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   Puerto Rico Status Plebiscite - Status Referendum Part I

ELECTION INFORMATION

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Puerto Rican Political Status

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

1/1/2012 12:00 pm

Polls Open

11/6/2012 6:00 am

Polls Close

11/6/2012 7:00 pm

Term Starts

1/3/2013 12:00 am

Term Ends

12/31/9999 12:00 am

Database Record

Posted 2/18/2012, Updated 12/20/2012

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

Election date

12/13/1998

Term

1998-2013

Winner

None of the Above

Party

Nonpartisan

Votes

787,900

Percent

50.30%


NEXT ELECTION

No further elections of this type in database.


NARRATIVE

A vote on whether to keep Puerto Rico's political status the same or to change it. If yes wins, Puerto Rico will stay a commonwealth. If no wins, if a status option wins a majority in Part II of the referendum, Puerto Rico will attempt to act on the people's will. Part II can be found here: http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=451692


DEBATES

EVENTS

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline


MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

No
(Nonpartisan)
Announced 11/30/2011

958,915
54.00%

 

Yes
(Nonpartisan) *
Announced 11/30/2011

816,978
46.00%

 

Source for election returns: http://div2.ceepur.org/REYDI_NocheDelEvento/index.html#es/default/CONDICION_POLITICA_TERRITORIAL_ACTUAL_ISLA.xml


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