hmm… apparently it doesn’t have to be referenda.
Basically referendum is a made up Latin word that doesn’t have a historical use. It was invented by Anglophones sometime in the mid-19th century. The form it takes also doesn’t lend itself to have a Latin plural form.
Anyway, according to the article
going by the Oxford school: ‘referendums’ means separate votes on a single (or perhaps related) issues, while ‘referenda’ means votes on separate issues.
Also in the end it concludes with
So – ‘referendums’ or ‘referenda’? As it turns out, it’s all really just a matter of preference.
I’m gonna stick to referendums from now on, as my browser’s spell check keeps telling me that referenda ain’t a word.
So for those still wondering about referendums results and how them break down, here are two articles.
There were 4 cities/counties that voted in favor of name correction for 2020 Olympics.
Even though No. 13 failed to cross the 50% line by 4.8% of the votes, there were still 4 cities/counties that didn’t get fooled by Chinese fake news and voted to petition for a name change.
Of the 4, Tainan City had 50 thousand more votes in favor of the name correction while others had around led by less than 10 thousand.
For No. 10, which is marriage should only be between man and woman, there’s a map showing which district supported it the most proportionally.
Sadly, it seems there’s still a long way to go. The heavily Christian/Catholic regions overwhelmingly voted against marriage equality.