Final results totalise French 'non' at 54.67 pct

1st June 2005, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, June 1 (AFP) - The "no" vote in France's referendum on the EU constitution stood at 54.67 percent, against 45.33 percent for the "yes" camp, according to final results released Wednesday by the Constitutional Council.

PARIS, June 1 (AFP) - The "no" vote in France's referendum on the EU constitution stood at 54.67 percent, against 45.33 percent for the "yes" camp, according to final results released Wednesday by the Constitutional Council.  

The abstention rate stood at 30.63 percent. A total of 730,522 people cast blank votes, according to the council, which is tasked with ratifying election results.  

The following are the definitive results of Sunday's referendum:     

Eligible voters: 41,789,202  

Those who voted: 28,988,300  

Valid ballots:   28,257,778     

NO:  15,449,508 (54.67 percent)   YES:   12,808,270 (45.33 percent)
  
 

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Subject: French News

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