Ålandic status referendum, 1919

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An unofficial referendum on integration into Sweden was held in the Åland Islands in June 1919.[1] The referendum was organised by the Lagting and approved by a vote on 1 June.[1] It took the form of a petition in which voters could sign in yes or no columns.[1] Although the proposal was approved by 95.48% of voters, the islands remained under Finnish control following a decision by the League of Nations in 1921.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 9,735 95.48
Against 461 4.51
Invalid/blank votes
Total 10,196 100
Registered voters/turnout 96.40
Source: Direct Democracy