2017 AMS Fall Referendum fee results released

All fees on the ballot passed, voter turnout saw 4.5 per cent increase

The AMS offices in the JDUC.
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Journal file photo

The AMS has released the 2017 Fall Referendum results. Voter turnout, according to the AMS, increased by approximately 4.9 per cent from last year. 

Most were Triennial Review Fees with the option to opt out. A single Establishing Fee of $0.35 was proposed for the Queen’s Space Conference, which successfully passed with 69 per cent of voters in support of the fee, versus 31 per cent against.  

Triennial Review Fee results (optional) were as follows: 

Centre for Teaching and Learning - $2.00 fee passed 

Yes – 75.3% (3110)

No – 24.7% (1022)

Dawn House Women’s Shelter - $0.85 fee passed 

Yes – 84.6% (3665)

No – 15.4% (665)

Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre - $1.00 fee passed 

Yes – 77.6% (3229)

No – 22.4% (959)

HIV/AIDS Regional Services - $0.75 fee passed 

Yes – 83.8% (3636)

No – 16.2% (702)

Project Red - $1.00 fee passed 

Yes – 73.3% (3045)

No – 26.7% (1108)

Queen’s Diabetes Society - $0.08 fee passed 

Yes – 81.3% (3512)

No – 18.7% (808)

Queen’s Engineers Without Borders - $1.25 fee passed 

Yes – 72.1% (3026)

No – 27.9% (1170)

Queen’s Medical Review - $0.65 fee passed 

Yes – 74.9% (3116)

No – 25.1% (1043)

Queen’s SAE Formula Race Team - $0.69 fee passed 

Yes – 61.0% (2491)

No – 39.0% (1591)

Reelout Arts Project Inc. - $1.50 fee passed 

Yes – 59.6% (2377)

No – 40.4% (1614)

UNICEF Queen’s - $0.75 fee passed 

Yes – 79.4% (3367)

No – 20.6% (874)

Union Gallery - $4.00 fee passed 

Yes – 59.8% (2450)

No – 40.2% (1645)

 

Triennial Review Fee results (mandatory) were as follows: 

Accessibility Queen’s Fund - $3.00 fee passed 

Yes – 81.7% (3536)

No – 18.3% (793)

Ban Righ Centre Mature Student Bursary - $1.00 fee passed 

Yes – 67.0% (2808)

No – 33.0% (1383)

Campus Observation Room (COR) - $0.85 fee passed 

Yes – 82.5% (3626)

No – 17.5% (770)

ReUnion Street Festival - fee decrease from $12.50 to $12.25 passed 

Yes – 79.6% (3452)

No – 20.4% (885)

Sexual Assault Centre Kingston - $1.00 fee passed

Yes – 87.6% (3873)

No – 12.4% (547)

Sexual Health Resource Centre - $1.00 fee passed

Yes – 84.4% (3728)

No – 15.6% (687)

Student Health Evening Clinic - $3.75 fee passed 

Yes – 79.6% (3407)

No – 20.4% (874)

Corrections

The original article said voter turnout increased 4.5 per cent. The article has been updated to note it increased 4.9.

The Journal regrets the error.

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