Ireland: Approval of Amsterdam Treaty (Eighteenth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland)

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Ireland: Approval of Amsterdam Treaty (Eighteenth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland)

Choice

Votes

Percent

Yes

932,632

61.74%

No

578,070

38.26%

Valid votes

1,510,702

97.85%

Invalid or blank votes

33,228

2.15%

Total votes

1,543,930

100.00%

Registered voters and turnout

2,747,088

56.20%

Proposal: The ballot formally proposed approval to amend Article 29 of the Irish Constitution.

Source: Question: http://www.housing.gov.ie/sites/default/files/migrated-files/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/Voting/referendum_results_1937-2015.pdf.

Note: The question included the full legal wording for the amendment to the Constitution.