2001 Referendum Special Election Results - Mississippi
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by Harry on 2007-01-04

  Referendum: Flag Special ElectionPopular Vote
1894 Flag 494,323 64.39%
Proposed New Flag 273,359 35.61%
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Election Notes:
  • A vote was held April 17, 2001, for Mississippians to choose an official flag--either the flag that had been used unofficially since 1894 that included a controversial symbol of the Confederate Battle Flag, or a new design.
Demographic Data

2010 Population:2,967,297Enum.2010 Population Density:24.4persons/km2
2001 Population:2,852,994Est.2001 Population Density:23.5persons/km2
2000 Population:2,844,658Enum.2000 Population Density:23.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):121,488km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.4%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: MS Secretary of State's office. Certification 2001 Flag Special Election 17-Apr-01, MS Secretary of State's office (http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/FlagVote/CountyScans/CertStateResults.pdf) (accessed 04 Jan 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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