ElectionGudie

July 10, 2005 Held

199,609
Voted
Luxembourg

Results

88%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:199,609
Valid Votes:193,715
Invalid Votes:5,894

Provisions

This referendum asked the voters in three languages:"Are you in favor of the treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe, signed in Rome on 29th October 2004?"

Yes109,494

56.52

No84,221

43.48

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At stake in this Referendum:

  • Approval of the new European Union Constitution.

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Grand Duke HENRI
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Jean-Claude JUNCKER
  • Assembly: Luxembourg has a unicameral Chamber of Deputies (Chambre des Deputes) with 60 seats.

Main provisions in the Referendum:

  • Referendum to approve the new European Union Constitution. This referendum asked the voters in three languages:"Are you in favor of the treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe, signed in Rome on 29th October 2004?"
     

Population and Registered Voters:

  • Population: 465,158 (2005)
  • Registered voters: 220,717 (2005)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 235,619 (2005)

·         Is Luxembourg a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)

·         Has Luxembourg ratified CEDAW: Yes (2 February 1989)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: N/A

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 12 (following the 2004 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 19 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Luxembourg a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has Luxembourg ratified CRPD: Yes (26 September 2011)

·         Population with a disability: 69,773 (est.)