Cancel a Referendum

Learn how to use cancel an on-going Referendum via the polkadot.js app

This article introduces how to use some functions of Council.

Pre-requisite: Before reading this article, you should be familiar with how to submit a proposal.

Emergency cancel a referendum

democracy.emerencyCancel Schedule an emergency cancellation of a referendum. Cannot happen twice to the same referendum.

  1. Get the referendum index that needs to be canceled


  2. Submit a council motion to execute democracy.emerencyCancel

    This call requires at least 2/3 members of the council to approve. Set the value of threshold parameter to the number of council members*(2/3)


  3. Vote


  4. Close motion to execute

    When you close the motion, The referendum will be canceled immediately.

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