Guatemalan constitutional referendum, 1994

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A constitutional referendum was held in Guatemala on 30 January 1994.[1] It followed a constitutional crisis and an attempted self-coup on 25 May 1993 by President Jorge Serrano Elías. Among the reforms was a plan to reduce the parliamentary term of the current government.[2] The changes were approved by 83.9% of voters, although voter turnout was just 15.9%.[2]


Choice Votes %
For 370,044 83.9
Against 70,761 16.1
Invalid/blank votes 105,089 -
Total 545,894 100
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p323 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ a b Nohlen, p330