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MSA slates debate campus safety, advocacy, internal changes

In Print: MSA slates debate campus safety, advocacy, internal changes

By George Roberson , Jack Waddell and Waverly Colville | Oct. 28, 2014

The next MSA debate is scheduled for Nov. 6 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

On Campus: BEC approves three 2014 MSA presidential slates

Posted to On Campus by Elizabeth Loutfi on Oct. 13, 2014 at 7:48 p.m.

The 2014 Missouri Students Association presidential election is officially underway. Three presidential slates submitted paperwork to the Board of Elections Commissioners last Thursday. BEC Chairman Derek Chung said the petitions filed by all slates were validated and passed the requirements to run in the election. The 2014 MSA presidential slates ...

In Print: New BEC handbook promotes competition, creativity

By Waverly Colville | Sept. 23, 2014

The Board of Elections Commissioners are prepared to oversee a fair election while promoting more freedom for each slate.

In Print: BEC handbook passed after talks of reform, but under time constraints

By Covey Eonyak Son | June 3, 2014

A number of amendments to the handbook seek to deregulate the MSA presidential election and promote “more competition,” BEC chairman Derek Chung said.

In Print: Maass, Catalano issued second major infraction by the BEC

By Cassa Niedringhaus | Nov. 2, 2012

The BEC issued a second major infraction after the terms of the first infraction were violated.

On Campus: Second major infraction issued to Maass/Catalano, slate not expelled from race

Posted to On Campus by Elise Moser on Oct. 30, 2012 at 8:23 a.m.

The Board of Elections Commissioners issued a second major infraction to MSA presidential slate Spencer Maass and Shelby Catalano this morning. After the first major infraction issued Monday, Maass/Catalano was given 4 hours from 3:37 p.m. to take down all campaign materials, including online materials. The campaign ...

MSA presidential slate issued major infraction

In Print: MSA presidential slate issued major infraction

By Cassa Niedringhaus | Oct. 30, 2012

Spencer Maass and Shelby Catalano accepted the major infraction issued to them.

On Campus: Slate Maas/Catalano accepts BEC-issued infraction

Posted to On Campus by Kelly Olejnik on Oct. 29, 2012 at 4:23 p.m.

Missouri Students Association presidential candidates Spencer Maas and Shelby Catalano accepted the major infraction issued to them by the Board of Election Commissioners at 8 a.m. Monday morning. According to the BEC and a previous Maneater blog post, the infraction was issued by the BEC because the slate did ...

On Campus: BEC issues major infraction to Maass/Catalano

Posted to On Campus by Elise Moser on Oct. 29, 2012 at 8:39 a.m.

The Board of Elections Commissioners has issued a major infraction to Missouri Students Association presidential slate Spencer Maass and Shelby Catalano. According to the BEC, the slate did not submit its required campaign materials as outlined on page 4 in the BEC handbook as required every Friday by 5 p ...

In Print: Maass/Catalano targets women with new ad

By Cassa Niedringhaus | Oct. 26, 2012

The ad features a silhouette of a woman in a seductive pose.

In Print: MSA shakes up election bylaws

By Kelly Olejnik | Feb. 1, 2011

The Board of Elections Commissioners aimed to address problems confronted in 2010's MSA presidential election.

In Print: MSA, BEC to make changes in election process

By Amanda Capua | Dec. 7, 2010

The changes were proposed after judicial issues delayed this year's election.

Woods-Moon wins MSA presidential election

Woods-Moon wins MSA presidential election

By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 17, 2010

Eric Woods and Emily Moon received 40 percent of the student vote.

In Print: Investigation of BEC will fall to new MSA inspector general

By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 16, 2010

The former officer said he did not want politics to harm the office.

MSA voting begins with Travis-Horan back on ballot

MSA voting begins with Travis-Horan back on ballot

By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 15, 2010

The website for online voting will remain open until 6 p.m. Wednesday.

On Campus: Student Court ruling puts Travis-Horan back on ballot

Posted to On Campus by Kelly Olejnik on Nov. 14, 2010 at 11:41 p.m.

Four days after the Travis-Horan Missouri Students Association presidential slate was removed from the election for a series of infractions, the Student Court chose to reinstate the candidates Sunday. The court found candidates Josh Travis and Michelle Horan guilty of one intentional infraction and two negligent infractions after hearing oral ...

On Campus: MSA inspector general resigns amid election controversy

Posted to On Campus by Kelly Olejnik on Nov. 12, 2010 at 5:03 p.m.

After announcing and then revising his intentions to investigate the Missouri Students Association's Board of Elections Commissioners, Inspector General Eric Hucker resigned from his position, according to an e-mail sent at 3:11 p.m. Friday. Hucker said early Thursday morning that he intended to investigate the BEC for ...

Two candidates or three? Student Court to decide

In Print: Two candidates or three? Student Court to decide

By Kaylen Ralph | Nov. 12, 2010

The court will choose to uphold or repeal a decision from MSA's elections commissioners keeping Travis-Horan off the ballot.

On Campus: MSA inspector general plans to investigate Elections Commissioners

Posted to On Campus by Kaylen Ralph on Nov. 11, 2010 at 12:36 a.m.

After handing down three infractions to Missouri Students Association presidential candidate Josh Travis in the past three days, the Board of Elections Commissioners finds itself under investigation by MSA's Office of Inspector General. The Board of Elections Commissioners, which is responsible for maintaining fairness in MSA elections and taking ...

On Campus: Travis-Horan issued third infraction over T-shirt sales

Posted to On Campus by Kaylen Ralph on Nov. 11, 2010 at 12:14 a.m.

Student Court Chief Justice Lischen Reeves said the Travis-Horan slate has until 7 p.m. Nov. 15 to submit briefs in their defense against the three infractions that the Board of Elections Commissioners has issued to the slate. The slate was issued a third infraction Wednesday evening by the BEC ...

Pending Student Court decision, Travis off MSA ballot

Pending Student Court decision, Travis off MSA ballot

By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 11, 2010

Travis says the Board of Elections Commissioners has mishandled complaints against his slate.

On Campus: Student Court decision pending, Travis-Horan off MSA presidential ballot

Posted to On Campus by Kelly Olejnik on Nov. 10, 2010 at 9:25 p.m.

The Missouri Students Association presidential slate for Josh Travis and Michelle Horan was issued a second intentional infraction by the Board of Election Commissioners on Wednesday. This action, according to the BEC handbook, would keep the candidates off the ballot. The BEC found Travis-Horan guilty of lack of documentation regarding ...

UPDATE: Complaint against Hansen-Oxenreider dropped

UPDATE: Complaint against Hansen-Oxenreider dropped

By Kaylen Ralph | Nov. 10, 2010

The complaint pertained to campaign fliers covering other MSA presidential slates' fliers.

Campaigning privileges revoked for Travis-Horan

By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 10, 2010

The action does not affect the slate's standing on the MSA presidential ballot.

In Print: Judicial issue delays MSA presidential election

By Kaylen Ralph and Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 9, 2010

Online voting for the election will begin Nov. 15.

BEC handbook changes restrict campaigning in res halls

In Print: BEC handbook changes restrict campaigning in res halls

By Kelly Olejnik | Sept. 3, 2010

The changes also include a stricter infraction policy.

MSA senate adds step in legislation approval process

In Print: MSA senate adds step in legislation approval process

By Kelly Olejnik | Sept. 3, 2010

The bill will prevent backup of legislation.

On Campus: Three BEC members confirmed

Posted to On Campus by Kelly Olejnik on Sept. 1, 2010 at 12:23 a.m.

The Missouri Students Association Operations Committee approved three Board of Elections Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday evening. The BEC is responsible for overseeing MSA elections and ensuring the organization's bylaws are followed. Jacob Sloan was confirmed as BEC Chairman. Xavier Billingsley and Logan Borgsmiller were confirmed as Vice-Chairmen. Borgsmiller ...

In Print: MSA, BEC considered sanctioning exploratory committee

By Jaime Williams | July 7, 2010

Sophomore Josh Travis' exploratory committee for his potential campaign might have gone against MSA bylaws.

On Campus: Four more complaints filed today

Posted to On Campus by Anna Koeppel on Nov. 18, 2008 at 9:39 p.m.

Board of Elections Commissioners Chairman Justin Mohn said four more complaints were filed today in the MSA presidential and vice presidential election. Seth Botts filed a complaint alleging he was denied pizza by the Paul-Hoffmann campaign, who was giving out pizza to students in Brady Commons today. The Paul-Hoffmann slate ...

On Campus: Full text of BEC rulings

Posted to On Campus by Anna Koeppel on Nov. 14, 2008 at 8:20 a.m.

Last night, the Board of Elections Commissioners ruled on five out of nine complaints from Missouri Students Association presidential and vice-presidential candidates, including the Jordan Paul/Colleen Hoffmann slate and the Phyllis Williams/Jonathan Snipes slate. No complaints have been filed by or against Joe Fessehaye and Lindsey Abell. The ...

On Campus: BEC debate video online, available for viewing

Posted to On Campus by Anna Koeppel on Oct. 28, 2008 at 10:42 p.m.

Video from Monday night's Missouri Students Association presidential and vice-presidential debate, sponsored by the Board of Elections Commissioners, is available on The Maneater's Web site. Candidates on the diversity fee:   On the budget:   On trayless dining in the residence halls:   Read the whole story here. Check themaneater.com ...