Italian constitutional referendum, 2001

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A constitutional referendum was held in Italy on 7 October 2001.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of amending the constitution to give more powers to the regions on issues including agriculture, education, healthcare and taxation.[2] The proposals were approved by 64.2% of voters.[3]


Choice Votes %
For 10,438,419 64.2
Against 5,819,187 35.8
Invalid/blank votes 535,685
Total 16,793,291 100
Registered voters/turnout 49,454,954 34.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1049 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Italians vote on extending rights to the regions The Guardian, 8 October 2001
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1063