Comments on: The Regional Autonomy Vote in Bolivia http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=13610 A rough draft of my thoughts... Sun, 11 May 2008 13:09:15 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.5.1 By: boz http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=13610#comment-1369948 boz Mon, 05 May 2008 13:10:35 +0000 http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=13610#comment-1369948 As part of their effort to discredit the referendum, the government is saying that there was 83% turnout in a similar 2006 referendum. They are using the turnout drop as a measurement of their success. I think 60% turnout is still a pretty strong showing and the government is grasping for anything to hang on to. They'd be better off acknowledging the win and moving forward. As part of their effort to discredit the referendum, the government is saying that there was 83% turnout in a similar 2006 referendum. They are using the turnout drop as a measurement of their success.

I think 60% turnout is still a pretty strong showing and the government is grasping for anything to hang on to. They’d be better off acknowledging the win and moving forward.

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