Polish European Union membership referendum, 2003

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Percentage of the Yes votes by voivodeships
Percentage of the Yes votes - voting abroad

A referendum on joining the European Union was held in Poland on 7 and 8 June 2003.[1] The proposal was approved by 77.6% of voters. Poland subsequently joined the European Union that year following the ratification of the Treaty of Accession 2003. The country's first European Parliament elections were held in 2004.


Do you approve of the Republic of Poland's accession to the European Union?


Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 13,514,872 77.6
No 3,935,655 22.6
Valid votes 17,450,527 99.3
Invalid or blank votes 126,187 0.7
Total votes 17,576,714 100.00
Turnout required 50.00
Registered voters and turnout 29,864,969 58.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver[1]


  1. ^ a b Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1491 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7