1996 Comorian constitutional referendum

A constitutional referendum was held in the Comoros on 20 October 1996. The proposed amendments would set the presidential term at 6 years, create a unicameral parliament, and limit the authority of the individual islands' parliaments. The proposals were approved by 85% of voters, with a turnout of around 64%.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 85
Against 15
Invalid/blank votes
Total 100
Registered voters/turnout 64
Source: African Elections Database


  1. ^ Elections in the Comoros African Elections Database