New Zealand MP reduction referendum, 1999

New Zealand MP reduction referendum, 1999
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A referendum on reducing the number of MPs from 120 to 99 was held in New Zealand on 27 November 1999. The proposal was approved by 81.5% of voters, with a turnout of 82.8%.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 1,678,054 81.5
Against 381,894 18.5
Invalid/blank votes 17,699 -
Total 2,077,647 100
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p724 ISBN 0199249598

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