According to data from 99.10 percent of district electoral commissions, 41.01 percent of eligible voters took part in the referendum, according to data from the National Electoral Commission. For a referendum to be binding, more than half of those eligible must vote. The majority of participants answered “no” to all referendum questions.
Data from the National Electoral Commission (PKW) show that 99.10 percent 11 million 950 thousand votes were cast by district electoral commissions. 963 votes, and those entitled to vote in the districts from which the data was received amounted to 29 million 144 thousand. 122 people – that means turnout of 41.01 percent.
For a referendum to be binding, more than half of those eligible must vote.
Four questions were asked in Sunday’s referendum, which took place together with the parliamentary elections. The first one was: “Do you support the sale of state assets to foreign entities, leading to the loss of control by Polish women and men over strategic sectors of the economy?”, the next one was asked: “Do you support raising the retirement age, including restoring the retirement age for women increased to 67 years? and men?”
The third question was: “Do you support the elimination of the barrier on the border between the Republic of Poland and the Republic of Belarus?”, and the fourth: “Do you support the admission of thousands of illegal immigrants from the Middle East and Africa, in accordance with the forced relocation mechanism imposed by the European bureaucracy?”
Data from the National Electoral Commission show that the first, third and fourth referendum questions – i.e. about the sale of state property, the elimination of the barrier on the border with Belarus and the mechanism for relocating migrants – were answered by over 96 percent. voters answered “no”. To the second question – about raising the retirement age – the answer was “no” by less than 94.6 percent. taking part in the referendum.
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