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2020 Cannabis Legalisation and Control Referendum Declaration of Official Results

Pursuant to section 26(1) of the Referendums Framework Act 2019, I declare the result of the referendum held on Saturday 17 October 2020 on the question “Do you support the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill?” to be as follows:

Yes, I support the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill. 1,406,973
No, I do not support the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill 1,474,635

 

  Number of Votes Received Percentage of Total Valid Votes
SUPPORT 1,406,973 48.4%
DO NOT SUPPORT 1,474,635 50.7%
Total Valid Votes 2,881,608 99.1%
Informal Votes 26,463 0.9%
Total Votes 2,908,071 100%


Dated at Wellington this Friday the 6th day of November 2020.

ALICIA WRIGHT, Electoral Commissioner.