Campaigns are in full swing as ASI looks to encourage engagement in the upcoming election.
Neither national politics nor student party affiliations play a significant role in Cal Poly’s elections.
“There are many federal issues that affect our universities, from student financial aid issues, federal research funding, to serving undocumented students, and addressing school safety,” Capps said in a press release announcing the meeting.
The meeting was part of California State University (CSU) Hill Day, with representatives and students from more than half of the 23 CSU universities advocating for system-wide issues.
Each filing packet includes general demographic questions as well as space to provide a candidate statement explaining why the student is running.
Survey results are in from an Associated Students Inc. (ASI) organized poll that students questions about skateboarding, bike lanes, an acknowledged alcohol presence on campus and a non-smoking policy.