Heintz Campaign Suspended

Hours before voting is set to begin, the Elections Planning and Advisory Committee has censured Paul Heintz ’06, a candidate for Student Assembly President, for a series of campaign violations. EPAC’s restrictions have all but ended his formal campaign.

Date: 18 Apr 2005 23:39:46 -0400
From: Elections Planning and Advisory Committee
Subject: Violations

In the interest of full disclosure, EPAC posts violations of election rules on this bulletin.

There were two campaign rule violations today.

Candidate: Paul Heintz
Violations: In one blitz, a supporter repressed a recipient list. In another blitz, a supporter engaged in negative campaigning against another candidate.
Sanction: Suspension of Campaign for the Duration of the Campaign Period (Tier Three)
– No blitzing by candidate or supporters
– No auto-replies about the campaign from candidate or supporters
– No signatures about the campaign from candidate or supporters
– No chalking by candidate or supporters
– No new posters (but current posters can stay up)
– No creation of a website
– No new campaign expenditures
– Verbal campaigning is still allowed