Voting in the referendum on the Act of Succession and the European Parliament elections have started in Denmark. At 10 a.m., one hour after polling started, 7.4 % of the electorate had cast their votes in the referendum and 7.6 % in the European election.
The last opinion poll about the succession, conducted on Saturday and published in Politiken and by TV 2 today, shows that 74.8 % will vote yes to changing the Act of Succession. But with only 49 % of the electorate expected to vote, that will not be enough to carry the Act.
In Berlingske Tidende the historians Lars Hovbakke Sørensen and Jes Fabricius Møller comment on the impact a possible “no” may have on the Danish monarchy: