Southern Rhodesian federation referendum, 1953

A referendum on the formation of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland was held in Southern Rhodesia on 9 April 1953.[1] The proposal was approved by 63.45% of voters.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 25,570 63.45
Against 14,729 36.55
Invalid/blank votes 295
Total 40,594 100
Registered voters/turnout 49,068 82.73
Source: Direct Democracy


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