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.[1] The result saw 99.9% vote in favour of the dissolution.[2] The government was overthrown in a coup d'état on 19 August.

Results[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 2,043,600 99.9
Against 1,300 0.1
Total 2,044,600 100
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p67 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p72 ISBN 0-19-924958-X