1990 Hungarian presidential election referendum


A referendum on introducing direct elections for the Presidency was held in Hungary on 29 July 1990.[1] Although the proposal was supported by 85.9% of voters, turnout was just 14%, resulting in the referendum being declared invalid.[2] As a result, the President continued to be elected by the National Assembly.

Results


Choice Votes %
For926,82385.9
Against152,07614.1
Invalid/blank votes9,069
Total1,087,968100
Registered voters/turnout7,820,16114.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References


  1. Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p899 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p912