Icelandic sovereignty referendum, 1918

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A referendum on the Act of Union was held in Iceland on 19 October 1918.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of the Act, which would lead to Iceland becoming a separate kingdom under the Danish Crown, making the country a sovereign state in a personal union with Denmark. It was approved by 92.6% of voters.[2]

Results[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 12,411 92.6
Against 999 7.4
Invalid/blank votes 243
Total 13,653 100
Registered voters/turnout 31,143 43.8
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p961 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p966