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Spring 2016 referenda results

Students have been voting this week in two referenda.

Should the University of Sussex Students’ Union have a policy to oppose the replacement of Trident, the UK’s nuclear weapons system?

537 students took part

318 voted yes (64% of voters)

174 voted no (36% of voters)

45 abstained

The University of Sussex Students’ Union will have a policy to oppose the replacement of Trident, the UK’s nuclear weapons system.

Should the Students’ Union campaign for the UK to remain in the European Union?

562 students took part

423 voted yes (78% of voters)

120 voted no (22% of voters)

19 abstained

The Students’ Union will campaign for the UK to remain in the European Union,

The deadline to challenge the result or conduct of the referenda is 5pm 19 April. Complaints should be emailed to returning@sussexstudent.com

 

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