Monday, December 10

USAC candidate sanctioned for attaching signboard to lamp post


The undergraduate student government election board sanctioned Undergraduate Students Association Council general representative candidate Shubham Goel for attaching his signboard to a lamp post on Bruin Walk, according to an election board report published Monday night.

As a result, Goel will be not be allowed to campaign on campus from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday. All campaign materials attached to permanent fixtures must also be removed by 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Goel is the only candidate running under MakeUCLAGreatAgain, a new student-run political party, or slate.

Election Board Chair Lindsay Allen said attaching campaign materials to permanent fixtures can constitute safety hazards, according to UCLA policy.

Goel did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Students can vote in the USAC election on MyUCLA through 3 p.m. Friday. The election board will announce results Friday at 9 p.m. in Meyerhoff Park in front of Kerckhoff Hall.

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