October 1946 French constitutional referendum

A constitutional referendum was held in France on 13 October 1946.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of a new constitution proposed by the Constituent Assembly elected in June.[2] Unlike the May referendum, which saw a previous constitutional proposal rejected, the new Constitution of 27 October 1946 was accepted by 53.2% of voters, and brought the Fourth Republic into existence. Voter turnout was 67.6%.[2]

Results

Choice Votes %
For 9,297,470 53.2
Against 8,165,459 46.8
Invalid/blank votes 329,079
Total 17,792,008 100
Registered voters/turnout 26,311,643 67.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

See also

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p674 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p684

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