ElectionGudie

July 2, 2006 Held

3,138,324
Voted
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Results

79%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:3,138,324
Valid Votes:2,917,329
Invalid Votes:103,627

Provisions

This referendum asks voters: “Do you agree, within the framework of national unity, with giving the Constituent Assembly the binding mandate to establish a regime of departmental autonomy, applicable immediately after the promulgation of the new Political Constitution of the State in the Departments where this Referendum has a majority, so that their authorities are chosen directly by the citizens and receive from the National Government executive authority, administrative power and financial resources that the Political Constitution of the State and the Laws grant them? “

No1,680,017

57.59

Yes1,237,312

42.41

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At stake in this Referendum:

  • Approval of plan to grant greater political autonomy to the regions in Bolivia

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Juan Evo MORALES Ayma *
  • Head of Government: President Juan Evo MORALES Ayma
  • Assembly: Bolivia has a bicameral National Congress (Congreso Nacional) consisting of the Chamber of Senators (Camara de Senadores) with 27 seats and the Chamber of Deputies (Camara de Diputados) with 130 seats.

* The president is both the chief of state and head of government.

Main provisions in the Referendum:

  • Approval of plan to grant greater political autonomy to the regions in Bolivia This referendum asks voters: