The option of a “fully free education system” had won the vote.
FEE DCU will campaign for the democratic will of students to be respected and for the result to be maintained. The declaration that the result is “null and void” shows a lack of respect for the democratic choice that students have made.
A new referendum has been called for next year. We don’t want another referendum. The students democratic choice was reflected correctly after the first count.
This is not the Lisbon Treaty. We can’t re-run the vote until the people in authority get the result they desire.
Have your voice heard. Demand that the result of the first vote is respected. Contact the DCU SU president at;
For a background to this story, see the previous post here http://free-education.info/dcu-students-vote-for-free-education-for-everyone-recount-called-by-su/
DCU SU President Ed Leamy’s speech can be viewed here http://www.dcusu.ie/news/ed-leameys-speech-on-the-results-of-the-dcusu-referendum.463.html#.TuXrq1k_gJQ.twitter
Derek McKenna (FEE DCU)