The official results – in detail as of March 28th, 2015.
The tally is in for the CSU General Elections and here are the final results: the Community Action slate has won across the board for the executive positions and all referendum questions have passed save the proposed changes to the dental plan.
For a full list of the newly elected executives, senators, and councilors, click here.
Here is the summary for the referendum questions
- Financial Changes – This question reorganized the allocation of funds paid per student per credit while keeping the total ($3.80) constant. PASSED.
- Indexation – Students were asked if they agreed with the CSU indexing said fees to inflation via the Consumer Price Index as of Fall 2015. PASSED.
- Reggie’s & Hive Café – Asked the student body if they would allocate between 10-15% of the Student Space, Accessible Education & Legal Contingency fund (totalling between $1,200,000-$1,800,000) for trenovations to Reggie’s bar and the downtown Hive café’s renovations. PASSED.
- Health/Dental Plan– Would have seen the CSU annual heath plan rise by $46.93 to a maximum annual cost of $240 per undergraduate student, and $143 for international students with dental insurance. FAILED.
- Special Bylaw K: Health/Dental Plan – Would have seen the CSU levy no more than $1.50 per student per semester for the purpose of administering its Health Plan, and the same per student each semester for the purpose of administering the Dental Plan. PASSED.
- Privatization – Asked the student body if they approved of the CSU taking a position against the privatization of the academic/public sectors. PASSED.
- Greenhouse – Asked the student body to support the continued prioritization of Loyola Student Greenhouse initiative. PASSED.
- P.U.S.H Fund – Asked for the student support for the reallocation of $1,850,000 (approximately 15% of the SSAELC fund) from the Student Space Accessible Education Legal Contingency fund (SSAELC) to create the Popular University Student Housing fund (PUSH). This would have been used as an autonomous revolving fund for cooperative student housing. PASSED.
The Concordian congratulates all the winners.