1958 Moyen-Congo constitutional referendum

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A referendum on the new Constitution of France was held in Moyen-Congo on 28 September 1958 as part of a wider referendum held across the French Union. The new constitution would make the territory an autonomous republic within the French Community, and was approved by 99% of voters.[1] The Territorial Assembly proclaimed the Republic of the Congo on 28 November 1958,[2] and the country became independent two years later.

Results

Choice Votes %
For 339,436 99.38
Against 2,133 0.62
Invalid/blank votes 781
Total 342,350 100
Registered voters/turnout 433,403 78.99
Source: Direct Democracy

References

  1. ^ 1960: The year of Independence[permanent dead link] African News Live
  2. ^ Congo, Republic of the (ROC) - History Encyclopedia of the Nations

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