ElectionGudie

Feb. 24, 2019 Held

7,848,343
Voted
Cuba

Republic of Cuba

Referendum

Results

81%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:7,848,343
Valid Votes:7,522,569
Invalid Votes:None

Provisions

Do you approve the new Constitution of the Republic?

Yes6,816,169

90.61

No706,400

9.39

More Info:

At Stake in this Referendum:

  • The replacement of the constitution with a new version passed in the National Assembly in 2018

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: President of the Council of State and President of the Council of Ministers Miguel Díaz-Canel
  • Head of Government: President of the Council of State and President of the Council of Ministers Miguel Díaz-Canel
  • Assembly: Cuba has a Unicameral National Assembly of People's Power (Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular) with 614 seats.

Electoral Requirements:

  • The referendum requires a simple majority to pass.

About this Referendum:

  • Voters will decide whether to approve a new constitution passed in the National Assembly. The draft text contains many changes from the current constitution, including presidential term limits and a change in the definition of marriage.

Provisions in this Referendum:

  • Do you approve the new Constitution of the Republic?

Population and Registered Voters:

  • Population: 11,492,046 (2019 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 8,639,989 (2018)

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 5,745,180 (2019 est.)
  • Is Cuba a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (6 March 1980)
  • Has Cuba ratified CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)
  • Gender Quota: No
  • Female candidates in this election: N/A
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 322 (53.2%)
  • Human Development Index Position: 73 (2018)
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A (2019)

Disability Data:

  • Is Cuba a signatory to CRPD: Yes (26 April 2007)
  • Has Cuba ratified CRPD: Yes (6 September 2007)
  • Population with a disability: 1,654,715 (est.)