Notice of Referenda

Notice of Referendum by the Quebec Public Interest Research Group (QPIRG)-McGill

Referendum Regarding a Fee Increase for members of the SSMU
Referendum Regarding a Fee Increase for members of the PGSS

Full text of the motions are available at qpirgmcgill.org/elections-qpirg-mcgill as well as below.

Campaign & Polling Periods

The Referendum will occur between February 25 and March 2nd. Campaigning may take place during the entire referendum period, beginning at 08:00 on February 25th and ending when polling closes. Polling will take place from 08:00 on February 26th until 17:00 March 2nd, 2015. Students may vote online at https://ssmu.simplyvoting.com/.

Instructions Regarding the Formation of Yes & No Committees:

Any student or QPIRG member may form a “Yes” or a “No” committee by submitting a petition, signed by (50) students. The petition must include a motion to form a committee. A signature for petition purposes shall be valid only if it is accompanied by a corresponding name, student identification number, faculty, and program year. The petition must be submitted to the CEO of Elections QPIRG-McGill no less than twenty-four (24) hours before the opening of the polling period, and must include the name, email address, and phone number of a chair.

Students can be on one, but not both, campaign committees for a given referendum question. Any member or voter may be on committees for multiple referendum questions.

The Chief Electoral Officer of Elections QPIRG-McGill can be reached at electionsqpirgmcgill@gmail.com.

The QPIRG-McGill Bylaws can be accessed at this link:

QPIRG Bylaws 2015

The QPIRG-McGill Policy on Referenda can be accessed at this link:

QPIRG Referenda Policy (01.23.15)

The Full Text of the SSMU referendum question can be accessed at this link:

SSMU Question

The Full Text of the PGSS referendum question can be accessed at this link:

PGSS Question