New Zealand parliamentary term referendum, 1990

New Zealand parliamentary term referendum, 1990
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A referendum on the length of the term of Parliament was held in New Zealand on 27 October 1990. Voters were asked whether they approved of extending the term from three to four years. The change was rejected by 69.3% of voters, with a turnout of 82.4%.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 556,559 30.7
Against 1,258,018 69.3
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 1,814,577 100
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p723 ISBN 0199249598

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