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French referendum on Algerian self determination, 1961

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Date  1961
Location  France
French referendum on Algerian self-determination, 1961

A referendum on self-determination for Algeria was held in France on 8 January 1961. Self-determination was approved by 75.0% of voters overall and 69.5% in Algeria. The government reported voter turnout of 92.2%. Other sources claim that four out of ten of the individuals in France and Algeria entitled to vote abstained.

The referendum was worded as follows: "Do you approve the bill submitted to the French people by the President of the Republic and concerning the self-determination of the populations of Algeria and the organization of the public authorities in Algeria prior to self-determination".

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French referendum on Algerian self-determination, 1961 Wikipedia


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