Referendum on Abolition of Seanad Éireann (2013) (Thirty-Second Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 2013)


You are being asked if you agree with the proposal to amend the Constitution to abolish Seanad Éireann, to provide that from the date of such abolition the Oireachtas shall consist of the President and Dáil Éireann, and to amend other provisions of the Constitution that confer functions on Seanad Éireann or that are premised on the existence of Seanad Éireann.

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Result Summary

Electorate: 3,167,384
Total Poll: 1,240,729
Percentage Poll: 39.17%
Votes in favour of the proposal: 591,937
Votes against the proposal: 634,437
Invalid Ballot Papers: 14,355