Democratic Republic of the Congo constitutional referendum, 1967
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A constitutional referendum was held in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 4 and 16 June 1967. The new constitution created a unitary state with a presidential system, whereby the president would be selected by a unicameral National Assembly and then approved by a referendum. It also abolished presidential term limits, limited the number of political parties to two, and gave women the vote.
The prosposed constitution was approved by 97.8% of voters.
|Source: Nohlen et al.|