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Romania and the United Kingdom, the largest colonies of foreigners living in Andalusia with voting rights

A total of 65,668 foreign nationals living in Andalusia from the European Union (EU) and countries that have signed agreements with Spain on reciprocal voting in municipal elections – such as Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Paraguay or Chile – will be in Romania. and principal colonies of United Kingdom origin are able to exercise the right to vote in municipal elections on Sunday, 28 May.

According to official figures from the Electoral Census Office consulted by Europa Press, of the 65,668 foreign voters registered in Andalusia, the majority (17,853) come from Romania, followed by the United Kingdom (10,993), which comes in second place. The first colony with voting rights in Andalusia four years earlier.

It is followed by Italy (6,447), Germany (5,874), France (4,833), Netherlands (3,094), Belgium (2,515), Sweden (2,123), Portugal (1,916), Poland (1,614) and Bulgaria (1,571). Ireland (1,446), Denmark (1,176) and Finland (1,098) have more than a thousand.

There are six Ibero-American countries with numbers under five thousand that have reciprocal agreements for voting in municipal elections: Colombia (344), Paraguay (284), Ecuador (185), Bolivia (182), Peru (131) and Chile ( 77).

Those with less than a hundred attendances come from Norway (98), Latvia (87), Estonia (67), Luxembourg (36), Croatia (32), Slovenia (31), Malta (19), Cyprus (9). , Korea (8), New Zealand (6), Cape Verde (4), Iceland (3) and Trinidad and Tobago (1).

According to the provinces, the largest presence of resident foreigners with the right to vote on Sunday, May 28, was recorded in Málaga with 26,750, followed by Almería with 12,844; Huelva, with 6,879; Granada, with 6,636; Seville, with 4,183; Cadiz, with 3,891; Córdoba, with 3,629; and Jain, with 856.

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