March 25th, 2020

KINGSTON, ON – The Alma Mater Society would like to congratulate Shoshannah Bennett-Dwara on her election as Undergraduate Trustee. 

Shoshannah won on the third ballot with 29.7% (738/2481) of the vote. Aidan Turnbull came in second with 21.2% (527/2481) of the vote. There were 1116 abstentions. 

The full results can be found on 

March Referendum Results 

The results for the question “Do you agree to the continuation of CFRC 101.9 FM’s optional fee of $ 8.22. This fee was originally established in 1976 and last went to referendum in 2016.” are as follows: 

Yes: 1220 (60.9%)  

No: 783 (39.1%)  

Total voters: 2481  

Abstain: 478 (19.3%) 

Please direct all media inquiries to Ananya Chakraborty, AMS Director of Communications, at or (613) 533-6000 x 75850  


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The central undergraduate student government at Queen’s University, the AMS represents over 18,000 students and is the oldest student government in Canada. There are over 1,000 student volunteers and 700 paid staff. 

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