Hinata constitutional referendum
|Approves the Constitution proposal?|
|13 Winter I (2019)|
The first Hinata constitutional referendum was held in th 13th of winter of the Year I in Hinata to approve the Hinata constitution. In the referendum he won the "yes" option, immediately entering into force this constitution.
The referendum question was, in Japanese:
The question, in English, translate to:
Approves the Constitution proposal?
Because of the low literacy of much of the citizenship, the question of the referendum was written in both kanji and Hiragana syllabary.
Position of political parties
|Position||Political parties||Political orientation||Leaders|
|Yes||Nichiren Democratic Party||Conservatism||Tarô Nakajima|
|No||Hinata Socialist Party||Socialism||Ryuji Midoriya|
The nichirenistas valued the draft constitution positively, describing it as "an opportunity for the future for the country, with stability and progress". They also asked for the favorable vote on the text.
The Socialists expressed their rejection of the draft constitution by describing it as "repressive, authoritarian and at the service of the Nichirenist party", as well as criticizing the drafting and approval process without having previously convened constituent elections or having asked for the opposition's opinion. In an official announcement the party asked the no to the constitutional text.