(CNN Spanish) — Most of Spain’s autonomous communities and municipalities will hold elections on May 28, which many see as a kind of thermometer for general elections due at the end of the year, for Congress of Representatives and the Senate.
The autonomous communities known only as “historic”—Andalusia, Catalonia, Galicia, the Basque Country and Castilla y León—will be excluded from Sunday, May 28’s call, as the four-year terms of their legislative assemblies expire. . later years.
Why are municipal and regional elections in Spain important to ordinary people?
In municipal and regional elections, political forces will fight to maintain the continuity of the governments they lead and win the presidency in areas where it has so far been elusive.
Here we show you how to watch live the results of municipal and regional elections from the official website of the Government of Spain:
View the results of the elections in Spain 2023: municipalities and autonomous communities
Once the polling has ended and the votes have been counted, you will be able to consult the results of municipal and regional elections in Spain through the Electoral Information website of the Ministry of the Interior.
Remember that these results are provisional and, according to the Ministry of the Interior, official and definitive checks are carried out by the competent electoral boards and begin three days after the election.
The official results are published in the official state gazette.
To access the Electoral Information website, click here. Then you need to enter the section “28M Local Election”. Once inside, go back and select the “Counseling” option found in the “Provisional Result” section. After the map, you can check your area. and the city. The map updates automatically when the results of “Participation Progress” and “Provisional Results” are available (Municipalities, Ceuta, Melilla, Cabildos)
With information from Pau Mosquera