Liberian constitutional referendum, 1984

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A referendum on a new constitution was held in Liberia on 3 July 1984. It was approved by 98.6% of voters, with a turnout of 82.2%.[1] The new constitution came into force on 6 January 1986, following the 1985 general elections.


Liberian constitutional referendum, 1984
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 540,113 98.6
No 7,771 1.4
Valid votes 547,884 96.6
Invalid or blank votes 19,007 3.4
Total votes 566,891 100.00
Source: Nohlen et al


  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p514 ISBN 0-19-829645-2