1993 Italian referendum

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An eight-part referendum was held in Italy on 18 April 1993.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of the repealing of laws on limiting intervention of local health units in dealing with environmental pollution, limiting the use of medicinal drugs, political party finances, the use of proportional representation in the Senate of Italy and the regulation of public banks, as well as the abolishment the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies, the Ministry of State Holdings, the Ministry of Tourism.[2] All eight proposals were approved with support ranging from 55.3% to 90.3%.[2]

Results

Repealing of the law limiting the intervention of local health units in environmental problems

Choice Votes %
For 28,567,412 82.5
Against 6,072,792 17.5
Invalid/blank votes 2,171,797
Total 36,843,596 100
Registered voters/turnout 47,890,205 76.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Repealing of the law limiting the use of medicinal drugs

Results of the referendum by province. Blue indicates a major in favour; red indicates a majority against.
Choice Votes %
For 19,225,638 55.3
Against 15,530,748 44.7
Invalid/blank votes 2,103,387
Total 36,893,668 100
Registered voters/turnout 47,890,203 77.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Repealing of the political party financing law

Choice Votes %
For 31,492,808 90.3
Against 3,378,905 9.7
Invalid/blank votes 1,982,938
Total 36,880,311 100
Registered voters/turnout 47,890,203 77.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Repealing of the law regulating the administration of public banks

Choice Votes %
For 31,058,460 89.8
Against 3,515,206 10.2
Invalid/blank votes 2,251,490
Total 36,853,653 100
Registered voters/turnout 47,890,203 77.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Repealing of the law on supermajority voting for Senate elections

Results of the referendum by province. Blue indicates a major in favour; red indicates a majority against.
Choice Votes %
For 28,937,375 82.7
Against 6,038,909 17.3
Invalid/blank votes 1,903,385
Total 36,914,626 100
Registered voters/turnout 47,890,086 77.1
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Abolishment of the Ministry of Agriculture

Choice Votes %
For 24,334,875 70.1
Against 10,367,498 29.9
Invalid/blank votes 2,117,674
Total 36,855,452 100
Registered voters/turnout 47,890,086 77.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Abolishment of the Ministry of State Holdings

Choice Votes %
For 31,242,854 90.1
Against 3,424,912 9.9
Invalid/blank votes 2,142,351
Total 36,845,828 100
Registered voters/turnout 47,890,086 76.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Abolishment of the Ministry of Tourism

Choice Votes %
For 28,512,1658 82.2
Against 6,187,846 17.8
Invalid/blank votes 2,111,767
Total 36,838,788 100
Registered voters/turnout 47,890,086 76.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1048 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p1058