1946 Uruguayan constitutional referendum
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Two proposals for amending the constitution were put to voters. Proposal 1 was put forward by the Battlismo faction of the Colorado Party and the Independent National Party, and would allow government initiatives to be approved by two-fifths of members of the Chamber of Deputies, would bring back the Colegiado system of government, and separate election dates. Proposal 2 was put forward by the Civic Union, and would allow referendums to be held on constitutional changes if 10% of registered voters signed a petition, would allow for the separate election of the President and Vice President, and also scrap the lema system.
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