1999 Tajik constitutional referendum

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A constitutional referendum was held in Tajikistan on 26 September 1999.[1] The changes included legalising religious political parties, introducing a bicameral parliament, and lengthening the president's term from five to seven years. They were approved by 75.3% of voters, with a turnout of 91.5%.[2]


Choice Votes %
For 1,860,804 75.3
Against 609,787 24.7
Invalid/blank votes 121,314
Total 2,591,905 100
Registered voters/turnout 2,800,947 92.5
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p462 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p464