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.
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 ...
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.
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.
By Cassa Niedringhaus | Nov. 2, 2012
The BEC issued a second major infraction after the terms of the first infraction were violated.
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 ...
By Cassa Niedringhaus | Oct. 30, 2012
Spencer Maass and Shelby Catalano accepted the major infraction issued to them.
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 ...
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 ...
By Cassa Niedringhaus | Oct. 26, 2012
The ad features a silhouette of a woman in a seductive pose.
By Kelly Olejnik | Feb. 1, 2011
The Board of Elections Commissioners aimed to address problems confronted in 2010's MSA presidential election.
By Amanda Capua | Dec. 7, 2010
The changes were proposed after judicial issues delayed this year's election.
By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 17, 2010
Eric Woods and Emily Moon received 40 percent of the student vote.
By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 16, 2010
The former officer said he did not want politics to harm the office.
By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 15, 2010
The website for online voting will remain open until 6 p.m. Wednesday.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 11, 2010
Travis says the Board of Elections Commissioners has mishandled complaints against his slate.
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 ...
By Kaylen Ralph | Nov. 10, 2010
The complaint pertained to campaign fliers covering other MSA presidential slates' fliers.
By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 10, 2010
The action does not affect the slate's standing on the MSA presidential ballot.
By Kaylen Ralph and Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 9, 2010
Online voting for the election will begin Nov. 15.
By Kelly Olejnik | Sept. 3, 2010
The changes also include a stricter infraction policy.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...