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Somali constitutional referendum, 1961

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Somali constitutional referendum, 1961

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A constitutional referendum was held in Somalia on 20 June 1961 to vote on the new constitution for the country created the previous year by the union of British Somaliland and Italian Somaliland. It was approved by 90.56% of voters.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 1,756,216 90.58
Against 183,000 9.44
Invalid/blank votes 9,132 -
Total 1,948,348 100
Source: African Elections Database


  1. ^ Elections in Somalia African Elections Database
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