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French constitutional referendum, 1851

A referendum was held in France on 20 and 21 December 1851.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of the continuation of the authority of Louis Napoléon Bonaparte and to delegate the powers required to produce a new constitution.[2] It was approved by 92% of voters with an 81.7% turnout.[2]

Outcome

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92.03% of French voters voted in favor of the amendment. While 18.35% of electors abstained from voting.

French constitutional referendum, 1851
Choice Votes Percentage
Yes 7,481,231 92.0%
No 647,292 8.0%
Valid votes 8,128,523 99.5%
Invalid or blank votes 37,107 0.5%
Total votes 8,165,630 100.00%
Voter turnout 81.7%

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