Liberty’s request to bring controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos to campus

We went to the ASUO Senate meeting so you didn’t have to. Here’s what you need to know: Senate approved special request to bring a controversial speaker to campus Young Americans for Liberty requested $4,500 to bring Milo Yiannopoulos to campus. Yiannopoulos, who identifies himself as “an ultimate troll,”  is …

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ASUO Senate live updates

Follow our live coverage of Wednesday’s ASUO Senate budget meeting below.   Live Blog ASUO Senate meeting updates   Access the full agenda here.

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I’m with UO files grievance asking to remove One Oregon from runoff election

I’m with UO is calling for all One Oregon candidates to be removed from the ASUO elections ballot, or at least a suspension of One Oregon’s campaign for the rest of the election.  I’m with UO campaign manager Andrew Dunn filed a grievance this morning claiming that One Oregon was …

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ASUO will hold third week of elections for some races after discovering faulty ballots

The ASUO will hold a third week of voting for five races after its Constitution Court ruled that some candidates were improperly excluded from this week’s runoff ballot. One Oregon and Duck Squad filed a joint grievance to the Constitution Court on April 11, asking to restart the whole runoff …

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First grievance filed against I’m with UO for using a university directory

One Oregon filed a grievance against I’m with UO senate seat 17 candidate Pablo Alvarez for wrongfully using a university email list to advocate for his candidacy on April 10. The grievance claims Alvarez sent out a mass email to political science students using using a department listserv. The recipient …

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One Oregon, Duck Squad file grievance to restart runoff election

One Oregon and Duck Squad have jointly filed an appeal to the ASUO Constitution Court to restart the election next week, stating the elections board unlawfully excluded some candidates from this week’s ballot. The grievance claims that the elections board sent out an incorrect runoff ballot by leaving out eight candidates …

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One Oregon gets the green light to campaign again starting April 13

According to a ruling from the ASUO Constitution Court on Monday, One Oregon candidates and volunteers will have just three days to campaign online and in-person before the ASUO runoff elections conclude Friday. This is a minor improvement for One Oregon compared to last week’s rulings by the ASUO Election Board, which banned …

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The presidential climb: the state of ASUO elections so far

Two weeks of ground campaigning, four grievances and 6,269 votes later, One Oregon executive candidates Zach Rentschler, Tori Ganahl and Adam Sharf are going head to head with I’m with UO candidates Quinn Haaga, Natalie Fisher and Zach Lusby in a runoff election. I’m with UO came out of the …

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I’m with UO, One Oregon advance to executive runoff election

The I’m with UO and One Oregon executive tickets have advanced to the 2016 ASUO runoff election. A total of 6,269 students voted in this week’s election. I’m with UO’s Quinn Haaga received 2,306 votes, while One Oregon’s Zach Rentschler came in second with 2,056. Haaga said she’s proud of …

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ASUO election board banned One Oregon, Duck Squad from campaigning on last day of elections

The election board ruled on April 7 to bar two slates, One Oregon and Duck Squad, from campaigning. Both campaigns are fighting to overturn the rulings before elections end. Here’s the breakdown: One Oregon is suspended from campaigning for bribery from Friday April 8 to 14 The election board charged …

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Updates on all three grievances filed against One Oregon

Note: This post has been updated to reflect the Emerald editorial board’s decision to decline to publish One Oregon’s apology letter. Since ASUO election ground campaigning started on March 28, three grievances have been filed against One Oregon. All of them called to bar the slate from campaigning. Here’s a …

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ASUO campaigns address the potential return of Uber

Despite almost being a year since Uber suspended its Eugene services after facing penalties from the City of Eugene, two ASUO election slates are calling for its return.   Members of two of the contending slates, “One Oregon” and “I’m With UO,” see the ride-share service as a remedy in …

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One Oregon campaign spending leads other campaigns to ask for future spending caps

The three slates running for various University of Oregon student government offices released information on their campaign donations and spending on Tuesday. The wide margin of spending between One Oregon and the other campaigns has caused some to question whether ASUO should institute a spending cap next year. One Oregon …

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Jason Selby elected as new ASUO Senate ombudsperson

Senate confirms new ombudsperson Jason Selby is the new ASUO Senate ombudsperson after senate unanimously confirmed his nomination. Newly elected senate president Max Burns nominated Selby to his former position at the last meeting. Ombudsperson has the responsibility of keeping track of voting during meetings and ensuring senators hold their …

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I’m with UO files grievance accusing One Oregon of bribery

I’m with UO campaign manager Andrew Dunn filed another grievance against One Oregon this morning. The grievance claimed that One Oregon has attempted to bribe members of Lambda Chi Alpha with financial donations in exchange for wearing its campaign T-shirts and supporting One Oregon. The grievance specified that One Oregon …

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Podcast: ASUO 2016 Vice Presidential Election Debate

Listen to the Daily Emerald’s annual ASUO Vice Presidential Election Debate moderated by Tran Nguyen in full. The candidates who participated in this debate included: Zach Lusby, Internal VP for I’m With UO Tori Ganahl, External VP for One Oregon Adam Sharf, Internal VP for One Oregon Sophie Albanis, External …

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Podcast: ASUO 2016 Presidential Election Debate

Listen to the Emerald’s annual ASUO presidential election debate moderated by Tran Nguyen. Key topics discussed in this debate include bringing Uber back to campus, One Oregon’s campaign spending and tuition transparency. The candidates who participated in this debate included: Quinn Haaga for I’m With UO Zachary Rentschler for One …

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Here’s what you missed at the ASUO debate tonight

Today the Emerald hosted an ASUO debate featuring the vice presidents and presidents from I’m with UO, One Oregon and Duck Squad. Candidates from each slate had the opportunity to discuss their platform and respond to questions about their campaign. Here are some highlights of the debate: Safe Ride, DDS …

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Duck Squad files grievance, asks elections board to bar One Oregon from campaigning

Duck Squad’s campaign manager, Vickie Gimm filed a grievance against One Oregon this morning, calling to bar One Oregon from campaigning on Thursday and Friday during the general election. The grievance claims that members of One Oregon’s campaign are wrongfully using contact information from a winter term petition to bring Uber back …

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One Oregon spent more than double what Duck Squad, I’m With UO spent this year

The three slates running for various University of Oregon student government offices released information on their campaign donations and spending today. One Oregon spent about $15,000 in this year’s election, more than double the amount spent by I’m With UO and Duck Squad combined. The largest portion of One Oregon’s revenue …

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Video: Interviews with the three ASUO campaigns

Ahead of the Emerald’s annual ASUO debate Tuesday night, Tran Nguyen and Duncan Moore took to the streets of campus to interview members of the three slates of the 2016 ASUO elections. We asked them about their vision, goals, funding and opinions on the Candidog campaign. Follow Tran Nguyen on Twitter: @tranngngn. Follow Duncan …

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Voting is now open on DuckWeb. Here’s how to do it.

Today is the first day to vote in the ASUO elections. Voting will be open four days, closing April 8 at 4 p.m. This year’s slates are I’m with UO, Duck Squad and One Oregon. Here’s how to vote: Sign in to DuckWeb, click “Student Menu” then click “Vote Now: …

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One Oregon fighting one-day campaigning ban from elections board

One Oregon may not be allowed to campaign for a day if the ASUO Constitution Court upholds the ASUO Elections Board’s sanction imposed in response to a grievance filed against the campaign last week. I’m With UO campaign manager Andrew Dunn filed a grievance on March 28 against One Oregon vice …

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Come to the Emerald’s annual ASUO elections debate April 5, 6-7:30 p.m.

On April 5, the Emerald will moderate its annual ASUO debate from 6-7:30 p.m. in room 123 of Global Scholars Hall. Unlike previous years, which have only allowed ASUO presidential candidates to debate, this year’s event will include a debate between the vice presidents on all three election campaigns: Duck Squad, I’m …

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Max Burns elected as ASUO Senate President

ASUO Senate elected senator Max Burns as its new President ASUO senate is back in order this week with a new president, Max Burns. Former ASUO Senate President, Kevin Dobyns finished his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration last term. Dobyns served as senate president since summer 2015. Senator, and ASUO …

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Mock “Candidog 4 Prezident” ASUO presidential campaign surfaces on Facebook

A new “campaign” seeking for the presidency at the University of Oregon student government joined Facebook on Monday. Running against the three official campaigns — One Oregon, Duck Squad and I’m with UO — whose Facebook pages gained hundreds of likes from the student body, Candidog 4 Prezident has had …

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ASUO Elections Guide Part 3: A list of the 100+ people running for UO student government

Not sure what you’re looking at? This is the third of a three-part series on ASUO elections. To learn more about student government at the UO, click here for part one. If you’re already familiar, but want to brush up on this year’s election process, click here for part two.  If …

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ASUO Elections Guide Part 2: Unlocking the elections

This is the second of a three-part guide to ASUO elections. To learn more about how student government is structured, click here for part one. If you’re looking for a full ballot of people running for student government, click here for part three. In less than two weeks, you’ll be …

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