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Breakdown of the Nov. 6 ballot propositions and measures

Voters in Los Angeles will vote on 11 statewide propositions, three city constitutional amendments and one countywide measure Tuesday. Here’s some information on all of them: Proposition 1 Proposition 1, officially called the Housing Programs and Veterans’ Loan Bond, would authorize the state to sell $4 billion in bonds to fund affordable housing programs. Read more...


The Undergraduate Students Association Council voted 10-2-1 to approve Richard White, a former USAC presidential candidate and fourth-year political science student, as election board chair. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshly appointed election board chair hopes to rewrite election code

This post was updated Oct. 31 at 2:33 p.m. A former undergraduate student government presidential candidate was appointed election board chair Tuesday night. Richard White, a fourth-year political science student and the Leaders Influencing Tomorrow presidential candidate in the 2018 Undergraduate Student Association Council elections, was confirmed by the council in a 10-2-1 vote after three hours of debate. Read more...

The Undergraduate Students Association Council voted 10-2-1 to approve Richard White, a former USAC presidential candidate and fourth-year political science student, as election board chair. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Claire Fieldman, the Undergraduate Students Association Council president, to begin the revision process, but there is no election board chair candidate up for a vote as of this article’s publication. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
Claire Fieldman, the Undergraduate Students Association Council president, to begin the revision process, but there is no election board chair candidate up for a vote as of this article’s publication. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

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Students will be able to vote for an amendment to create an Undergraduate Students Association Council position for international students. The position would serve as an intermediary between USAC and the Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New USAC position for international students added to spring ballot

The undergraduate student government may introduce a position to represent international students, following a vote at its Tuesday meeting. The position, which the Undergraduate Students Association Council voted Tuesday to put on the spring election ballot, is modeled after the transfer student representative and would serve as a liaison between USAC and the Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars. Read more...

Students will be able to vote for an amendment to create an Undergraduate Students Association Council position for international students. The position would serve as an intermediary between USAC and the Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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State law strives to facilitate development of affordable housing

A new state law plans to streamline the development of affordable housing in California and could potentially lead to more housing development in Westwood. Senate Bill 35 requires cities, such as Los Angeles, that have not met state-set affordable housing targets to approve projects where 10 percent or more of the units are set aside for affordable housing. Read more...

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