1987 Surinamese constitutional referendum

A constitutional referendum was held in Suriname on 30 September 1987.[1] Voters were asked to approve the country's new constitution. It provided for a 51-seat unicameral National Assembly elected by proportional representation and a President elected by the National Assembly.[2] Over 96% voted in favour, with a turnout of 62.7%.[3]

ResultsEdit

Choice Votes %
For 114,719 96.9
Against 3,617 3.1
Invalid/blank votes 3,999
Total 122,335 100
Registered voters/turnout 195,099 62.7
Source: Nohlen

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p614 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Suriname, 30 September 1987: Constitution Direct Democracy (in German)
  3. ^ Nohlen, p615