The AMS ran the following question after receiving a successful student petition, containing 1,000 signatures. The referendum opened on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 12:01am, and closed on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 5:00pm.
Do you support your student union (AMS) in boycotting products and divesting from companies that support Israeli war crimes, illegal occupation and the oppression of Palestinians?
- Yes: 3,493 votes
- No: 2,223 votes
- Abstain: 435 votes
- Total Votes: 6,151 votes
- Total Electors: 51,614
Quorum: 4,130 votes (8% of Total Electors)
The Referendum does not pass, as quorum of 4,130 votes was not met in the Referendum, with “yes” at 3,493 votes.