1998 Nevis independence referendum

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An independence referendum was held in Nevis on 10 August 1998. Although it was approved by 62% of voters, a two-thirds majority was necessary for the referendum to succeed. If it had passed, Nevis would have seceded from the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.[1][2]


Choice Votes %
For 2,427 61.83
Against 1,498 38.17
Invalid/blank votes 10
Total 3,935 100
Registered voters/turnout 6,785 57.99
Source: Direct Democracy


  1. ^ 1998 Referendum Political Database of the America
  2. ^ Election Profile IFES

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