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Venezuelan constitutional referendum, December 1999

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Venezuelan constitutional referendum, December 1999

A constitutional referendum was held in Venezuela on 15 December 1999.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of the new constitution drawn up by the Constitutional Assembly elected earlier in the year. The question was:

Do you endorse the new Constitution drafted by the National Constituent Assembly?

It was approved by 71.8% of voters, although turnout was only 44.4%.[2]


Choice Votes %
For 3,301,475 71.8
Against 1,298,105 28.2
Invalid/blank votes 220,206
Total 4,819,786 100
Source: Nohlen


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