French constitutional referendum, 1945 (Dahomey and Togo)

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A constitutional referendum was held in French Dahomey and French Togoland on 21 October 1945 as part of the wider French constitutional referendum. In the two territories both questions were approved by large margins. Voter turnout was 83.5%.[1]

Results[edit]

Question I[edit]

Do you agree that the assembly now elected will serve as a constituent assembly?

Choice Votes %
For 1,006 97.4
Against 27 2.6
Invalid/blank votes 35
Total 1,068 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,279 83.5
Source: Sternberger et al.

Question II[edit]

Do you agree that until the enforcement of a new Constitution, public affairs will be organised according to the proposal of the law which you find reproduced on the rear of the ballot?

Choice Votes %
For 945 91.9
Against 83 8.1
Invalid/blank votes 40
Total 1,068 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,279 83.5
Source: Sternberger et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sternberger, D, Vogel, B, Nohlen, D & Landfried, K (1969) Die Wahl der Parlamente: Band II: Afrika, Erster Halbband, p528 (German)