Liechtenstein referendums, 1973

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Three referendums were held in Liechtenstein during 1973.[1] The first was held on 11 February on introducing women's suffrage, but was rejected by 55.9% of voters.[1] The second was held on 14 October on changing the electoral system to a candidate-based proportional system one, and was approved by 55.8% of voters.[1] The third on 14 October was on reducing the electoral threshold from 18% to 8%,[1][2] and was approved by 67.9% of voters.[1]

Results[edit]

Women's suffrage[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 1,675 44.1
Against 2,126 55.9
Invalid/blank votes 55
Total 3,856 100
Registered voters/turnout 4,483 86.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

New electoral system[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 1,705 55.8
Against 1,349 44.2
Invalid/blank votes 276
Total 3,330 100
Registered voters/turnout 4,528 73.5
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Electoral threshold[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 2,086 67.9
Against 987 32.1
Invalid/blank votes 264
Total 3,337 100
Registered voters/turnout 4,528 73.7
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1174 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1159