Madrid, March 31 (EFE) .- The deadline for submitting the candidatures for the elections of the Community of Madrid on May 4 ends this Wednesday, March 31, without the complete lists of United We Can and of Vox.
It is still unknown who will accompany the Vox candidate, Rocío Monasterio, on her list, although training sources have confirmed to Efe that the other eleven deputies who form with her the current parliamentary group in the Assembly of Madrid.
In the case of United We Can, they have to define integration into the list led by Iglesias of IU members and independent candidates: the spokesman for the Manteros union, Serigne Mbayé; the lawyer and anti-eviction activist of the PAH Alejandra Jacinto; the unionist and teacher Agustín Moreno; and the taxi driver Cecilio González.
The PP, for its part, presented a list in which the directors of Isabel Díaz Ayuso accompany her in the first positions with only two novelties: the incorporation of the exporter of Citizens in the Valencian Courts Toni Cantó in fifth place and Marimar Blanco in the number 16.
Ángel Gabilondo, PSOE candidate, will be accompanied at the top of his list by the Secretary of State for Migration, Hana Jalloul (number 2); the president of the Senate, Pilar Llop (3); the mayor of Soto del Real, Juan Lobato (4); and the until yesterday Secretary of State for Sports and president of the Higher Sports Council, Irene Lozano (5).
Más Madrid, with a list headed by Mónica García and with the party’s spokesperson in the Assembly, Pablo Gómez Perpinyà, as number two, counts for the 4M with its regional deputies and with members of Equo, a formation with which it is presented again in coalition.
Ciudadanos, finally, presents a list in which the former vice president and former number one, Ignacio Aguado, and the former Minister of Transport Ángel Garrido are absent, and which is headed by Edmundo Bal, who is accompanied by a good part of the deputies of the training in the Assembly, with Esther Ruiz as number two and the current parliamentary speaker, César Zafra, as number three.
Isabel Díaz Ayuso signed on Wednesday, March 10, the decree of dissolution of the Assembly and call for elections, published the following day (Thursday 11) in the Official Gazette of the Community of Madrid (BOCM) and setting the date of the elections 54 days later, on Tuesday, May 4, as required by law.
The Organic Law of the General Electoral Regime (Loreg) provides that the parties and federations that establish a coalition pact to jointly attend an election must notify the competent Electoral Board within ten days of the call, a deadline that was met on Sunday. March 21st.
Next, according to the law, the candidatures must be presented before the Provincial Electoral Board of Madrid between the fifteenth and twentieth day after the call, that is, between March 26 and 31.
The preliminary publication of candidacies will be on April 2, and on April 7 the Provincial Electoral Board of Madrid will definitively proclaim the candidates.
As stated in the decree calling for elections, the first day of the campaign will be Sunday, April 18, and the last on Sunday, May 2, Madrid Community Day.
Once the elections have been held, in which the citizens will elect 136 deputies (four more than there were until now, in correlation to the increase in the population of Madrid), the constitutive session of the Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, June 8 10 o’clock.
In the elections to the Madrid Assembly on May 4, 5,112,658 people will be able to vote, of which 4,783,528 reside in the Community of Madrid, according to official data from the INE, and the more than three hundred thousand residents abroad must request your vote until next Monday, April 5.
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