Results of vote on 2017-18 YUFA budget

YUFA conducted an electronic ballot from April 19 to 26, 2017 on the 2017-18 YUFA budget.

The vote was conducted in accordance with Article 3.5 of the YUFA Constitution, which states:

“The annual budget and fee structure shall be prepared by the Executive Committee and presented to the general membership at the Annual Meeting. Assent shall be given by a simple majority decision of those members voting electronically subsequent to the meeting. Accommodations will be made for those who do not have access to the Internet and who request such accommodation. No proxy voting is permitted.”

The proposed budget was presented to the general membership at the Annual Meeting held on April 19, 2017.

The results of the vote are as follows:

Do you approve the 2017-2018 budget?

Yes: 287 (62.7%) CARRIED
No: 171 (37.3%)
Abstain: 19 *
Total voters: 477
Total eligible voters: 1,523
Turnout: 31.3%

To review the approved 2017-18 YUFA budget, please click here.

For more information, please email yufa@yorku.ca.

* According to Bourinot’s Rules of Order, an abstention is “the refusal to vote either for or against a motion.” Abstentions are not counted as votes and therefore are not included in the total percentage of ballots cast.