List of Gylian referendums

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This is a list of notable Gylian referendum results. Gylias holds multiple referendums at the federal, regional, and municipal level, as part of its practice of direct democracy.

All figures sourced from Elections Gylias. Only notable referendum results are listed, the majority federal.

1958

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
10 January Proposal Approve temporary formation of Executive Committee 93,8% 64,5% 35,5% Approved
14 February Proposal Establish municipalities 95,3% 72,0% 28,0% Approved
24 February Proposal Establish Popular Assembly 94,4% 59,2% 40,8% Approved
4 April Proposal Establish new capital at Mişeyáke 91,7% 55,9% 44,1% Approved
22 September Constitutional initiative Federalism 95,6% 75,3% 24,7% Approved
10 October Proposal Creation of municipal monopolies 92,2% 68,1% 31,9% Approved

1959

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
27 February Modification Inclusion of markets in the Law on Industrial Organisation of 1958 90,4% 44,5% 55,5% Rejected
13 April Proposal Initiative on essential services 91,7% 41,8% 58,2% Rejected
4 May Proposal Draft general principles of the Administrative Code 92,0% 57,5% 42,5% Approved
1 January Proposal Final referendum on national symbols 93,4% 59,6% 40,4% Approved

1960

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
29 January Constitutional initiative Economic system 90,8% 41,3% 58,7% Rejected
1 February Constitutional initiative Bicameral Parliament 94,3% 56,1% 43,9% Approved
11 April Constitutional initiative Institute universal ranked voting 93,5% 53,6% 46,4% Approved
5 September Proposal Federate municipalities of Velouria 97,9% 60,7% 39,3% Approved
11 November Proposal Allow federation of municipalities into larger entities 92,5% 51,5% 48,5% Approved
26 December Proposal Federation of local drug monopolies 92,9% 54,6% 45,4% Approved

1961

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
3 February Constitutional initiative Division of federal and municipal responsibilities 90,8% 52,3% 47,7% Approved
3 April Constitutional initiative Establish additional courts 91,5% 44,4% 55,6% Rejected
28 April Constitutional initiative Adopt Constitution 96,1% 88,9% 11,1% Approved
29 May Modification Strengthen curriculum guidelines 94,8% 29,5% 70,5% Rejected
1 September Proposal Establish nationality law 90,2% 51,4% 48,6% Approved
9 October Proposal Ban anti-constitutional parties 91,4% 49,5% 50,5% Rejected
27 November Proposal Establish juries 92,5% 46,3% 53,7% Rejected

1962

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
16 February Constitutional amendment State of emergency 93,3% 53,6% 46,4% Approved
9 March Constitutional amendment Fiscal federalism 92,2% 57,6% 42,4% Approved
4 May Proposal Judicial elections 94,7% 41,6% 58,4% Rejected
30 November Proposal Restrict life tenure 91,8% 56,2% 43,8% Approved

1963

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
21 January Modification Initiative on electoral fusion 92,5% 49,8% 50,2% Rejected
11 March Proposal Anti-corruption initiative 95,6% 57,9% 42,1% Approved
1 April Proposal Establish term limits 93,5% 41,4% 58,6% Rejected
25 October Proposal Initiative on police powers 91,7% 56,1% 43,9% Approved

1964

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
3 February Proposal Initiative against unfair competition 92,4% 53,2% 46,8% Approved
28 February Proposal Initiative on road network 90,5% 54,3% 45,7% Approved
10 April Modification Revise constitutional amendment procedures 94,3% 47,7% 52,3% Rejected
4 May Modification Allow municipalities to vary electoral systems 92,1% 44,3% 55,7% Rejected
25 December Proposal Initiative on private education 94,5% 42,9% 57,1% Rejected

1965

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
5 March Proposal Initiative on regional radio associations 91,6% 53,2% 46,8% Approved
30 April Modification Revise procedure for drawing circonscription boundaries 92,8% 49,7% 50,3% Rejected
31 May Proposal Initiative on fishing and hunting licenses 93,7% 45,8% 54,2% Rejected
31 May Modification Strengthen fishing regulations 93,7% 56,2% 43,8% Approved

1966

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
28 February Proposal Initiative on gambling 92,6% 44,8% 55,2% Rejected
7 March Modification Revise federal affirmative action quotas 94,7% 51,7% 48,3% Approved
29 April Constitutional amendment Initiative on judicial review 93,6% 45,1% 54,9% Rejected
5 September Modification Expand the Bureau of Statistics and Accounting's information-gathering powers 91,5% 53,8% 46,2% Approved
31 October Proposal Institute a general tax amnesty 92,7% 59,9% 40,1% Approved

1967

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
24 March Proposal Establish national concert pitch law 94,5% 66,4% 33,6% Approved
28 April Proposal Introduce simplified content rating systems 95,2% 37,6% 62,4% Rejected
29 May Proposal Initiative on importing animal products 92,6% 47,7% 52,3% Rejected
1 September Proposal Revise road tax and introduce fuel tax 91,3% 52,4% 47,6% Approved
20 October Modification Revise Law on Freedom and Fairness in Information of 1962 94,7% 41,1% 58,9% Rejected

1968

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
5 January Proposal Initiative on independent sex work 90,5% 52,1% 47,9% Approved
11 March Modification Reduce threshold to constitute municipal government 92,1% 49,7% 50,3% Rejected
2 September Constitutional amendment Abolition of the state 93,6% 19,4% 19,7% Invalidated
4 October Modification Strengthen Bureau of Religious Affairs' prosecution powers 91,2% 53,4% 46,6% Approved

The 2 September 1968 referendum was invalidated due to a majority of invalid votes.

1969

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
3 February Proposal Initiative on advertising space 93,5% 58,9% 41,1% Approved
7 March Modification Revise duration of sports season 94,1% 45,4% 54,6% Rejected
7 March Modification Revise primary election regulations 92,3% 56,4% 43,6% Approved
1 September Constitutional amendment Introduce regional governments 93,6% 59,6% 40,4% Approved
14 November Modification Revise broadcasting regulations on language parity 94,2% 55,5% 44,5% Approved

1970

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
27 February Modification Revise electoral apportionment procedures 91,7% 43,3% 56,7% Rejected
30 April Modification Revise electoral calendar 94,8% 52,4% 47,6% Approved
4 May Constitutional amendment Initiative on local government 90,7% 53,4% 46,6% Approved
7 September Modification Relax drug licensing requirements for retailers 91,5% 45,8% 54,2% Rejected

1971

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
5 March Modification Allow official sponsorship of sports clubs 92,6% 42,7% 57,3% Rejected
30 April Constitutional amendment Elect the Senate from professional constituencies 93,7% 44,6% 55,4% Rejected
1 October Proposal Initiative on debt cancellation 95,6% 57,5% 42,5% Approved

1972

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
28 February Constitutional amendment Allow dual mandates 92,4% 43,8% 56,2% Rejected
10 March Proposal Initiative against concentration of wealth 90,3% 52,3% 47,7% Approved
28 April Proposal Regulation of holistic medicine 91,4% 46,0% 54,0% Rejected
25 December Proposal Initiative on political reform 90,8% 51,4% 48,6% Approved

1973

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
30 April Proposal Initiative on regional languages 93,5% 60,5% 39,5% Approved
4 May Proposal Revision of tax brackets 95,4% 59,7% 40,3% Approved
3 September Proposal Initiative on nature conservation 94,2% 57,8% 42,2% Approved
30 November Proposal Revision of government salaries 92,4% 45,3% 54,7% Rejected

1974

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
7 January Modification Tax adjustments for regional and municipal governments 91,5% 53,7% 46,3% Approved
1 April Modification Schedule elections and referendums on weekends 92,7% 35,5% 64,5% Rejected
25 October Modification Introduce universal open primaries 91,4% 46,4% 53,6% Rejected

1975

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
7 March Modification Revise regulations for recall elections 94,6% 43,7% 56,3% Rejected
2 May Modification Revise regulations for imperative mandates 94,2% 43,1% 56,9% Rejected
26 December Proposal Initiative on applied sciences 92,3% 53,9% 46,1% Approved

1976

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
27 February Modification Revise party registration procedures 91,7% 47,4% 52,6% Rejected
1 March Proposal Initiative on public financing of parties 92,6% 51,6% 48,4% Approved
3 May Constitutional amendment Socialist republic 94,5% 42,4% 57,6% Rejected
10 September Modification Revise referendum procedures 92,9% 62,9% 37,1% Approved

1977

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
29 April Modification Revise preference transfer procedures 91,3% 41,4% 58,6% Rejected
3 October Constitutional amendment Convert the Gylian Self-Defense Forces into a military 93,7% 40,1% 59,9% Rejected
25 November Modification Revise judiciary regulations 93,2% 52,8% 47,2% Approved

1978

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
5 May Proposal Merge Arxaþ and Alţira into one region 92,4% 50,1% 49,9% Failed
8 May Modification Revise governments' conservation powers 92,5% 41,2% 58,8% Rejected
1 September Modification Initiative on multiple-choice referendums 91,4% 52,4% 47,6% Approved
2 October Proposal Cap on property taxes 92,6% 37,4% 62,6% Rejected

The 5 May 1978 referendum failed the double majority requirement, narrowly securing a majority of votes overall but not being approved by both regions.

1979

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
26 February Proposal Establish rainy day funds 91,8% 45,8% 54,2% Rejected
25 May Modification Revise equalisation payments 92,0% 44,6% 55,4% Rejected
30 November Proposal Introduce balanced budget requirement 92,2% 40,3% 59,7% Rejected

1980

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
25 January Modification Relax restrictions on infant milk 90,7% 44,8% 55,2% Rejected
7 March Modification Relax restrictions on importing animal products 94,2% 44,3% 55,7% Rejected
7 March Proposal Ban importation of slaughtered animal meat 94,2% 52,4% 47,6% Approved

1981

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
4 May Constitutional amendment Abolish the Senate 95,5% 40,6% 59,4% Rejected
18 September Modification Reduce the Chamber of Deputies' size 95,2% 39,5% 60,5% Rejected
30 November Proposal Initiative on road network 91,4% 42,2% 57,8% Rejected

1982

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
29 January Modification Revise limit on candidates per circonscription 92,7% 35,6% 64,4% Rejected
1 February Modification Revise Economic Code to emphasise public property 93,8% 30,3% 69,7% Rejected
30 April Proposal Expansion of Infotel services 90,9% 60,7% 39,3% Approved
1 October Initiative Ban foreign military bases in Gylias 92,5% 45,7% 54,3% Rejected

1983

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
May Initiative Abolish Summer's Day 93,6% 19,5% 80,5% Rejected
September Proposal Initiative on protection of absentee voters' privacy 94,8% 73,6% 26,4% Approved
October Modification Establish by-elections 92,4% 41,0% 59,0% Rejected

1984

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
17 February Modification Expand public ownership 94,5% 35,7% 64,3% Rejected
9 March Proposal Initiative on cabinet transparency 93,8% 58,7% 41,3% Approved
3 September Proposal Initiative on parliamentary committees 92,0% 46,4% 53,6% Rejected
26 November Proposal Initiative on public technology 92,3% 56,8% 43,2% Approved

1985

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
31 May Modification Introduce snap elections 93,2% 49,8% 50,2% Rejected
2 September Proposal Initiative on sport promotion 90,8% 52,8% 47,2% Approved
4 October Modification Halt industrialisation policy 90,8% 56,7% 43,3% Approved
6 December Proposal Initiative on administrative agencies 91,7% 41,3% 58,7% Rejected

1986

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
3 January Constitutional amendment Revise President's powers to designate Prime Ministers 93,5% 38,5% 61,5% Rejected
18 April Proposal Initiative on spending restrictions 92,8% 36,4% 63,6% Rejected
31 October Proposal Close Royal Ossorian Navy base at Eltykan 90,3% 45,3% 54,7% Rejected

1987

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
30 January Modification Abolish the National Prices Board 94,6% 30,2% 69,8% Rejected
2 February Modification Initiative on strenghtening cooperative sector 93,5% 72,6% 27,4% Approved
4 May Modification Revise fiscal requirements for public organisations 91,3% 52,4% 47,6% Approved
30 October Proposal Initiative on currency reform 90,2% 46,3% 53,7% Rejected

1988

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
29 April Proposal Initiative against privatisation 94,5% 60,4% 39,6% Approved
30 May Modification Strengthen prosecution powers for anti-constitutional activities 92,9% 51,3% 48,7% Approved
7 October Modification Reduce number of Senate members 91,4% 43,6% 56,4% Rejected

1989

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
27 February Proposal High-speed rail expansion 92,4% 59,8% 40,2% Approved
10 March Modification Consolidation of elections 92,1% 44,4% 55,6% Rejected
6 November Proposal Initiative on car-free zones 91,7% 56,7% 43,3% Approved

1990

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
2 March Modification Initiative on tax reform 93,5% 42,8% 57,2% Rejected
30 April Proposal Initiative on monetary policy 94,1% 58,8% 41,2% Approved
4 May Modification Broadcasting reform 92,2% 54,6% 45,4% Approved
21 September Repeal Initiative against consumption restrictions 95,0% 34,6% 65,4% Rejected

1991

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
21 January Proposal Initiative on urban planning 91,5% 52,4% 47,6% Approved
25 January Proposal Establish thorium-based nuclear power plants 95,8% 51,8% 48,2% Approved
11 March Modification Initiative on insurance reform 92,8% 47,0% 53,0% Rejected
31 May Constitutional amendment Senate reform 93,1% 50,1% 49,9% Failed

The 31 May 1991 referendum failed the double majority requirement, narrowly securing a majority of votes overall but failing to carry a majority of regions.

1992

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
28 February Modification Initiative on cultural policy 94,5% 56,9% 43,1% Approved
2 March Modification Revise signature-gathering procedures for referendums 93,7% 55,5% 44,5% Approved
9 October Modification Initiative on political renewal 91,2% 43,0% 57,0% Rejected

1993

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
22 January Modification Initiative on municipal election reform 92,0% 46,8% 53,2% Rejected
30 April Modification Strengthen pesticide regulations 92,1% 54,5% 45,5% Approved
1 November Modification Initiative on electoral reform 95,4% 39,6% 60,4% Rejected

1994

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
28 February Modification Initiative on bank reform 91,0% 52,2% 47,8% Approved
30 September Constitutional amendment Abolish bicameralism 92,7% 43,9% 56,1% Rejected
3 October Modification Revise naturalisation procedures 93,4% 42,6% 57,4% Rejected

1995

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
23 January Modification Strengthen animal welfare legislation 94,1% 58,8% 41,2% Approved
27 February Proposal Initiative on energy conservation 93,5% 53,4% 46,6% Approved
29 May Proposal Initiative on legally enforceable party platforms 90,8% 48,8% 51,2% Rejected

1996

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
11 March Proposal Initiative on clear mandates 90,5% 50,7% 49,3% Approved
2 September Proposal Initiative on tenant protection 91,6% 55,3% 44,7% Approved
2 December Modification Restrict forestry licenses 93,2% 52,2% 47,8% Approved

1997

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
7 February Modification Initiative on justice reform 94,7% 41,3% 58,7% Rejected
28 February Constitutional amendment Sortition-based Senate 94,3% 61,3% 38,7% Approved
2 May Modification Initiative on tax harmonisation 92,3% 59,5% 40,5% Approved
1 September Proposal Initiative on electronic direct democracy 95,1% 64,3% 35,7% Approved

1998

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
30 January Modification Initiative on land rents 91,7% 59,6% 40,4% Approved
2 March Modification Revise local health units' involvement in environmental matters 93,9% 82,5% 17,5% Approved
7 September Constitutional amendment Initiative on cabinet reorganisation 92,0% 44,7% 55,3% Rejected

1999

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
1 February Proposal Promotion of urban agriculture 91,2% 69,0% 31,0% Approved
26 February Proposal Promotion of natural light in cities 91,3% 50,8% 49,2% Approved
3 December Proposal Initiative on media accountability 92,7% 51,2% 48,8% Approved
24 December Proposal Ban prognostication and groundless speculation in media 90,9% 52,4% 47,6% Approved

2000

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
24 January Proposal Introduce zero-based budgeting in the public sector 93,1% 21,8% 78,2% Rejected
17 April Modification Initiative on expanding community gardens 92,3% 86,7% 13,3% Approved
27 October Modification Increase threshold for approving tax increases 93,7% 39,9% 60,1% Rejected

2001

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
9 March Proposal Establish minimum budget allocations for public services 95,3% 75,5% 24,5% Approved
27 April Modification Lower mandatory retirement age 95,6% 60,7% 39,3% Approved
30 November Proposal Initiative on time laws 90,7% 50,1% 49,9% Approved

2002

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
1 February Proposal Initiative on promotion of footpaths and hiking trails 91,8% 76,2% 23,8% Approved
31 May Modification Revise trade regulations 93,6% 35,6% 64,4% Rejected
21 October Modification Revise judiciary regulations 92,1% 44,4% 55,6% Rejected

2003

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
31 January Modification Increase GNSDF's powers to guard territorial waters 91,6% 59,0% 41,0% Approved
7 March Proposal Initiative on sex work facilities 92,0% 57,7% 42,3% Approved
1 September Modification Revise public auto insurance regulations 92,5% 52,9% 47,1% Approved

2004

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
3 May Proposal Initiative on nightlife policy 95,1% 58,0% 42,0% Approved
29 October Modification Revise drug license requirements 94,7% 46,9% 53,1% Rejected
24 December Modification Strengthen separation of public and private sector work 93,7% 62,4% 37,6% Approved

2005

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
7 March Modification Revise shared parenting regulations 91,6% 32,2% 67,8% Rejected

2006

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
5 May Proposal Initiative on marine and coastal areas 92,7% 53,6% 46,4% Approved

2007

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
30 November Modification Initiative on water flouridation 91,8% 50,5% 49,5% Approved

2008

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
29 February Modification Revise shop opening hours 92,0% 48,5% 51,5% Rejected

2009

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
27 April Modification Revise noise protection regulations 93,4% 59,2% 40,8% Approved

2010

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
24 December Proposal Initiative on music festivals 92,2% 60,5% 39,5% Approved

2011

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
7 March Constitutional amendment Revise President's powers 95,5% 49,4% 50,6% Rejected

2012

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
28 May Modification Initiative on pet regulations 92,4% 52,0% 48,0% Approved

2013

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
30 September Modification Initiative on family planning 91,0% 55,2% 44,8% Approved

2014

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
7 March Constitutional amendment Revise regional allocation of Senators 92,6% 45,7% 54,3% Rejected

2015

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
11 May Modification Strengthen civil rights protections 93,9% 67,9% 32,1% Approved

2016

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
2 September Proposal Initiative on sport promotion 92,1% 65,4% 34,6% Approved

2017

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
10 March Modification Revise sales tax exemptions 90,4% 65,5% 34,5% Approved

2018

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
30 April Constitutional amendment Directly elect government ministers 92,3% 42,1% 57,9% Rejected

2019

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
1 November Proposal Initiative on national community service 94,7% 32,2% 67,8% Rejected

2020

Date Type Subject Turnout For Against Result
28 February Proposal Initiative on cycling 93,7% 73,6% 26,4% Approved