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CEDA Spring 17 ammendment ballot available

The CEDA Spring 2017 Ballot is available here -

You can read the amendments here -

Voting process closes 11:59PM, April 28th. Must be a 2016-2017 member of CEDA to vote.

CEDA Points

As a reminder, we use the points as calculated on as the basis for CEDA's sweepstakes awards.
Please let me know right away if there are any errors.
You can double-check your point totals online at:

Errors must be reported no later than Friday, March 17.

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2016 - 2017 Membership

Arizona State University
Augsburg College
Baylor University
Blue Ridge Community College
Boston College
Chabot College
Colombia University
City College of SF
CSU Fullerton
CSU Long Beach
Emory University
Emporia State
Fullerton College
George Mason
Georgia State
Harvard University
Idaho State University
Illinois College
Indiana University
James Madison University


March 2017 CEDA News

Several items to report at this time.

(1) AWARDS. The deadline for submitting awards has been extended to Friday, March 10. Awards are submitted online at

Winter 2016 Election Results

Thanks to everyone who agreed to stand for election. Congratulations to the following individuals who were elected. 56 ballots were returned. A list of schools voting is included.

2nd VP: Patrick Waldinger, Miami
Topic committee: James Herndon, Emory
Executive Secretary: Scott Herndon, UT-Dallas
Treasurer: ML Sandoz, Vanderbilt

Pacific: LaToya Green, CSU Fullerton
West: Travis Cram, Wyoming
East Central: Kurt Fifelski, Michigan
Southeast: Elijah Smith, Wake Forest
Mid America: Chris Loghry, Emporia State

CEDA Ballot Reminder

Ballots are due today, Saturday, December 10, by midnight (central).
The original email is below.
Please email if you have trouble accessing the ballot.


CEDA Winter Ballot

The ballot is now available for the election of new CEDA officers and rep for the topic committee. The ballot is online at:
Ballots are due by midnight (central), Saturday, December 10. Results will be announced shortly thereafter.

One vote per school. You need an account on the main CEDA site (not the forums) and the account must be set up to vote. If you have trouble accessing the site, please contact Jeff Jarman.

The following positions are on the ballot:

2018 - 2019 Resolution

Option 4 – Nukes, Trade, Treaties, Deference, Surveillance
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase statutory and/or judicial restrictions on the executive power of the President of the United States in one or more of the following areas:
• authority to conduct first-use nuclear strikes;
• congressionally delegated trade power;
• exit from congressional-executive agreements and Article II treaties;


2016 - 2017 Resolution Announcement

2016 - 2017 Resolution Announcement

57 schools voted. “Restrictions plus USFG” is the winning resolution. The resolution won with 37 first-place votes. The full wording is included. A complete breakdown of the votes is below. The list of schools voting is at the end.

Resolved: The United States Federal Government should establish a domestic climate policy, including at least substantially increasing restrictions on private sector emissions of greenhouse gases in the United States.

The first round of voting produced the following count of first-place votes.

Ballot reminder

REMINDER: The ballot for the 2016-2017 resolution is due before midnight (central), Tuesday, June 12.
The original information is below.


The ballot for the 2016-2017 resolution is available online at:

Ballots are due by midnight (central), Tuesday, July 12. Results will be announced on Friday, July 15.

A complete list of the resolutions is below.


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