Polkadot Digest 27 Apr 2023

Polkadot News

The Polkadot Council has passed Motion 393, to fix an incorrectly enacted Referendum and correctly reset the Watr parachain genesis block. Fix incorrectly enacted referendum caused by a Substrate bug | Polkassembly

Like all runtime / genesis block changes, this will now be voted on a Referendum by all DOT holders. For details, see Governance · Polkadot Wiki

Referendum 112, proposing to immediately increase the number of validators in the active set to 500, is failing with 25% in favor and 3 days left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/112

Referendum 114, proposing to onboard a Bridge Hub system parachain to Polkadot, is currently passing with 99% in favor and 13 days left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/114

Referendum 115, proposing to open three new HRMP channels between Statemint and Bitgreen/Subsocial/Manta, is passing unanimously with 19 days left to vote. Three New HRMP Channels batch On Polkadot | Polkassembly

Kusama News

With four days left in the current parachain lease auction, Quartz has been in the lead the majority of the Ending Period, although Basilisk was also briefly in the lead. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

This means that either can potentially win the auction. For details, see Parachain Slot Auctions · Polkadot Wiki