Catalonia independence referendum: Final results show 90% backed secession from Spain

Official outcomes are just like preliminary outcomes introduced within the wake of the ballot

he remaining outcomes from Catalonia’s independence referendum present that 90 per cent of voters backed secession from Spain, the area’s authorities has stated.

Madrid has vowed to disregard the end result after Spain’s constitutional court docket declared the ballot illegal.

On Sunday riot police occupied polling stations and attacked voters to cease the plebiscite, known as by the native Catalan authorities, from going forward.

The official outcomes, launched on Friday, are just like the preliminary outcomes launch by officers within the wake of the ballot.

The 90 per cent determine could not mirror the views of everybody within the area as a result of some opponents of independence have stayed away following the declaration that the vote was illegal.

Comparable unofficial referenda to gauge help for independence within the area, together with one held in 2014, confirmed over 80 per cent help for secession.

Catalan chief Carles Puigdemont is about to deal with the Catalan parliament on Tuesday relating to the “present political scenario”, a spokesperson for the physique confirmed right this moment.