Rhodesian constitutional referendum, 1969

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A double referendum was held in Rhodesia on 20 June 1969.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of a new constitution and the declaration of a republic.[1] Both proposals were approved by voters.[1] The country was subsequently declared a republic on 2 March 1970.[2]

Results[edit]

New constitution[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 54,724 72.48
Against 20,776 27.52
Invalid/blank votes 1,206
Total 76,706 100
Registered voters/turnout 94,686 81.01
Source: Direct Democracy

Declaration of the 'Republic of Rhodesia'[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 61,130 81.01
Against 14,327 18.99
Invalid/blank votes 1,207
Total 76,664 100
Registered voters/turnout 94,686 80.97
Source: Direct Democracy

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Elections in Zimbabwe African Elections Database
  2. ^ Rhodesia, 20 June 1969: Declaration of the Republic Direct Democracy (German)

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