Iranian parliamentary dissolution referendum, 1953

رفراندوم انحلال مجلس ایران، 1953م

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A referendum on the dissolution of Parliament was held in Iran between 3 and 10 August 1953. The result saw 99.9% vote in favour of the dissolution. The government was overthrown in a coup d''état on 19 August.

Results Choice Votes %
For 2,043,600 99.9
Against 1,300 0.1
Total 2,044,600 100
Source: Nohlen et al.

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