Sunday’s regional and local elections in Spain where more than 36 million citizens are called to vote is held. The vote takes place in a context of consecutive protests against economic and cuts the deteriorations in the quality of life that have resulted from government decisions Mariano Rajoy.
These are the 10 keys of this electoral process:
1. These elections are considered historic because the expected results may end the hegemony of bipartisanship with the entry of new parties in the front ranks of municipalities and autonomous regions.
2. More than 36 million voters are called to elect 67 000 640 802 regional councilors and deputies. The Basque Country, Catalonia, Galicia and Andalusia not participate in these elections to have their own elections.3. A total of 13 regions will renew their regional parliaments: Aragon, Asturias, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castile and Leon, Castile-La Mancha, Valencia, Extremadura, Madrid, Murcia, Navarra and La Rioja.
4. The process takes place in a context where hundreds of communities have spoken out against the tax bipartisanship since 1999 between the Popular Party (PP) and the Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE).
5. In these municipal elections in Spain will participate almost half a million foreign Impeachment in that country. Total 463 000 765 foreigners from 39 countries voters can participate in elections this Sunday.This number decreased by almost 10 thousand voters in relation to the 2011 elections.
6. Are the most important elections of Spain that the regions have a large number of competitions due to the decentralization in the country.
7. The results of these elections are the prelude of general elections later this year, although there is still no date set for their conclusion.
8. be chosen more than 800 new mayors and 13 regional presidents,
9. All opinion polls in recent months suggest that the Spaniards overwhelmingly demanding change. Many voices denouncing rising inequality, institutional crisis, political patronage and social crisis.10. The parties can and citizens and their leaders Albert Rivera and Pablo Iglesias, respectively victorosos are emerging as the candidates of their respective parties in all the territories of Spain. They have achieved majority support during the campaign.