New Caledonian constitutional referendum, 1958

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A referendum on the new constitution of France was held in New Caledonia 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 98.12% of voters.[1]

Results[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 26,085 98.12
Against 500 1.88
Invalid/blank votes 443
Total 27,028 100
Registered voters/turnout 35,163 76.86
Source: Direct Democracy

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