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1993 Peruvian constitutional referendum

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A constitutional referendum was held in Peru on 31 October 1993. It followed the Alberto Fujimori's presidential coup on 5 April 1992.[1] A new constitution was published on 4 September 1993, limiting the President to two terms of five years, creating a unicameral Congress. Constitutional amendments would be possible with either a referendum or a two-thirds majority in two successive Congresses.[1] Referendums would also be possible if a petition had 0.3% of voters' signatures.[1] After being approved by 52% of voters, the new constitution came into force on 29 December 1993.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 3,895,763 52.33
Against 3,548,334 47.67
Invalid/blank votes 734,645
Total 8,178,742 100
Registered voters/turnout 11,620,820 70.38
Source: Direct Democracy


  1. ^ a b c d Peru, 31 October 1993: Constitution Direct Democracy (in German)
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