The ASCSU Constitution establishes a student government with elected officials modeled after the United State’s separation-of-powers and plural elected executive governance structure.
Each year ASCSU holds a regular election to choose it’s new President, Vice President, and Speaker of the Senate. All members of the Association, that is all undergraduate and graduate students at CSU, can vote. Regular elections are held in early April. Students vote on RamWeb, which guarantees fair, transparent and proportional elections results.
The Executive Cabinet are chosen by the elected President/VP following their inauguration. The President and Vice President serve as the head of the Executive Branch for the entirety of the following school year.
Senators are made up from their respective colleges, having been appointed and ratified. They represent not only individual colleges but organizations on campus as well.
The Judicial Branch consists of seven Justices, plus the Chief Justice, who serve year-long appointments and are appointed by the Chief Justice and ratified by Legislative Branch.