A referendum on autonomy was held in
Guadeloupe (; ; gcf, label=Antillean Creole
Antillean Creole (Antillean French Creole, Kreyol, Kwéyòl, Patois) is a French-based creole languages, French-based creole, which is primarily spoken in the Lesser Antilles. Its grammar and voca ...
on 7 December 2003.
[Guadeloupe (France), 7 December 2003: Inner Autonomy]
Voters were asked whether they wanted the island to become a
A territorial collectivity (or territorial authority, french: collectivité territoriale, previously ') is a chartered subdivision
Subdivision may refer to:
Arts and entertainment
* Subdivision (metre), in music
* Subdivision (film), ''Subdivisi ...
[Arrondissements of Guadeloupe]
which would have given the regional government more autonomy.
The Internationalist, October 2010 The proposal was rejected by 73% of voters.
In simultaneous referendums, ] Saint MartinSaint Martin may refer to:
* Saint Martin of Tours (c. 316–397), Bishop of Tours, France
* Saint Martin of Braga (c. 520–580), archbishop of Bracara Augusta in Gallaecia (now Braga in Portugal)
* Pope Martin I (598–655)
* Saint Martin ... and Saint Barthélemy
Saint Barthélemy (french: Saint-Barthélemy, ), officially the , is an overseas collectivity
The France, French overseas collectivities ('':fr:collectivité d'outre-mer, collectivité d'outre-mer'' or ''COM''), are first-order administr ... both voted to become overseas collectivities
The French overseas collectivities (''collectivité d'outre-mer
The French overseas collectivities ('' collectivité d'outre-mer'' or ''COM''), are first-order administrative divisions of France, like the regions of France, French regions, bu ..., gaining autonomy from Guadeloupe. [
Referendums in Guadeloupe
Referendums in Saint Martin
Referendums in Saint Barthélemy
2003 in Guadeloupe