35.4 million voters were called to vote this Sunday to elect their next mayor. Among the more than 8,000 municipalities whose plenary is configured this 28-M, the parties have turned especially to those with more political weight. Below you can see how the count is progressing in some of them, such as Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Zaragoza, Bilbao and Santiago de Compostela.
With 48.49% of the votes counted, the PP wins the elections in Madrid, with 26 councilors, followed by Más Madrid (12 councilors) and the PSOE (11). Vox gets five councilors and Podemos-Izquierda Unida manages to enter the City Council with three councilors. Ciudadanos does not get representation. With these results, José Luis Martínez-Almeida would remain the mayor of the capital, with the support of the extreme right.
In 2019, Más Madrid (19 councillors) won, followed by PP (15), Ciudadanos (11), PSOE (eight) and Vox (four). The popular form government with Citizens and achieved the support of Vox in the investiture. The absolute majority is reached with 29 councilors.
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With 86.24% of vote, Xavier Trias wins the elections in Barcelona and Junts obtains 11 councilors. It is closely followed by the PSC, with 10 councilors, while the current mayor, Ada Colau, harvests nine councilors with Barcelona en Comú. ERC loses half of its councilors and is left with five, one more than the PP and two more than Vox.
In the previous municipal elections ERC won with 10 councillors, the same as Barcelona en Comú, but the sovereigntists obtained almost 5,000 more votes. In third place was the PSC (eight councilors), ahead of the candidacy of former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, BCN Canvi-Cs (six), Junts (five) and PP (two). Colau was elected with the favorable vote of the Socialists, who are part of the municipal government, and Valls, against the guidelines of Ciudadanos.
To achieve an absolute majority, 21 councillors must be achieved.
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With 89.63% of the votes counted, the right snatches the City Council from the left. The PP obtains 13 councilors and could add an absolute majority with the four of Vox. Acord per Guanyar, where Compromís is integrated, reaches nine councilors and the PSOE, seven.
In 2019 Compromís won, with 10 councilors, two more than the PP and three more than the PSOE. The plenary session is completed by Ciudadanos (six councilors) and Vox (two). The Government is formed by Compromís and PSOE. The absolute majority is reached with 17 councilors.
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At 72.04% of scrutiny, the PP wins the elections with 14 councilors, two more than the PSOE. Vox obtains three councillors and Con Andalucía, two. Thus, the right snatches the mayoralty of the Andalusian capital from the Socialists, who held it since 2015.
In the previous municipal elections the PSOE won, which obtained 13 councilors, compared to the eight of the PP. Adelante Andalucía achieved four, the same as Ciudadanos, and Vox, two. The absolute majority is 16 councillors.
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With 59.15% of the votes counted, in Zaragoza the PP would win the elections (14 councilors) and would be only two away from the absolute majority, which would exceed the four councilors of Vox. The PSOE is the second most voted force (11 councilors), while Zaragoza in Common obtains two.
The Socialists won the 2019 elections in Zaragoza, but the PP won the mayoralty with the favorable votes of Ciudadanos and Vox. The PSOE then got 10 councilors, two more than the PP. They completed the municipal corporation Citizens (six), Zaragoza in Common (three), Vox (two) and Podemos-Equo (two).
To achieve an absolute majority, it is necessary to obtain the favorable vote of 16 councilors.
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At 99.78% of the vote, the PNV would retain the City Council of Bilbao, where it has governed since the first municipal elections after the end of the Franco dictatorship, in 1979. The current mayor, Juan Mari Aburto, would achieve 12 councilors, followed by Bildu (six), the Socialists (five), PP (four) and Podemos (two).
In the previous elections the PNV swept, with 14 councilors and only one of the absolute majority. The Socialists won five councilors, Bildu another four and both Podemos and the PP, three. The PES is part of the municipal government.
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Santiago de Compostela
With 83.24% of the votes counted, in Santiago de Compostela the PP would win, with 11 councilors, followed by the BNG, with six, the same as the PSOE. Compostela Aberta gets two.
In the Galician capital currently governs the PSOE, which in 2019 got 10 councilors, two more than the PP. Compostela Aberta achieved five councilors and the BNG, three. The Socialists lead the City Council alone, in which the absolute majority is obtained with 13 councilors.
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