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   South Jersey Secession Referendum

ELECTION INFORMATION

Container

New Jersey

Race Type

General Election

Filing Deadline

6/1/1980 12:00 pm

Polls Open

11/4/1980 6:00 am

Polls Close

11/4/1980 11:00 pm

Term Starts

11/4/1980 12:00 pm

Term Ends

11/4/1980 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 2/21/2003, Updated 11/16/2007

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PRIMARIES

NARRATIVE

A symbolic, non-binding referendum in Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Ocean, and Salem Counties calling for the named counties to secede from New Jersey and form a new state. [The referendum did not appear on the ballots in Gloucester and Camden Counties.]


DEBATES

EVENTS

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MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Yes
(Independent)

181,210
50.90%

 

No
(Independent)

174,836
49.10%

 

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