Below are the results of the 2018 Fall Referendum held among AMS members (undergraduate, Medicine, and MBA students at Queen’s). AMS voter turnout was 23.2%

Triennial Review

“Do you agree to the continuation of the Queen’s Health Outreach fee of $3.75 (subject to individual opt-out) for the next three years? This fee was originally established in 2006 and last went to referendum in 2015.”

Choice                        Votes              Percentage

YES                             2897                   79.1

NO                              766                     20.9

Abstain                      547

“Do you agree to the continuation of the Queen’s Space Engineering Team fee of $0.69(subject to individual opt-out) for the next three years? This fee was originally established in 2009 and last went to referendum in 2015.”

Choice                        Votes              Percentage

YES                             2707                   72.3

NO                              1039                   27.7

Abstain                      464

“Do you agree to the continuation of the Camp Outlook fee of $1.00 (subject to individual opt-out) for the next three years? This fee was originally established in 2016 and last went to referendum in 2016.”

Choice                        Votes              Percentage

YES                             2326                   66.9

NO                              1152                   33.1

Abstain                      732

 

Establishing and Increasing Fees

Do you agree to the establishment of a $0.10 fee (subject to individual opt-out) to support the Queen’s Institute for Healthcare Improvement?

Choice                        Votes               Percentage

YES                             3143                 81.8

NO                              697                   18.2

ABSTAIN                  370

“Do you agree to the establishment of a $0.69 fee (subject to individual opt-out) to support the Queen’s Genetically Engineered Machine Team?”

Choice                        Votes              Percentage

YES                             2266                   62.3

NO                              1373                   37.7

Abstain                      571

“Do you agree to an increase in the Friday Friends at Queen’s fee (subject to individual opt-out) from $0.20 to 0.40, an increase of $0.20?”

Choice                        Votes              Percentage

YES                             1767                   51.5%

NO                              1663                   48.5%

Abstain                      780

“Do you agree to an increase in the Queen’s Legal Aid (mandatory fee) from $5.00 to $5.50, an increase of $0.50?”

Choice                        Votes              Percentage

YES                             2204                   59.5

NO                              1500                   40.5

Abstain                      506

“Do you agree to an increase in the Queen’s Project on International Development $2.00 fee (subject to individual opt-out) from $2.00 to $2.50, an increase of $0.50?”

Choice                        Votes              Percentage

YES                             2125                   59.2

NO                              1466                     40.8

Abstain                      619

“Do you agree to an increase in the Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change fee (subject to individual opt-out) from $0.50 to $0.75, an increase of $0.25?”

Choice                        Votes              Percentage

YES                             2899                   76.2

NO                              904                     23.8

Abstain                      407