85% of referendum votes support Bedechka transformation into park, but referendum invalid19 June 2017 | 17:20 | FOCUS News Agency
The referendum was to choose between the construction in Bedechka or its transformation into a park.
Out of 143,172 potential voters, only 22,082 people, or 15.42%, actually voted. Of them, 18,984 supported Bedechka’s becoming a protected area.
The threshold for validity of the referendum is 40%.
However, the municipality is preparing measures with support from the state to preserve the area.
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