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Results: 2018 Constitutional Changes Referendum

These results are posted on behalf of the Society of United Professionals independent Chief Returning Officer

A referendum on constitutional changes was held between February 21, 2018 and March 7, 2018. An amendment to the constitution requires a two-thirds majority to pass. For the vote to be binding at least 25% of members must cast a ballot. At the conclusion of voting at noon on March 7, 2018, the results were as follows:

Eligible electors Votes cast Turnout percentage
7,866 4,679 59.5%

 

Question 1: Change the union’s name to Society of United Professionals

Yes

No

Abstain

3825 81.7% 679 14.5% 175 3.7%
Question 2: Restructuring from 4 Principal Officers to 3

Yes

No

Abstain

3955 84.5% 454 9.7% 270 5.8%
Question 3: Membership definition and dues structure

Yes

No

Abstain

3536 75.6% 750 16% 393 8.4%
Question 4: Election changes

Yes

No

Abstain

3829 81.8% 425 9.1% 425 9.1%
Question 5: Constitution Interpretation Committee changes

Yes

No

Abstain

3695 79% 484 10.3% 500 10.7%
Question 6: Financial changes

Yes

No

Abstain

3781 80.8% 455 9.7% 443 9.5%