2015 Referendum Results

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.

Referendum Question:

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?

Ballot Details:

  • 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.

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