In two parallel referenda held in parallel in Hamburg and Kiel, jointly bidding for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, Hamburg rejected the bid and Kiel overwhelmingly supported the bid.
By a narrow margin (51,7%), Hamburg’s 650,000 citizens that showed up on Sunday to cast their vote rejected their city’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games; Kiel voted in favor with a wide 66% margin.
The remaining contestants now are Los Angeles, Paris, Rome, and Budapest.
Hamburg’s mayor, Olaf Scholz, announc...
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