1998 Portuguese regionalisation referendum
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A referendum on creating administrative regions was held in Portugal on 8 November 1998. Two proposals were put to voters, the first on implementing the regions, and the second specifically asking whether voters approved of the new region for their area. The proposals were rejected by wide margins by voters.
The major parties in Portugal at the time listed with their political positioning and their official answer to the referendum question:
Do you agree with implementing administrative region?
|No: 2,530,802 (63.52%)||Yes: 1,453,749 (36.48%)|
|No: 2,457,604 (63.93%)||Yes: 1,386,718 (36.07%)|
|Invalid or blank votes||121,531||3.06|
|Registered voters and turnout||8,243,030||48.11|