Post Tagged with: "referendum"

Council Postpones Release of Results

The results of last Thursday’s Georgetown University Student Association senate restructuring referendum will not be released or certified before winter break, after the GUSA Constitutional Council extended its enjoinment of the Election Commission at a public hearing yesterday. The ruling comes on the heels of a complaint of unlawful electioneering[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The GUSA Constitutional Council invalidated the results of the referendum on a constitutional amendment to abolish the GUSA senate.

GUSA Delays Senate Reform Results

  The Georgetown University Student Association Election Commission announced it would hold the results of Thursday’s referendum on replacing the senate with a new assembly early this morning, pending a review of alleged unconstitutionality at polling stations. The Election Commission announced it would postpone the results in a tweet at[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News - Top

Smoke-Free Referendum Passes

The Georgetown University Student Association announced 49.64 percent of students voted “yes” in a referendum for a tobacco-free campus in results released Friday at 1:31 a.m. According to the GUSA Election Commission, 46.37 percent of students voted against the referendum. Thirty-four percent of students living off campus participated, 51 percent[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Smoking Ban Needs Nuance

Since the beginning of October, two students, Mac Williams (NHS ’17) and Georgetown University Student Association Senator Henry Callander (COL ’18) launched a petition to hold a student-wide referendum to ban any type of smoking on campus. The Smoke Free Georgetown petition itself is very short, with the simple description[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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After the D.C. Democratic Party did not submit Sanders’ name to the D.C. Board of Election, an activist filed a legal motion to keep his name from the ballot.

Sanders Cut From Ballot, D.C. Council Holds Vote

old an emergency vote to determine whether or not to include Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) name on the Democratic Party ballot for D.C.’s June 14 primary after the party submitted the candidate’s registration paperwork one day after the March 16 deadline. In order to be added to the primary ballot,[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Students Reject Live Registration in Referendum

The campus-wide referendum on course registration closed this morning with 83 percent of students voting to “keep pre-registration,” 7 percent voting to “switch to live registration” and 9 percent of votes indicating “no preference.” Thirty-three percent of students participated in the referendum, which was attached to the election ballot for[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Registration Referendum

This year’s Georgetown University Student Association executive presidential and vice presidential election, to be held Feb. 18, will also include a referendum on changes to the course registration system, as the university considers switching from a preregistration to a live registration model. Students should make their voices heard by voting[Read More…]

GUSA Approves Live Registration Referendum

The Georgetown University Student Association senate approved a resolution to hold a campus-wide referendum to gauge student opinions on changes to the course registration procedure in a vote to be held digitally during the GUSA executive elections Feb. 18. Approved on Jan. 24, the resolution authorizes the GUSA Election Commission[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Restricted by Jargon

The Georgetown University Student Association senate’s rejection of a referendum regarding student opinions on divestment Nov. 22, as proposed by GU Fossil Free, surprised many on the Hilltop. Many more did not even know such a vote was happening. Before the senate vote, GUFF had advertised that a referendum on[Read More…]

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GUSA Rejects Divestment Referendum

The Georgetown University Student Association senate rejected an initiative that would have created a student referendum of support for GU Fossil Free’s divestment goals on Sunday evening, citing a need to prioritize other issues on campus, such as sexual assault policy reform. The proposal is the second time GUFF has[Read More…]

by November 23, 2015 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top