The Catalan independence referendum of , also known by the numeronym 1-O for "1 October" in Spanish media, was an independence referendum held on 1 October in the Spanish autonomous community of Catalonia , passed by the Parliament of Catalonia as the Law on the Referendum on Self-determination of Catalonia and called by the Generalitat de Catalunya. The referendum was approved by the Catalan parliament in a session in which only nationalist parliamentarians participated on 6 September along with the Law of juridical transition and foundation of the Republic of Catalonia the following day 7 September, which stated that independence would be binding with a simple majority, without requiring a minimum turnout. The referendum question, which voters answered with "Yes" or "No", was "Do you want Catalonia to become an independent state in the form of a republic? The "Yes" side won, with 2,, The Catalan government estimated that up to , votes were not cast due to polling stations being closed off during the police crackdown,     although the "universal census" system introduced earlier in the day allowed electors to vote at any given polling station. On the day of the referendum, the inaction of part of the autonomous police force of Catalonia, the Mossos d'Esquadra , allowed many polling stations to open.
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Se trataba de una consulta popular no vinculante que fue suspendida por el Tribunal Constitucional. El president Puigdemont fue informado y solo un grupo muy reducido de personas supieron del asunto. En el caso de la presidenta, Carme Forcadell , tres. Estas embarcaciones amarraron en el puerto de Barcelona. Los estibadores del puerto decidieron no dar servicio a estos barcos. Tras difundirse las primeras noticias sobre las cargas policiales algunos dirigentes del PDeCAT , entre ellos la coordinadora Marta Pascal , le enviaron wasaps a Puigdemont para que detuviera las votaciones.
2017 Catalan independence referendum