1958 Malagasy constitutional referendum

A referendum on the new constitution of France was held in Madagascar on 28 September 1958 as part of a wider referendum held across the French Union. The new constitution would see the country become part of the new French Community if accepted, or result in independence if rejected. It was approved by 77.64% of voters.[1] The country subsequently became independent on 26 June 1960.[2]

ResultsEdit

Choice Votes %
For 1,363,059 77.64
Against 302,557 22.36
Invalid/blank votes 11,859
Total 1,767,475 100
Registered voters/turnout 2,154,939 82.02
Source: Direct Democracy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Frankreich, 28. September 1958 : Verfassung Direct Democracy
  2. ^ Madagascar - History Encyclopedia of the Nations