ElectionGudie

Oct. 25, 2020 Held

7,569,082
Voted
Chile

Republic of Chile

Referendum

More Info:

This referendum was postponed in response to COVID-19 from March 24, 2020 to October 25, 2020. 

The referendum asked whether a new constitution should be drafted, and whether it should be drafted by a constitutional convention, made up by members elected directly for this convention, or by a mixed constitutional convention, made up in halves by currently-sitting members of Parliament and directly elected citizens.1

 

Voters were asked to vote on the following questions:

  • First ballot: "Do you want a New Constitution?"
  • Second ballot: "What kind of body should write the New Constitution?"

 

Results:

First ballot: "Do you want a New Constitution?"

Choice Votes %
Approve 5,892,832 78.28%
Reject 1,635,164 21.72%
Valid votes 7,527,996 99.46%
Null votes 27,637 0.37%
Blank votes 13,449 0.18%
Total votes 7,569,082 100.00%

 

Second ballot: "What kind of body should write the New Constitution?"

Choice Votes %
Mixed Constitutional Convention 1,502,726 21.00%
Constitutional Convention 5,653,542 79.00%
Valid votes 7,156,268 94.62%
Null votes 283,558 3.75%
Blank votes 123,512 1.63%
Total votes 7,563,338 100.00%

1 https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/chile-to-hold-referendum-on-new-constitution/2019/11/15/ef973a9c-07b8-11ea-ae28-7d1898012861_story.html