49% of Dutch people aren't aware of upcoming vote on Ukraine-EU Association Agreement

Almost half of Dutch citizens do not know about the referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (EUAA), which will take place on the 6th of April 2016, according to the results of a TNS Nipo poll, as reported by the daily publication De Telegraaf.

The researchers found that 49% of the residents of the Netherlands do not know about the referendum.  "It seems that too few people will vote," the edition notes.  In particular, only 21% of the respondents said that "of course" they will vote in the referendum.  Another 28% are not sure whether they will vote.

The newspaper reiterated that the results of the advisory referendum shall only be counted if the voter turnout is at least 30%.  According to the survey, 33% of respondents intend to vote against the Association Agreement with Ukraine, while 23% will vote for the EUAA.  A further 32% of respondents are undecided.

As reported, according to the results of another poll, 38% of Dutch residents plan to vote against the ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU and 32% plan to vote in support of the Association Agreement.

As was previously reported, the Electoral Council of the Netherlands will conduct a referendum vote on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on Wednesday, April 6, 2016.

  Netherlands, Association Agreement, EU, Ukraine