A large victory for supporters of the secession of Catalonia from Spain in the results of the referendum on self-determination, where the vote for the secession 90.18% of the votes, according to final results transmitted on Friday, the Government of the province of Catalonia to the local parliament.
Independence supported two million and 44 thousand voters in Catalonia and rejected 177 thousand, equivalent to 7.83%, with a participation rate of 43.03% in the referendum.
The government of Catalonia said the number of registered voters was 5.3 million from 7.5 million. The percentage of white papers was 2%, equivalent to 44 thousand votes, and recorded 19 thousand voting cards invalid.
The president of the Catalonia region, Carles Pochimón, often pointed out that the Spanish had ratified the European constitution with a participation rate of 42%.
Voters in the referendum answered the question “Do you want Catalonia to become a Republican state?” And parties opposed to Catalonia’s independence boycotted the referendum and considered it illegal and illegal.
The referendum suffers from the absence of traditional guarantees for such ballots, such as transparent electoral statistics and a local electoral commission, after a mass resignation of the latter to avoid heavy fines for the Constitutional Court.
Spanish police violence provoked public discontent, with police intervening on polling day at 100 polling stations sometimes violently to remove activists guarding offices and blocking the referendum.
Although Carles Pochimon announced Sunday that the Catalan people had “the right to establish an independent state in the form of a republic,” his positions ranged from escalation to flexibility, calling for international mediation to allow negotiations with the government of Mariano Rajoy. A new poll full of items and conditions.