Danish Amsterdam Treaty referendum, 1998

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A referendum on the Amsterdam Treaty was held in Denmark on 28 May 1998.[1] It was approved by 55.1% of voters with a turnout of 76.2%.[2] The treaty subsequently came into effect on 1 May 1999.[2]

Background[edit]

The Danish parties and lists recommended voting as follows:[3]

Results[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 1,647,692 55.1
Against 1,342,595 44.9
Invalid/blank votes 56,494
Total 3,046,781 100
Registered voters/turnout 3,996,333 76.2
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

By County[edit]

Region For Against Electorate Votes
Copenhagen & Frederiksberg Municipality 158,900 164,191 444,557 330,925
Copenhagen County 190,788 159,972 450,398 356,344
Frederiksborg County 119,897 88,414 267,409 211,610
Roskilde County 74,830 59,554 171,719 136,565
West Zealand County 86,285 80,025 222,245 169,045
Storstrøm County 79,374 73,517 200,520 155,609
Bornholm County 13,068 11,590 34,241 25,251
Fyn County 148,186 119,884 359,586 273,332
South Jutland County 82,212 62,315 189,032 146,954
Ribe County 70,532 50,830 166,102 123,695
Vejle County 108,046 84,118 259,947 195,559
Ringkjøbing County 92,013 58,040 202,723 153,211
Århus County 153,211 156,532 475,999 365,687
Viborg County 76,342 52,030 175,791 131,104
North Jutland County 145,523 121,583 376,064 271,890
Source: European Election Database

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p525 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Results EU Oplysningen (in Danish)
  3. ^ Recommendations Euroepan Commission (in Danish)