Syrian constitutional referendum, 1961
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A constitutional referendum was held in Syria on 1 December 1961. Voters had the choice of submitting a green ballot marked "I am in favour of the temporary constitution" or a red one marked "I am against the temporary constitution". However, the ballot was not secret, and votes were made in the presence of an official. The temporary constitution was approved by 97.1% of voters.
|Source: Nohlen et al.|