Article XII: Referendum
Section 1: Definition
XII.1.00 A referendum shall be defined as a proposed statement of ASCWI policy, which shall be initiated by the Senate and put to a vote of ASCWI's membership for approval with the exception of referenda pertaining to mandatory fees, which must receive at least sixty percent (60%) of the votes cast in the election.
Section 2: Requirements
XII.2.00 For a referendum to be placed on the ballot for any election, it must be approved by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the seated membership of the Senate.
XII.2.01 The Senate shall formulate a title and a brief explanation as to the purpose of the referendum without argument or prejudice. If the opponents and/or proponents are dissatisfied with the measure title or wording, they may appeal it for modification.
XII.2.02 For a referendum to be approved it must receive at least fifty (50) percent plus one (1) of the votes cast in the election.
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