Sammarinese referendums, 2013

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Two referendums were held in San Marino on 20 October 2013. Voters were asked whether they approve of measures to tie salary increase to inflation and whether the country should submit an application to join the European Union.[1] Although both proposals had a majority vote in favour, neither reached the quorum of 32% of registered voters in favour (10,657 voters), resulting in both proposals being rejected.[2]

Background[edit]

The referendum question on salaries was organised by the Democratic Confederation of San Marino Workers, and proposed that salaries would be revalued on 1 January at the same rate as the Government's official inflation figure.

Results[edit]

European Union membership[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 6,733 50.28
Against 6,657 49.72
Invalid/blank votes 1,059
Total 14,449 100
Registered voters/turnout 33,303 43.39
Source: Ministry of the Interior

Salary increases[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 10,025 73.12
Against 3,685 26.88
Invalid/blank votes 712
Total 14,422 100
Registered voters/turnout 33,303 43.31
Source: Ministry of the Interior

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Referendum: si vota il 20 ottobre SMtv San Marino, 25 July 2013 (Italian)
  2. ^ Referendum 2013 Ministry of the Interior