Northern Mariana Islands status referendum, 1969
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A referendum on the islands' status was held in the Northern Mariana Islands on 9 November 1969. For the fourth time since 1958 a majority of voters supported integration with Guam. However, a referendum held in Guam on 4 November on integration with the Northern Mariana Islands had been rejected by 58% of Guamanian voters.
Previous referendums on either integation with Guam or the islands' status had been held in 1958, 1961 and 1963. On each occasion a majority had been in favour of integration. However, the proposal remained unfulfilled.
|Integration with Guam||1,942||60.82|
|Free association with the USA||1,116||34.95|
|Unincorporated territory of the USA||107||3.35|
|Commonwealth with the USA||1||0.01|
|Unincorporated territory of Japan||1||0.01|
|Integration with Japan||1||0.01|
|Source: Direct Democracy|
- Northern Mariana Islands, 9 November 1969: Status Direct Democracy (German)