February 13, 2018
KINGSTON, ON – Below are the results of the 2018 Special Referendum on JDUC Redevelopment held among AMS members (undergraduate, Medicine, and MBA students at Queen’s). AMS voter turnout was 20.8%
Establishing a JDUC Redevelopment Fee
“Do you agree to the establishment of a mandatory, non-reviewable $89 fee to support the redevelopment of the John Deutsch University Centre, to be collected annually commencing in the 2019-2020 academic year?
Approval of this question will result in a University capital contribution of $20,000,000 and additional funding to cover financing costs.”
Choice Votes Percentage
NO 1823 51.1%
YES 1746 48.9%
AMS President Jennifer Li released the following statement:
“We are obviously disappointed that we were unable to secure a student contribution to the JDUC Redevelopment project at this time.
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