5,893 votes requested from Melilla haven’t reached the Post Office and due to this fact won’t go to the polls. Of the 11,707 individuals who requested the vote by mail within the autonomous metropolis, half have been delivered on the Post Office, in whole, 5,814 votes have been validated. That represents 49% of the votes that had been requested.
It is the results of an tried fraud neutralized after a request for votes by mail from round 20% of a census of 61,000 individuals, a skyrocketing share making an allowance for that within the common for Spain, voting by mail doesn’t attain 3%. of the voters.
Both the Government Delegation and the Ministry of the Interior keep that there are ensures to carry honest elections after adopting measures corresponding to placing escorts on the postmen who suffered robberies and requesting the DNI additionally on the time of presenting the vote by mail on the Post Office.
On Thursday, someday after the operation for electoral crimes and belonging to a prison group, the president of Melilla, Eduardo de Castro, dismissed his councilor for Districts, Youth and Citizen Participation, Mohamed Ahmed Al-Lal. The chief of the Coalition for Melilla (CPM) is without doubt one of the ten arrested for his alleged involvement within the vote-buying plot.
In Spain, nearly one million that doesn’t attain 3% of the Census
In the entire of Spain, a complete of 984,108 residents have despatched their vote by mail for the regional and municipal elections this Sunday, May 28. That is 2.6% of the census, although it has elevated in comparison with the municipal elections of May 2019, which additionally coincided with the European ones.
After extending someday, the time period for the deposit of votes ended this Thursday, May 25, in keeping with the extension determination adopted by the Central Electoral Board (JEC) and Correos reported this Friday that it has validated a complete of 984,108 votes, however not particulars what number of functions it has obtained.
When the polling stations open on Sunday, a primary crew of workers from the state society will ship the votes in custody on the 60,587 polling stations distributed within the 22,916 polling stations of the 8,131 municipalities in Spain.
Despite the truth that the cross complaints and the investigations of the vote by mail have invaded the marketing campaign, the affected areas are a dozen of the greater than 8,000 municipalities the place elections are held this May 28.