Iranian parliamentary dissolution referendum, 1953
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A referendum on the dissolution of Parliament was held in Iran between 3 and 10 August 1953. The result saw 99.9% vote in favour of the dissolution. The government was overthrown in a coup d'état on 19 August.
|Source: Nohlen et al.|
- Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p67 ISBN 019924958
- Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p72 ISBN 019924958