Zanzibar: 2010 Constitutional referendum results
Updated August 2010
The referendum was held on 31 July 2010.
Referendum issue and question
The voters were asked to approve a constitutional amendment that would allow for two Vice Presidents, the first to be allocated to the main opposition party in the House of Representatives and for a power sharing arrangement whereby ministries in the Revolutionary Government would be allocated according to the number of seats won in the House of Representatives. The post of Chief Minister would be abolished. The question asked of voters was "Do you accept the new Government structure after the General Election 2010?" (ZEC 2010).
|Total votes||290 670|
|Valid votes||281 993|
|Spoilt ballots||8 677|
|% Spoilt ballots||2.99|
ZANZIBAR ELECTORAL COMMISSION (ZEC) 2010 "Country Result Form: National" (click "View Report", [www] http://referendum.zec.go.tz/ResultsManagement/PublicReports/ConstituencySummaryReports.aspx [opens new window] (accessed 2 Aug 2010).