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Autumn 2015 referenda results

Students have been voting this week to decide if the role of Students' Union President should be replaced with a full-time Equality and Diversity Officer.

816 students took part

319 voted yes (40%)

486 voted no (60%)

11 abstained

The role of President will therefore not be replaced.

The deadline to challenge the result or conduct of the referenda is 5pm 16 December. Complaints should be emailed to returning@sussexstudent.com



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