New Zealand pensions referendum, 1997

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A referendum on introducing a compulsory retirement savings scheme was held in New Zealand on 26 September 1997. The proposal was rejected by 91.8% of voters, with a turnout of 80.3%.[1]

Results

Choice Votes %
For 163,209 8.2
Against 1,820,403 91.8
Invalid/blank votes 4,938 -
Total 1,988,650 100
Source: Nohlen et al.

References

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p724 ISBN 0199249598

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