1962 Uruguayan constitutional referendum

A constitutional referendum was held in Uruguay on 25 November 1962 alongside general elections.[1] The proposed amendments to the constitution were rejected by 83% of voters.


The amendments had been put forward by the Ruralista/Herrerista faction of the Colorado Party through the General Assembly, and proposed re-introducing a presidential system of government to replace the colegiado system.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 195,623 16.71
Against 975,397 83.29
Total 1,171,020 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,526,868 76.69
Source: Direct Democracy


  1. ^ a b Uruguay, 25 November 1962: Constitutional reform Direct Democracy (in German)