Iranian constitutional referendum, 1963

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A constitutional referendum was held in Iran on January 26, 1963.[1] Voters were asked to approve or veto the reforms of the White Revolution of 1963, which included giving women the right to vote, making education at the primary level compulsory, and privatising many factories.[2][3][4] It was overwhelmingly approved by voters and abolished the feudal landlord-peasant system which angered the country's Islamic clergy.[5]


Choice Votes %
For 5,589,711 99.9
Against 4,115 0.1
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 100
Source: Nohlen et al.

References & notes[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p68 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Iran Washington Post
  3. ^ The People’s Movement National Review, 16 May 2005
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  5. ^ The Mystic Who Lit The Fires of Hatred, Time, 7 January 1980

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