Ivorian constitutional referendum, 1958

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A referendum on the new constitution of France was held in Ivory Coast on 28 September 1958 as part of a wider referendum held across the French Union. The new constitution would see the country become part of the new French Community if accepted, or result in independence if rejected. It was approved by 99.99% of voters.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 1,595,238 99.99
Against 216 0.01
Invalid/blank votes 1,156
Total 1,596,610 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,636,533 97.56
Source: Direct Democracy