Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of referendum.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • But Mr. Lehane said the firm intended to offer its services to organizers involved in referenda across the country.

    Lehane and Schmidt to Work Together - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Observers have warned that time to organize the two referenda is growing short.

    Sudan President Warns Civil War Could Re-Ignite

  • Mubarak has presented himself to Egyptian voters for six-year terms an unprecedented four times — but in referenda in which no opposition candidates were permitted to stand and voters simply had the choice of voting yes or no.

    Pharaohs-in-Waiting

  • But more perniciously, separatism has been largely been handled outside the parliamentary process, in referenda, popular campaigns, and have essentially made the governing authority, that is the Prime Minister, exceedingly dominant vis-a-vis Parliament, which can’t really act in any sort of effective way on separatism given its population-based nature.

    Matthew Yglesias » Is The Left in Crisis?

  • Under the patched and darned 1978 Russian charter, the president had no right to call referenda or impose undefined “special” regimes.

    The Return

  • ABDILDIN 12. 1\%, Gani KASYMOV 4. 7\%, other 1. 5\% note: President NAZARBAYEV expanded his presidential powers by decree: only he can initiate constitutional amendments, appoint and dismiss the government, dissolve Parliament, call referenda at his discretion, and appoint administrative heads of regions and cities

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • ABDILDIN 12. 1\%, Gani KASYMOV 4. 7\%, Engels GABBASSOV 1. 5\% note: President NAZARBAYEV arranged a referendum in 1995 that expanded his presidential powers: only he can initiate constitutional amendments, appoint and dismiss the government, dissolve Parliament, call referenda at his discretion, and appoint administrative heads of regions and cities

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • Gani KASYMOV 4. 6\% note: President NAZARBAYEV expanded his presidential powers by decree: only he can initiate constitutional amendments, appoint and dismiss the government, dissolve Parliament, call referenda at his discretion, and appoint administrative heads of regions and cities

    The 2000 CIA World Factbook

  • + Recall referenda on MPs, and other representatives if 40% of electors request it.

    Environment news, comment and analysis from the Guardian | guardian.co.uk

  • This week saw the Chicago Tribune - er, advance a bill that would allow voters to conduct recall referenda on statewide elected officials.

    undefined

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.