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12:58

Gibraltar

Gibraltar goes to the polls for the EU elections

Debbie Bartlett

Electing the members of the European Parliament is still quite a novel experience for voters in Gibraltar, because although the Rock joined the EU (EEC) with the UK in 1973, its people were not able to vote in EU elections until 2004, and then only ... Turnout for those first EU elections in Gibraltar was nearly 58 per cent, but has dropped since to levels similar to those in the UK, which are normally between 33 and 35 per cent. However, this EU election, the fourth in which Gibraltar has been able ... before they are able to do so. In the UK, many people who do not normally vote in EU elections were expected to do so this time, either because they wanted to boost pro-Brexit parties or to try to reduce their influence in Brussels. In Gibraltar,

17:51

Local

Spain goes to the polls again on a super Sunday of elections

SUR

Ciudadanos; Unidas Podemos, 6-7; Vox 3-4. Although only Spanish passport holders can vote in Spain in national and regional elections, many people of other nationalities living in the country can vote in the municipal elections, providing they were

11:59

Local

Record number of parties field candidates for local elections in Vélez-Málaga

E. C.

A record number of political parties are fielding candidates for the forthcoming local elections in Vélez-Málaga. Twelve parties, the highest number since Spain became a democracy 40 years ago, will be represented. Across the rest of the Axarquía, ... Riogordo, Cútar and Comares) only two parties, the socialist PSOE, which won the majority of votes in last Sunday's general election, and the centre-right Partido Popular, will be standing. The elections take place on Sunday 26 May.

17:25

Local

Foreign residents keen to get involved

...new Mijas action group, MVM, one of the first non-political groups to be allowed to stand for elections in local government. Anne, number seven of the list of candidates, says that she chose the party because it is not "politically biased". She ... independent candidate in the upcoming council elections he agreed. Sands believes continuity and stability is important on the political side and says that's not going to happen if there is another coalition government as there was after the elections four ... difficult, and more to help integration needs to be done. She says that Impulsa Ciudad is looking towards ways of getting internationals more involved with the local community, including voting in local elections. SUR "Every town hall should support the

10:41

Local

More than 40,000 foreigners in Malaga province are on the electoral roll for the council elections

ANA PÉREZ-BRYAN

elections. While in the general election voting is restricted to Spanish nationals, in the municipal ballot foreign residents who have registered to vote will also have a say in who runs their local town hall for the next four years. IN CONTEXT 40,104 ... foreign residents of Malaga province have expressed their intention to vote in the council elections on 26 May. That is 49 per cent of the total of 81,763 foreign residents who have the right to vote. These include citizens of the 28 EU countries and 12 ... means that 40,104 foreign residents in Malaga province will have the right to go to the polls on 26 May and vote in the council and EU elections. Only people from EU countries can vote for the European Parliament, but in the case of Spanish council

17:25

Local

Overseas candidates hoping to do their bit

SUR IN ENGLISH

...asked by then Taoiseach, Jack Lynch, to get involved as "they were trying to get more women involved, you know, women's lib and all that," explains Ria. She has been a PSOE councillor in La Viñuela since the 2015 elections , when the mayor, José Juan ... the local elections. -Why did you get involved in the elections? I have been involved in the village's foreigners' office for the last four years and I was approached by the mayor, Rafael Torrubia, (PSOE) to join his team. "My initial reaction was ... in elections? There are perhaps a couple of hundred on the 'padrón' but only around 50 who have given their intention to vote. Generally speaking the foreigners are a good source of new ideas when it comes to local politics even if they're not

14:45

Opinion

Tempting, but not worth a jail sentence

Jennie Rhodes

Having written off being able to vote in the European Parliament elections ever again after the June 2016 referendum, imagine my joy when it turned out that I would have one last opportunity to do so before Brexit, as the UK government failed to ... filling it in and sending it back (registered post - I hold little faith in those prepaid international stamp envelopes that come with the voting pack). The European Parliament (EP) elections are taking place between 23 and 26 May, depending on the ... country; the UK always votes on a Thursday while many other European countries favour Sunday. In Spain they're taking place on Sunday at the same time as the local elections. Any EU citizen has the right to vote in EP elections, either in their home

12:45

LifeStyle

12 April 1931: Local elections led to the Second Republic

Debbie Bartlett

On 12 April 1931 local elections were held in Spain for the first time in years, and the result - a landslide victory for republicans and left-wing parties - changed the course of history. The number of seats on each council was determined by the

11:55

Local

Citizens' rights campaigner to stand for Mijas council in municipal elections

Tony Bryant

A Mijas-based expat known for her continuous efforts to protect the rights of British citizens living in Spain has decided to stand for election in the municipal elections in May. Anne Hernández was approached to stand for a seat on the council ... by a new Mijas action group called MVM (Movimiento Vecinal Mijeño), one of the first non-political groups to stand for elections in local government. The group was started by the president of the La Cala Residents Association, Francisco Sepúlveda, who

10:51

Local

Partido Popular wins in its main Costa del Sol strongholds

SUR

elections in 2015. The PSOE went up from 29 per cent to 31 per cent. The left-wing coalition of Unidas Podemos got eight per cent of the vote, followed by Ciudadanos on almost seven per cent. Separate IUcandidates got just over two percent and next was Vox

17:34

Local

A very international election

SUr in English

...can vote in Spain in national and regional elections, many people of other nationalities living in the country can vote in the municipal elections, providing they were registered on the electoral roll. There are municipal voting rights agreements for ... usual, especially in areas with a large proportion of expatriates. Official data shows that 40,000 foreign nationals on the Costa and in Malaga province have registered to vote on Sunday. Meet the foreigners running in the council elections ... Spanish governments allowing both Brits to vote and stand in local elections in Spain and Spaniards to do likewise if they are resident in the UK (regardless of the outcome of Brexit) many UK residents on the Costa del Sol are taking advantage of this

11:50

Local

San Pedro party asks for more autonomy

Mónica Pérez

The OSP San Pedro party, who are the PP's coalition partners on Marbella council, have said that a precondition for a pact with any party after the May elections is for San Pedro to be given Entidad Local Autónoma (ELA) status, a form of

20:28

National

Andalusian regional elections called for 2 December

MARÍA DOLORES TORTOSA

The president of the Junta de Andalucía government, Susana Díaz, has decided to bring forward the next regional elections by three and a half months. The regional parliament in Seville was dissolved this week and Andalusians will be called to the ... Andalucía, has not been good. In her speech announcing the elections, Díaz, who is expected to be confirmed as the PSOE party's lead candidate again later this month said that "Andalucía needs a clear horizon", adding that she wished to avoid six months of ... campaigning before March and also distance the regional elections from next May's municipal and EU elections. She had delayed the announcement a few weeks, she said, in order to give time for local legislation on gender equality and climate change to pass

11:00

National

Spain and UK sign agreement to allow Brits to vote in local elections

europa press

The British and Spanish governments have signed a bilateral agreement to allow British residents in Spain and Spanish residents in the UK to continue to vote in municipal elections after the UK leaves the EU. The agreement, the first of its kind ... document will allow the 300,000 British residents in Spain - and the more than 175,000 Spaniards in the EU - to continue to vote in local elections as they have been doing until now as EU citizens. "Although the UK is preparing to leave the EU, we will ... means that Spanish residents in the UK will be able to vote in the British local elections on 2 May, and Britons living in Spain will be able to take part in the municipal vote on 26 May. The agreement will also mean that British residents can stand

10:55

National

Spain and UK sign agreement to allow Brits to vote in local elections

europa press

The British and Spanish governments have signed a bilateral agreement to allow British residents in Spain and Spanish residents in the UK to continue to vote in municipal elections after the UK leaves the EU. The agreement, the first of its kind ... residents in Spain - and the more than 175,000 Spaniards in the EU - to continue to vote in local elections as they have been doing until now as EU citizens. British residents in Spain who haven't yet expressed their wish to vote in the May elections must

14:48

LifeStyle

Sharing political ideas for integration

Jennie Rhodes

Ria O'Brien was elected as a councillor in La Viñuela for a second term in the local elections in May. She was first approached in 2015 by the village's PSOE-A mayor, José Juan Jiménez López, as he recognised a need to have a native English-speaking ... appearance on the popular El Intermedio programme on Spain's La Sexta TV channel. In the lead-up to May's elections, Ria and former mayor of nearby Alcaucín, Mario Blancke, were contacted by the programme and invited to appear to talk to presenter, Fernando ... González, known as 'Gonzo', about foreign people standing in local elections. "It was quite an experience. Very surreal," confesses Ria. "A researcher called me and asked me to be on the programme, but hung up when I said my Spanish wasn't good enough. An

12:25

Local

"We expect that British residents will be able to vote in the local elections"

Tony Bryant

Town halls along the Costa del Sol, as in the rest of Spain, are currently touting support for the forthcoming municipal elections in May. One of the communities that many of them are targeting is the foreign residents, which, in some towns in the ... confirmation, she stressed the importance of exercising the right to vote before January 30, the deadline for registration. Who can vote in the municipal elections? Foreigners over the age of 18 residing in Spain can vote on May 26, both nationals of ... countries of the European Union and countries that have agreements for the municipal elections, which are Bolivia, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Korea, Ecuador, Iceland, Norway, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru and Trinidad and Tobago. Citizens wishing to vote

16:41

National

PP grabs control of Madrid region with help of Ciudadanos

SUR

Approaching three months since the regional elections, the conservative Partido Popular (PP) managed to gain control of the Madrid regional government on Tuesday. PP leader in that region, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, secured 68 votes as opposed to the

12:50

LifeStyle

2 NOVEMBER 2017: Custody without bail for Catalan independence MPs

Jennie Rhodes

...the time controlled the parliamentary agenda. They were summoned on suspicion of the same offences as the leaders. Having dismissed the rebel Catalonian MPs, the then president of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, announced that there would be regional elections

11:52

National

EU agrees to Brexit delay but length depends on May's deal vote

Jennie Rhodes

May's deal is approved by MPs. If the House of Commons continues to reject the deal, however, the UK has until 12 April to indicate a new way forward and agree to hold EU elections in May, to be able to seek a longer delay. British residents in ... shorter extension - until 22 May, just before the European Parliament elections - only if the deal can be approved.. A longer extension, on which a decision must be taken by 12 April if the deal is not approved, would mean the UK having to field ... candidates for the election. The EU has made it clear since the 2016 referendum that Brexit needs to have happened to avoid the UK having to hold elections.

14:31

Local

La Cala health centre will get 24-hour emergency cover at last, says councillor

Ivan Gelibter

...controversy. The news wasn't released by the PSOE-party-controlled Junta de Andalucía health department, possibly due to restrictions on announcements ahead of regional elections, but by the leader of the PSOE group on Mijas council, Josele González. The ... Junta said. Despite the PSOE announcement, opposition politicians have criticised the move. Esperanza Oña of the PP claimed that it was a "deceitful electoral move" and questioning whether the promise would be kept once the regional elections were

14:55

National

Rajoy's pensioner problem forces hunt for solution before elections

SUR

...for next year's nationwide council elections was overshadowed by the clamours from pensioners outside. Vice-secretary of the PP, Javier Moreno, announced this week that the government was considering raising the threshold for tax exemption for

01:59

Local

"Even opposition parties can't deny the value of the Calle Larios Christmas lights"

PILAR R. QUIRÓS

...innovation in Calle Larios. In view of the recent regional electoral results, don't you think this could be the last year of you putting up Christmas lights? I think that's a bit of a mischievous question! Regional elections cannot be extrapolated to ... council ones because when we talk about local elections we are talking about very personal ones; so far the mayor of Malaga has had nobody to overshadow him, and people value what he is doing and the way he has been transforming the city. So, presuming

14:20

Local

Benalmádena approves 14 million euros worth of investment

ALBERTO GÓMEZ

...de la Miel sports centre. This decision comes barely one year before the municipal elections. The town's mayor, Víctor Navas, said that the reduction in financial debt from 123 to 69 million euros and the fall in the average invoice payment period

12:06

National

Sánchez suggests a Portuguese or Danish model in order to be next PM

SUR

...losing last week's vote by MPs. Sánchez leads the largest party but not a majority and if no new government is voted on by MPs before 23 September, new elections will be needed. However, opinion polls show that few in Spain want a repeat election.

13:55

Local

Coín mayor announces retirement from politics

Fernando TORRES.

After 16 years in the public arena and two full terms at the helm of the council, Coín's mayor Fernando Fernández has announced that he will not run in the 2019 elections. The Partido Popular has appointed Francisco Santos, current councillor for

13:59

Local

Town halls prepare for a spending spree with next year's local elections in mind

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ / IVÁN GELIBTER

With the next local elections just over a year away, in June 2019, we can expect to see councils embarking on numerous new projects to impress their voters, although of course the extent of these will depend on how much money is in the municipal ... which projects can be completed before next year's local elections. In Malaga city the council has a surplus of 127 million euros and hopes that this year there will be even more to spend than the 37.5 million euros last year, which were used on 150

15:24

Local

New poll suggests rise in support for Ciudadanos in Mijas since last elections

Ivan Gelibter

An opinion poll, conducted by SW Demoscopia and to which SUR has been granted exclusive access, shows that support for Ciudadanos (C's) in Mijas has grown since the last elections in 2015. C's mayor, Juan Carlos Maldonado, who was first installed ... however, will not be a candidate in the next elections as she was named a senator on Wednesday. The survey, which sampled 600 people across Mijas (Las Lagunas, Mijas Pueblo, La Cala and various 'urbanisations') both in person and over the phone, found

20:33

Local

Nationwide campaign launched for British expats to maintain right to vote in Spain after Brexit

Tony Bryant

British expatriates living in Spain are becoming increasingly concerned about whether they will be able to participate in the municipal elections in Spain in May 2019 - a date which falls within the transition phase of the UK's exit from the ... in Spain has not been properly considered, claiming that Spain and the UK will need to sign a bilateral agreement that will enable expats to vote in the local elections. She also stressed that the situation must be identified and solved before the end ... of this year. “We are aware of the limited time we have left to find a solution, given that the local elections are just one year away. At present, expats cannot vote in the UK if they have been out of the country for more than 15 years. We cannot

11:42

Local

Former Ronda mayor Antonio Marín Lara dies aged 59

VANESSA MELGAR

Antonio Marín Lara, mayor of Ronda between 2004 and 2011, died on Tuesday afternoon following a short battle with oesophagus cancer. Toti, as he was known, was taken ill shortly before the local elections which took place on 26 May and during

13:36

National

PSOE party comes top in Spain's European election vote

ÁLVARO SOTO

Until last weekend Josep Borrell, currently Spain's acting foreign minister, had been the last person to head a Socialist party list in European elections when the party had won the biggest share of the vote. That was back in 2004 and last Sunday ... history repeated itself. The PSOE, with Borrell once again heading the electoral list, won the 2019 European elections in Spain with 20 MEPs and 32 per cent of the vote. The Partido Popular (PP), winners last time, managed to hold on to second place with ... President, Carles Puigdemont, won two seats for Junts per Catalunya. There was one seat for the alliance of the PNV (Basque National Party) and Coalición Canaria. In European elections, Spain counts the whole country as one constituency under

10:46

Local

Possible power share in Vélez-Málaga and "nothing ruled out"

E. CABEZAS

...between them. Delgado Bonilla's suggestion would mean that the PSOE, which won seven seats on the council, continues to lead the town hall for the next two years, with the PP taking over the reins from June 2021 until the next elections in 2023. In ... "It is the moment to leave personal disputes aside." The PSOE won seven seats, as did GIPMTM, five more than the two it gained in the 2015 elections. The PP leader said he was waiting for a response to his proposal from the PSOE and has asked for a