1970 Moroccan constitutional referendum

A constitutional referendum was held in Morocco on 24 July 1970.[1] The new constitution replaced that approved by referendum in 1962, but suspended by King Hassan II in 1965 (when Parliament was also dissolved) following riots in Casablanca. It was approved by 98.8% of voters, with a 93.2% turnout.[2] Following its approval, fresh elections were held on 21 August.[3]

ResultsEdit

Choice Votes %
For 4,424,393 98.8
Against 55,342 1.2
Invalid/blank votes 36,008
Total 4,515,743 100
Registered voters/turnout 4,847,310 93.2
Source: Nohlen et al.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Historic overview of the Moroccan parliamentary experience Parliament of Morocco (in French)
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p632 ISBN 0-19-829645-2
  3. ^ Morocco Inter-Parliamentary Union