Senegalese constitutional referendum, 2001
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A constitutional referendum was held in Senegal on 7 January 2001. Voters were asked whether they approved of a new constitution. It was approved by 94% of voters, leading to early parliamentary elections taking place in April 2001.
The proposed constitution would abolish the Senate, which had only come into existence in 1999; its first election had been boycotted by the opposition parties, who viewed its creation as unnecessary. It also reduced the presidential term from seven to five years.
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