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Danish Amsterdam Treaty referendum, 1998

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Danish Amsterdam Treaty referendum, 1998


A referendum on the Amsterdam Treaty was held in Denmark on 28 May 1998.[1] It was approved by with 55.1% of voters with a turnout of 76.2%.[2] The Treaty subsequently came into effect on 1 May 1999.[2]


The Danish parties and lists recommended voting as follows:[3]


Choice Votes %
For 1,647,692 55.1
Against 1,342,595 44.9
Invalid/blank votes 56,494
Total 3,046,781 100
Registered voters/turnout 3,996,333 76.2
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


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