The parliamentary elections in Catalonia, the majority of the votes received by parties that advocate the separation of the region from Spain. This is evidenced by the preliminary results of the Central election Commission published the Catalan newspaper La Vanguardia.

The report said that the data given on the calculation of 97.5% of the votes.

It is noted that three separatist political forces together get 70 seats in the 135-seat regional Parliament when the absolute majority required 68.

The party banned by the Spanish authorities of the head of the Catalan government, Carles Pokdemon take 34 seats, ERC – 32-mandate and party CUP – 4.

It is also said that in General the leadership of the separatists, in the first place by the mandates of the Citizens party, which has 36 of them. This political force is a player in advocating the unity of the region with Spain, and, under the law, has the right to form a government.

However, bi-Bi-si said that in case of majority votes, independence supporters, they can demand the right to form the government.

It is also said that the election was a record turnout – 81,94% of voters. The final turnout in 2015 is 74.9%.

Topic of the day: Why Catalonia is seeking independence

Earlier today it was reported that on December 21 of Catalonia held an early parliamentary election is related to the recent separatist scandal in this region of Spain. In the election, local residents will elect 135 members.

October 1, 2017 in Catalonia was the so-called referendum on independence. In defiance of Madrid not without clashes with police the vote was held. On the illegal referendum with a turnout of 42.3% for the independence of the region spoke 90,18%.

27 Oct for secession from Spain voted by the regional Parliament, and the next day Madrid deprived Catalonia autonomy and took control of the regional government.

Read analyst: Defiant Catalonia: what will turn the Declaration of independence




Elections in Catalonia: the party of the separatists took the most 22.12.2017

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