The Mojácar Post Offices have accepted 842 functions to vote by mail for the municipal elections on May 28, in response to Correos sources to NIUS. That represents virtually a 3rd -28%- of the two,990 individuals who went to vote in 2019 within the city of Almeria, though the whole census is about 4,000 individuals.
The 842 requests have been made in particular person, and the votes which were requested electronically have to be added, a determine that isn’t out there to the Post Office and which within the complete for the province accounts for 1 / 4 of the requests to vote by mail.
Of course, it have to be taken into consideration that not all of the votes requested should essentially be to vote in Mojácar, they’re votes which might be requested there and that may find yourself in poll containers in different areas, though the determine continues to be very excessive, in a rustic the place solely 3% of the vote that’s forged is by mail.
What use can they be?
In Mojácar, the whole variety of councilors is 13. Currently eight are from the PP and 5 from the PSOE. In the absence of seeing what number of voters end up to vote, and considering that there will likely be authorized votes and suffrages for all events, the fraudulent votes may serve to present an electoral flip.
Mojácar has round 7,000 inhabitants and an electoral census of simply over 4,000 individuals.
In 2019, solely 2,990 individuals forged legitimate votes. The PP obtained 500 extra votes than the PSOE, so 842 is greater than sufficient to show the end result round. So sure, there are sufficient votes by mail to beat that distinction in votes, and the 842 are value no less than three council seats .
In an electoral marketing campaign mired in vote-buying circumstances, the Mojácar case ended with ten investigated and 7 detainees, some businessmen from the leisure and actual property sectors. Their goal was migrant staff whom they approached in two methods: both on the Post Office door itself the place they have been supplied quantities of as much as 200 euros or presents of public employment; nicely by means of compatriots paid by the plot who satisfied them to request the vote by mail.
Witnesses within the space converse of the “commotion” that came about for days on the Post Office, to the purpose that some claimed that at sure hours and days it appeared like “a good.”
Among the detainees, quantity two on the socialist lists, Francisco Bartolomé Flores, who can be a businessman and son of a former mayor. Another arrested, Cristóbal Vizcaíno, was quantity 5 on the identical checklist and can be a resort enterprise proprietor. Of course, neither of them will likely be a part of a socialist staff within the Mojácar City Council, if the outcomes are lastly thought-about good.