Early outcome shows slim majority in favour of assisted dying

Ljubljana, 9 June - Around 51% of voters endorsed legislating the right to assisted dying for terminally ill patients in Sunday's consultative referendum, early partial results show. This is significantly below a projection from a Friday opinion poll of the decided votes which showed 64% would be in favour.

A voter casts her ballot in Slovenia's EU election and three consultative referendums.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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