1988 Turkish constitutional referendum

A constitutional referendum was held in Turkey on 25 September 1988. The proposed changes to the constitution would have led to the 1989 local elections being held a year early. However, they were voted down, with 65% of voters against. Turnout was 88.8%.[1]

ResultsEdit

Turkish constitutional referendum, 1988
Choice Votes %
  No 14,921,945 65.0
Yes 8,034,933 35.0
Valid votes 22,956,878 96.6
Invalid or blank votes 793,995 3.4
Total votes 23,750,873 100.00
Registered voters and turnout 26,739,227 88.8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p254 ISBN 0-19-924958-X

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