The anecdotes of the European elections: the confusion of Pedro Sánchez, a 'drag queen' and a priest, desk presidents and remarried voters | EUROtoday

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The election day in Ceuta has left a notable anecdote in a polling station situated inside the Abyla Secondary Education Institute. When Ana Garca LenVox Ceuta candidate for the European elections and substitute quantity 8 on the social gathering's nationwide record, was making ready to train her proper to vote, the president of her polling station exclaimed “For Spain!” in the intervening time when the Vox consultant launched the poll into the poll field.

It occurred earlier than the watchful eye of Juan Sergio Redondo, president and chief of Vox in Ceuta, and in a district recognized for being the residence of the vast majority of the army commanders stationed within the autonomous metropolis. The phrases mentioned by the particular person in command of the desk have been answered by the candidate with a “Ah, ah, always” and brought on perplexity to these current.

EL MUNDO has consulted with the Zonal Electoral Board whether or not the president's conduct may represent an infraction. From the judicial workplace they report that, based on Spanish electoral legislation, any member of a polling station should Refrain from publicly expressing your help for any political social gathering or candidate.

However, they make clear that, except there’s a proper declare by a consultant of the political events, a citizen criticism or a criticism by the representatives of the administration current on the polling stations, the magistrates can’t intervene or formally rule on the incident.

The forgetfulness of Sánchez

The head of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has been the political chief who has gotten up the earliest to vote and has executed so collectively along with his spouse, Begoa Gómez. After depositing his poll, Sánchez retired to make means for Gmez and you may have forgotten your IDso it needed to be the president of the board who warned him of the error.

Ready to behave

The ‘drag queen’ Pitita has presided over a polling station within the European elections this Sunday in Barcelona on the UB polling station, in Plaza Universitat, and has come already ready for her efficiency at night time within the Sala Apolo.

“Yes friends, I am president of the electoral board, and then I have Churros; that is why I had to come mounted. I was a substitute, but fate wanted me to spend the day here fulfilling my obligations as a citizen,” she wrote in a publication in

The drag queen Pitita, at her polling station

The drag queen Pitita, at her polling stationQuique GarcaEfe

On her Instagram account, she has joked and inspired her followers to go to her on the polling station as a result of, actually, there might be, actually, the entire day of 'Meet and Greet' totally free: “Don't worry, darlings, getting to 'Churros'; late, but getting there.”

Assembled within the Albolote Town Hall

A middle-aged man was arrested this Sunday after getting into the Albolote City Hall (Granada) armed with a compressed air gun and threatening the officers working inside.

As municipal sources have knowledgeable EFE, the occasion occurred after 10:00 a.m. this Sunday when the detainee entered municipal workplaces, displayed a gun and threatened the officers who have been contained in the City Hall working for the European elections.

He did so after unsuccessfully attempting to rob a municipally managed institution and has maintained his perspective regardless of the requests of some neighbors.

Local Police brokers have been in command of immobilizing and detaining him, after which the person has been transferred to the Civil Guard workplaces.

The man was armed with an air pistol with pellets that he failed to fireplace, though a few of the brokers suffered minor accidents throughout his arrest.

A president with collars

In Olivar de Alaquís (Valencia), one of many tables was chaired by Pablo Tabener, a younger chaplain of 33 years previous, ordained only a 12 months in the past, who has fulfilled his civic obligation wearing a black cassock and collar. “I have met very nice people and they have given us breakfast,” Taberner acknowledged in statements to EFE in his first expertise at a polling station.

From the marriage to the urn

At the polling station situated within the IES Al-Mudeyne, in Los Palacios and Villafranca (Seville)At 8:45 a.m., a newly married couple who got here instantly from celebrating their marriage ceremony confirmed as much as train their proper to vote. She was dressed as a bride, like him, lined in glitter and accompanied by a number of friends. They needed to wait 1 / 4 of an hour till the tables have been arrange and the polling station opened to have the ability to vote.

Election day of 33 seconds

As is custom, the Rioja city of Villarroya has been the primary to shut its urn and has solely wanted 33 seconds for its seven inhabitants to vote registered, of which three have been members of the desk. However, on this event the voters have taken the vote extra calmly and the document of 26 seconds they achieved within the 2023 common elections has not been surpassed.

The voters of Villarroya (La Rioja)

The voters of Villarroya (La Rioja)Raquel ManzanaresEFE

Feijo's damaged microphone

The chief of the PP, Alberto Nez Feijo, voted on the Ramiro de Maeztu faculty in Madrid, the place Sánchez studied, and after voting, he addressed the media to make a press release with the mayor of Madrid, José Luis López. Almeida, within the heart patio.

At the start of the looks, the microphone failed, so he needed to wait a couple of minutes till the incident was resolved. “The mayor and my colleagues can have a coffee and we will come in a couple of hours,” Nez Feijo joked.

A voter with modified surnames

As detailed by the Delegation of the Government of Spain in Andalusia by way of a press release, in a college in Jan capital a voter had modified, after the census was up to date, his surname by court docket ruling. Given this example, as soon as the ruling that justifies it has been offered, this truth has been recorded within the numbered record of voters and within the minutes of the session.

I wished to vote twice

In the municipality of Lopera, additionally within the province of Jan, an individual has transmitted your want to vote in particular person. However, the electoral roll confirmed that he had already forged his vote by mail, so the voter has been knowledgeable that whoever requests a vote by mail can not accomplish that in particular person.

Dismissal resulting from drunkenness

In one of many 435 polling stations in Palencia, a substitute has needed to relieve the incumbent president of his duties, who arrived in a state of drunkenness, sources from the Government Delegation in Castilla y León have reported.

A college with out obstacles

To sus 51 to, Mercedes Lopez, a lady who was deaf from start, obtained this Sunday for the primary time the voters of Alhaurn de la Torre (Mlaga) in a “barrier-free” polling desk, due to the assistance of an interpreter. As Mercedes, who has admitted to feeling “somewhat nervous,” defined to EFE, that is the second time that she has been known as to function a member in an election, however this time she has accepted as a result of she has been capable of rely on an indication language interpreter to facilitate the method. communication with voters.

“This was impossible before, it was totally censored and closed to us. Now it is opening up a little more and in this there are no longer barriers, but depending on the situation there still are,” he acknowledged.

Head member of the desk B of the CEIP Emilia Olivares of Alhaurn el Grande (Mlaga)Mercedes has commented that she has arrived very first thing within the morning to hold out her work and that, due to María Jesús Beltrán, her interpreter, she is with the ability to work with full normality. “We get along well. I understand her perfectly, so everything is going very good. The truth is that it helps a lot with all this,” mentioned the Malaguea, utterly built-in together with her different two desk companions.

Colegio de Cantabria closes at 8:14 p.m.

The electoral school within the Cantabrian city of Beranga will shut the polls at 8:14 p.m., nearly 1 / 4 of an hour after it ought to have. This after being left with out ballots for a political social gathering for 14 minutes, as reported by the Government Delegation in Cantabria.

That electoral school within the municipality of Hazas de Cesto needed to droop voting this afternoon, between 5:25 p.m. and 5:39 p.m. as a result of lack of ballots from a political social gathering collaborating within the elections to the European Parliament on June 9.

This has been the one incident that has occurred in Cantabria on this election day, the place 514,107 voters are known as to vote on the 739 polling stations distributed all through the area.

The PACMA criticism

The Animalist Party with the Environment (PACMA) has denounced that in a number of polling stations all through Spain the ballots of its social gathering are torn, hidden and lined by these of different events, and even can’t be discovered instantly, incidents that it has described as “serious.” According to the Animalist Party, in many faculties the social gathering's ballots are usually not displayed accurately, and in some circumstances they haven’t even been taken out of the bins.

Among these incidents, the one which occurred in a polling station in Mlaga, on the Adelfa Infant School, the place the social gathering's ballots “had not even arrived.” Her consultant, based on what they are saying from the formation, needed to complain to the polling station to cease the voting, and it was interrupted for about half an hour till the Zonal Electoral Board was capable of take the ballots.