January 30, 2018 

 

KINGSTON, ON – Below are the results of the 2018 Winter Referendum. Voter turnout was 30.1%

 

Triennial Review

Helen Tufts Child Outreach Program

“Do you agree to the continuation of a $0.60 fee (subject to individual opt-out) to support the Helen Tufts Child Outreach Program?  This fee was originally established in 2011 and last went to referendum in Fall 2014”

Choice          Votes          Percentage

YES               3274               71.9%

NO                   1281               28.1%

ABSTAIN        835

Increasing Fees

DECA Queen’s

“Do you agree to an increase in the DECA Queen’s fee (subject to individual opt-out) from $0.50 to $1.00, an increase of $0.50?”

Choice          Votes          Percentage

YES                 1612               36.1%

NO               2856               63.9%

ABSTAIN      922

Bus-It

Do you agree to an increase in the Bus-It fee (mandatory fee) from $68.32 to $90.00, an increase of $23.68?

Choice          Votes          Percentage

YES            2478               52.2%

NO               2266               47.8%

ABSTAIN    646

Establishing Fees

Global Brigades Queen’s Chapter

Do you agree to the establishment of a $0.15 fee (subject to individual opt out) to support the Queen’s Chapter of Global Brigades?

Choice          Votes          Percentage

YES               2640               58.4%

NO                   1883               41.6%

ABSTAIN     867

ASUS Orientation Fundraising Fee

Do you agree to the establishment of a $0.75 fee (subject to individual opt-out) to support the ASUS Orientation Fundraising Fee?

Choice          Votes          Percentage

YES               2877               60.5%

NO                   1879              39.5%

ABSTAIN     634

 

Trips-by-Transit

“Do you agree to the establishment of a $0.25 fee (subject to individual opt-out) to support Trips by Transit?”

Choice          Votes          Percentage

YES              3026               64.7%

NO                  1653              35.3%

ABSTAIN    711

Peer Support Centre

“Do you agree to the establishment of a $8.00 fee (mandatory fee) to support the Peer Support Centre?”

Choice          Votes          Percentage

YES              2737              57.9%

NO                 1993               42.1%

ABSTAIN      660

 

Please direct all media inquiries to Jennifer Li, AMS President, at president@ams.queensu.caor (613) 533-6000 x32726 

 

Alma Mater Society (AMS) – https://www.myams.org 

The central undergraduate student government at Queen’s University, the AMS represents over 17,000 students and is the oldest student government in Canada. It has over 1,000 student volunteers and 700 paid staff.

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