Section 13: Infraction of the Rules
13.01 Any member of the Association may file a grievance of any infraction of the Election Code.
13.02 The grievance will follow the following route to determine legitimacy:
- A - Chair
- B - Election Commission
- C - CSU-Pueblo Student Judicial Affairs Administrator or Dean of Student Life only if the infraction is a disciplinary matter
- D - ASG Judicial Branch
13.03 All grievances shall be as follows:
- A - Submitted in writing
- B - Presented to the Chair within twenty-four (24) hours of the alleged infraction.
13.04 Upon receipt of a grievance, the Chair will:
- A - Notify the alleged party of the infraction.
- B - Investigate the perceived infraction.
- C - Render a decision or refer to the Election Commission.
- D - Provide a written response to the Griever(s) of the decision.
13.05 Upon receipt of a grievance, the Election Commission will:
- A - Fully investigate the perceived infraction.
- B - Take one of the following actions:
- i - Dismiss the reported charges.
- ii - Issue an injunction(s).
- iii - Disqualify the candidate(s) against whom the charge was made.
- iv - Call the election “no contest” and call for a new election.
- v - If other action is required refer to the CSU-Pueblo Student Judicial Affairs Administrator or Dean of Student Services and Enrollment Management.
- C - Provide a written response to the Griever(s) of their decision.
13.06 The Judicial Branch is always available to students’ grievances. The Court will follow its established procedures.
13.07 Non-adherence to stated time parameters do not of themselves necessarily invalidate either a General or Special election process.
13.08 If a member of the Association feels that there is a valid reason to grieve the election process, such a grievance should be handled as would any other infraction.