Tag: Referendum

GUSA restructuring referendum passes on third attempt

GUSA restructuring referendum passes on third attempt

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02/23/2018

The third referendum attempt to restructure the GUSA Senate has successfully passed, according to the GUSA Election Commission on Friday, Feb. 23. The commission announced the result on Twitter at 12:29am. The referendum, attached to Thursday’s executive ballot, was composed of two questions. The first changed the election of GUSA senators to be based on…

Third referendum on GUSA restructuring attached to executive ballot

Third referendum on GUSA restructuring attached to executive ballot

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01/31/2018

On Monday, Jan. 29, the GUSA Election Commission announced a two-question referendum will be attached to the executive ballot this February. The referendum proposes structural changes to GUSA and expands protections for student participation in the senate. In an university-wide email, the commission wrote that the student body will vote on the referendum questions on…

GUSA constitutional referendum fails

GUSA constitutional referendum fails

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05/02/2017

A referendum on two amendments to the GUSA Constitution failed because while the majority of votes cast were in favor, the total number of votes in favor did not exceed the required threshold of 25 percent of the student body. According to the GUSA Election Commission’s official Twitter account, turnout for the April 25-27 voting…

GUSA’s Smoking Referendum Falls Short

GUSA’s Smoking Referendum Falls Short

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12/02/2016

On Thursday, the Georgetown student body had the opportunity to vote on a GUSA referendum regarding a complete ban on tobacco consumption on the university’s main campus. The referendum is a non-binding measure to gauge the student body’s opinion toward such a ban. The poll is simply a barometer, and the administration has been clear…

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