Haitian constitutional referendum, 1939

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A constititional referendum was held in Haiti on 23 July 1939.[1] The changes abolished the direct election of the President and referendums as President Sténio Vincent considered them a "waste of time".[1] The proposals were approved a reported 99.9% of voters, and put into effect by Parliament on 8 August.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 99.90
Against 0.10
Invalid/blank votes
Total 100
Source: Direct Democracy


  1. ^ a b c Haiti, 23 July 1939: Constitution reform Direct Democracy (German)