Northern Mariana Islands constitutional referendum, 1977

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A constitutional referendum was held in the Northern Mariana Islands on 6 March 1977.[1] The new constitution was approved by 96% of voters and came into force on 9 January 1978.[1]


A Constitutional Assembly had been elected and drafted the new constitution between 18 October until 5 December 1976.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 6,554 96.21
Against 258 3.79
Invalid/blank votes
Total 6,812 100
Registered voters/turnout 75.2
Source: Direct Democracy