You must notify the USG Vice President of a referenda idea at least five weeks before the USG election. This deadline will be announced at least 6 weeks before the election by the USG President, and open houses will be held the week before regarding the referenda process.
- Your referendum may be brought up for review at a Senate meeting if it is thought to be frivolous. The Senate can remove it from the ballot with a 5/6 majority vote. You will be notified if the Senate is reviewing your referendum. And as recourse, if you have 1/3 of the Undergraduate student body sign a petition to get the referendum back on the ballot, it will be placed on a ballot within three weeks.
- Referenda affecting the Honor Code require a 3/4’s majority vote.