1991 Latvian independence and democracy referendum
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An independence referendum was held in Latvia on 3 March 1991, alongside a similar referendum in the Republic of Estonia. Known as the "Popular Survey about the independence of the Republic of Latvia", voters were asked "are you in favour of a democratic and independent Republic of Latvia". It was approved by 74.9% of voters, with a turnout of 87.6%. Latvian Republic civilians registered in Soviet Army units also had the right to vote in this poll.
The independence of Latvia was finally restored on August 21, 1991.
- Estonian independence referendum, 1991
- Lithuanian independence referendum, 1991
- Soviet Union referendum, 1991
- Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1122 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
- Nohlen & Stöver, p1136
- LATVIJAS REPUBLIKAS AUGSTĀKĀS PADOMES LĒMUMS Par kārtību, kādā notiek Latvijas iedzīvotāju aptauja