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2020 Constitutional Referendum


2020 Constitutional Referendum

On March 29, 2020, Italian citizens will vote for a Constitutional Referendum on the subject of "changes to the Constitutional articles 56, 57 e 59 with regards to the number of Parliament representatives”. Italian citizens who reside abroad and who are registered to vote in the Voting District for Italians Residing Abroad will be able to vote by mail.

Please note that according to article n. 48 of the Italian Constitution, the vote is personal, and equal, free, and secret. Exercising the right to vote is a civic duty. Therefore, the safe custody of the voting ballots received by mail is required, and it is forbidden to give the voting materials to third parties. Violations of these rules will lead to the enforcement of sanctions as set forth in article n. 18 of Law n. 459/2001.

For information and updates on the voting process, please refer to the news listed on this page or contact the Consulate of Italy in Detroit (whose jurisdiction includes the following States: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee):

Consolato d'Italia a Detroit
535 Griswold
Buhl Building, Suite 1840
Detroit, Michigan (USA) 48226
Tel.: +1 (313) 963-8560 

01-30-2020: Constitutional Referendum of March 29, 2020

02-06-2020: Information for voters temporarily abroad