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French European Economic Community enlargement referendum, 1972

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A referendum on the enlargement of the EEC was held in France on 23 April 1972.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom joining the EEC.[2] The proposals were approved by 68.3% of voters, with a turnout of 60.2%.[2]

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Choice Metropolitan France Total
Votes % Votes %
For 10,502,756 67.7 10,847,554 68.3
Against 5,008,469 32.3 5,030,934 31.7
Invalid/blank votes 2,070,615 2,086,119
Total 17,581,840 100 17,964,607 100
Registered voters 29,071,070 29,820,464
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References

  1. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p674 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nohlen & Stöver, p686