New Zealand parliamentary term referendum, 1967

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A referendum on the length of the term of Parliament was held in New Zealand on 23 September 1967. Voters were asked whether they approved of extending the term from three to four years. The change was rejected by 68.1% of voters, with a turnout of 69.7%.[1]

The referendum was held in conjunction with the New Zealand licensing hours referendum, 1967.


Choice Votes %
For 313,973 31.9
Against 678,960 68.1
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 996,933 100
Source: Nohlen et al.

See also


  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p723 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
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