Nigerien National Charter referendum, 1987

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A referendum on the National Charter was held in Niger on 16 June 1987. In the first national vote since the military coup in 1974, voters were asked whether they approved of the Charter, which would establish non-elective, consultative institutions at both national and local levels. It was approved by 99.58% of voters with a 96.8% turnout.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 3,241,589 99.58
Against 13,734 0.42
Invalid/blank votes 6,991
Total 3,262,314 100
Registered voters/turnout 3,370,000 96.83
Source: Direct Democracy


  1. ^ Elections in Niger African Elections Database