French constitutional referendum, October 1946 (Algeria)

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A constitutional referendum was held in Algeria on 13 October 1946 as part of a wider French constitutional referendum. The proposed new constitution was rejected by 61.6% of voters, with a turnout of 58.5%.[1] However, it was approved by a majority of voters in France and other territories.


Choice Votes %
For 117,378 38.4
Against 188,524 61.6
Invalid/blank votes 3,515
Total 305,902 100
Registered voters/turnout 529,034 58.5
Source: Sternberger et al.


  1. ^ Sternberger, D, Vogel, B, Nohlen, D & Landfried, K (1978) Die Wahl der Parlamente: Band II: Afrika, Erster Halbband, p430 (German)