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1998 Good Friday refrendum

Good referendum as it brought peace to Northern Ireland
and as 75% voted for a power share between two extreme camps with a history of violence.

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Ealing Mayoral refrendum

Only 10% turnout - Tyranny of Minority

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2012 Wales Police and Crime commissioner

15<%

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Doncaster Mayor

Created on a 30% turnout at the refrendum

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Scottish Referendum

84% turnout

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Other famous quotes

A.V.dicey - 'people's veto'
Blair - 'in the case of constitutional change' 'there is clearly case to be taken by the British people
Thatcher - 'sacrifice parliamentary sovereignty to political expediency'

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Famous quotes about referendums

'A tool of dictators and demagogues' - Attlee
~ tyranny of the majority - and that the majority in question are often ill-equipped to understand precisely what is being asked for them

'A device so alien to all our traditions' - Attlee

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Should Scotland be an independent country? Results and Turnout

No: 55.3% Yes:44.7% Turnout: 84.59%