1986 Romanian military referendum

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A referendum on the military was held in Romania on 23 November 1986.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of reducing the size of the army and cutting military spending by 5%.[1] According to official results, the proposals were approved by 100% of voters, with not a single vote against and only 228 registered voters not voting.[1]

Background[edit]

Following a proposal by President Nicolae Ceaușescu, on 23 October 1986 the Great National Assembly changed the constitution to allow for referendums, whilst the voting age was lowered to 14 years.

Results[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 17,650,974 100
Against 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 0
Total 17,650,974 100
Registered voters/turnout 17,651,202 99.99
Source: Direct Democracy
100%
Yes

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