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One immediate effect is that Shoprite’s call is being discussed as a referendum on the state of Nigeria’s economy which has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and accompanying lockdown measures.

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Local ballot measures include a referendum on North River Farms, a mixed-use development on agricultural land, as well as an initiative that could limit Council members and the mayor to three four-year teams.

There are many also on the Remain side, on my side of the argument, who lost, who accept that a referendum was inevitable, or accept that a referendum was mandated by Parliament.

He explains why he called for the referendum that effectively ended his political career.

Or, who knows, maybe we’re going to get so stuck we have to go to a general election or a referendum and that might mean a different outcome.

In secret, before the referendum, the council went ahead and fluoridated the water anyway.

The month of May will see an Irish referendum on the legalization of same-sex marriage.

In February, Slovakia will have a referendum on whether marriage should be defined as a union between a man and a woman.

And randomly selected panels are well suited to political questions that we might otherwise addresses through a big referendum.

In particular, a video of an apparently inebriated Morgan has embarrassed supporters of the referendum.

A majority of the voters voted in the affirmative at the referendum election held in January 1956.

The referendum is the submission of every issue to the people.

I've got news too—the referendum was eight to one for strike—and the national's wired that John Dawson's on the way!

One reason for this result was that the verdict was given in a general election, not in a referendum.

Having achieved that status the Irish people may by referendum freely choose their own form of government.

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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to referendum, such as: election, poll, vote, and mandate.

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