Togolese constitutional referendum, 1979

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A constitutional referendum was held in Togo on 30 December 1979, alongside simultaneous general elections. The changes to the constitution would make the country a presidential republic and a one-party state and were approved by 99.87% of voters with a 99.4% turnout.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 1,293,872 99.87
Against 1,693 0.13
Invalid/blank votes 44
Total 1,295,609 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,303,970 99.36
Source: Direct Democracy


  1. ^ Elections in Togo African Elections Database