ElectionGudie

Oct. 20, 2007 Held

692
Voted
Tokelau

Tokelau

Referendum

Results

88%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:692
Valid Votes:692
Invalid Votes:0

Provisions

1. KO AU E MALIE KI TE FAKATU [I AGREE WITH THE PROPOSAL] 2. KO AU E TETEKE KI TE FAKATU [I REJECT THE PROPOSAL]

Yes446

64.45

No246

35.55

More Info:

At stake in this Referendum:

  • Second referendum for independence from New Zealand.

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Governor Kolouei O'BRIEN
  • Assembly: Tokelau has a unicameral General Fono with 0 seats.

* Represented by Governor General of New Zealand Anand SATYANAND.

Main provisions in the Referendum:

  • That Tokelau become a self-governing state in free association with New Zealand on the basis of the Constitution and the Treaty. 1. KO AU E MALIE KI TE FAKATU [I AGREE WITH THE PROPOSAL] 2. KO AU E TETEKE KI TE FAKATU [I REJECT THE PROPOSAL]

 

Electoral Requirements

  • A majority of two thirds is needed for the referendum to pass

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 1,449 (July 2007 )
  • Registered Voters: 789 ( 2007 )