The Republic of Macedonia on this day in 1991, 31 years ago, held a Referendum in which citizens with the right to vote declared themselves on the question: “Are you in favor of an independent Macedonia with the right to enter into a future union of sovereign states of Yugoslavia?”.
1.2 million Macedonian citizens participated in the Referendum, and according to the results that were announced, the independence of Macedonia was supported almost one hundred percent. According to the final, official results of 1,495,626 voters, 1,021,880 or 71.85 percent of citizens with the right to vote took part in the Referendum. Of them, 95.09 percent voted in favor of an independent and independent Macedonian state.
The parties of the Albanians PDP and NDP did not support the proclamation. Only the Union of Albanian Intelligence expressed support for the Referendum.