About 90% of Catalans voted for independence from Spain
These figures are published after processing of 2.26 million ballots.
Moscow. 2 Oct. INTERFAX.RU — About 90% of Catalans voted for independence from Spain, writes in La Vanguardia on Monday.
Currently processed 2 million 262 thousand ballots.
“For” in favor of 2.02 million people, “against” — 176,5 thousand.
“Out of the 2,262,424 ballots that were not seized, 2,020,144 were YES votes, NO votes were 176,566, 45,586 in blank and null votes 20,129”
— Catalan Government (@catalangov) October 1, 2017 At boot time the error occurred.
About 770 thousand people are unable to exercise their right to vote, 400 polling stations were closed.
Earlier it was reported that the regional authorities have estimated the turnout at the referendum is about 3 million; just of Catalonia, is home to around 7.5 million people.
El conseller anuncia que Jordi Turull de los votos escrutados el 2.262.464 90% ha votado por el sí a la independencia de #Catalunya pic.twitter.com/GZTDGoTPJ0
— Marco Aracama (@MarcoAracama) October 1, 2017.
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The final results of the voting are expected by hundreds of people gathered in Plaza Catalunya in Central Barcelona.
Earlier, the head of the government of Catalonia Carles Pujdeme promised to convey the results of the voting for the approval of the Parliament. He added that on Sunday, the Catalonia defended their right to independence.
Meanwhile, the Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy said that a referendum in Catalonia took place, and the majority of law-abiding citizens ignored him. Earlier Konstitutsionny court of Spain recognized the referendum on the independence of Catalonia illegal.