When was Initiative Referendum and Recall passed?
In 1911, California voters approved the constitutional processes of initiative, referendum, and recall.
What was the purpose of the 1999 referendum?
To alter the Constitution to establish the Commonwealth of Australia as a republic with the Queen and Governor-General being replaced by a President appointed by a two-thirds majority of the members of the Commonwealth Parliament. To alter the Constitution to insert a preamble.
What was the Yes case for the 1967 referendum?
Australians vote yes to change the Constitution On 27 May 1967, Australians voted to change the Constitution so that like all other Australians, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples would be counted as part of the population and the Commonwealth would be able to make laws for them.
When did Oregon become the first state to initiative referendum?
In 1902, Oregon voters overwhelmingly approved a legislatively referred ballot measure that created Oregon’s initiative and referendum process. In 1904, voters enacted the direct primary and, in 1908, Oregon’s Constitution was amended to allow for recall of public officials.
What was the outcome of the 1951 referendum?
1951 Australian Communist Party ban referendum
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When was the first Australian referendum?
First referendum: 1898 In June 1898 referendums were held in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. Australia was the first nation to take a proposed constitution to the people for approval. (Switzerland had held a referendum to approve changes to its constitution in 1874).
When was the Australian republic referendum?
November 6, 1999
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