35.4 millions of voters they were called to vote this Sunday to elect their next mayor. from among the more than 8,000 municipalities whose plenary session is configured this 28-M, the parties have turned especially to those with more political weight. Below you can see how the count is progressing in some of them, such as Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Zaragoza, Bilbao and Santiago de Compostela.
With 21.16% of the votes counted, the PP wins the elections in Madrid, with 25 councilors, followed by Más Madrid (12 councillors), the same as the PSOE. Vox gets five councilors and Podemos-Izquierda Unida manages to enter the City Council with three councilors. Ciudadanos does not get representation.
With these accounts, the left achieves a result close to victory. It is something common in the city, where the count begins with districts in which the progressive block normally wins. As the scrutiny progresses, it is very likely that the support of the PP will increase. The polls predict the victory of José Luis Martínez Almeida.
In 2019, Más Madrid won (19 councilors), followed by PP (15), Ciudadanos (11), PSOE (eight) and Vox (four). The popular form a government with Ciudadanos and achieved the support of Vox at the investiture. The absolute majority is reached with 29 councillors.
Check here how the scrutiny progresses of the municipal elections in Madrid.
At 56.93% vote count, the PSC wins the elections with 10 councilors, the same as Junts, but the Socialists obtain more votes. The current mayoress, Ada Colau, obtains nine councilors. ERC loses half of its councilors and is left with five, one more than the PP and two more than Vox.
In the previous municipal elections, ERC won with 10 councilors, the same as Barcelona en Comú, but the sovereignists obtained almost 5,000 more votes. In third place was the PSC (eight councillors), ahead of the candidacy of former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, BCN Canvi-Cs (six), Junts (five) and PP (two). Colau was elected with the favorable vote of the Socialists, who are part of the municipal government, and of Valls, against the guidelines of Ciudadanos.
To achieve an absolute majority, 21 councilors must be obtained.
Check here how the scrutiny progresses of the municipal elections in Barcelona.
Valencia is one of the most coveted squares, given the narrow margin that separates the blocks. With 65.83% of the votes counted, the right snatches the City Council from the left. The PP obtains 13 councilors and could add an absolute majority with the four from Vox. Compromís reaches nine councilors and the PSOE, seven.
In 2019 Compromís won, with 10 councillors, two more than the PP and three more than the PSOE. The plenary session is completed by Ciudadanos (six councilors) and Vox (two). The Government is formed by Compromís and PSOE. The absolute majority is reached with 17 councillors.
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At 54.6% vote, the PSOE wins the elections with 14 councillors, two more than the PP. Vox obtains three councilors and Con Andalucía, two. Thus, the Socialists could retain the mayoralty of the Andalusian capital, which they have governed since 2015.
In the previous municipal elections, the PSOE won, obtaining 13 councilors, compared to eight for the PP. Adelante Andalucía achieved four, the same as Ciudadanos, and Vox, two. The absolute majority are 16 councilors.
Check here how the scrutiny progresses of the municipal elections in Seville.
With 37.12% of the votes counted, in Zaragoza the PP (14 councilors) would win the elections and would be only two short of an absolute majority, which would exceed that with the four Vox mayors. The PSOE is the second force with the most votes (11 councillors), while Zaragoza en Común obtains two.
The Socialists won the 2019 elections in Zaragoza, but the PP won the mayoralty with the favorable votes of Ciudadanos and Vox. The PSOE then got 10 mayors, two more than the PP. They completed the municipal corporation Ciudadanos (six), Zaragoza en Común (three), Vox (two) and Podemos-Equo (two).
To achieve an absolute majority, the favorable vote of 16 councilors must be obtained.
Check here how the scrutiny progresses of the municipal elections in Zaragoza.
At 90% of the ballot, the PNV would retain the Bilbao City Council, where it has governed since the first municipal elections after the end of the Franco dictatorship, in 1979. The current mayor, Juan Mari Aburto, would achieve 12 councilors, followed by Bildu (six). , the Socialists (five), PP (four) and Podemos (two).
In the previous elections, the PNV swept away, with 14 councilors and only one with an absolute majority. The Socialists achieved five councilors, Bildu another four and both Podemos and the PP, three. The PSE is part of the municipal government.
Check here how the scrutiny progresses of the municipal elections in Bilbao.
Santiago de Compostela
With 46.18% of the votes counted, in Santiago de Compostela the PP would win, with 11 councillors, followed by the BNG, with six, the same as the PSOE. Compostela Aberta gets two.
In the Galician capital, the PSOE currently governs, which in 2019 obtained 10 councilors, two more than the PP. Compostela Aberta achieved five councilors and the BNG, three. The Socialists run the City Council alone, in which the absolute majority is obtained with 13 councillors.
Check here how the scrutiny progresses of the municipal elections in Santiago de Compostela.
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