2001 South Ossetian constitutional referendum

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A constitutional referendum was held in South Ossetia on 8 April 2001.[1] The constitutional amendments would impose stricter requirements for presidential candidates, make the Russian language an official language alongside Ossetian, and make the Georgian language an official language in areas with a Georgian majority.[1] The proposals were approved by 60% of voters.


Choice Votes %
For 60.00
Against 40.00
Invalid/blank votes
Total 23,540 100
Registered voters/turnout 45,000
Source: Direct Democracy