Candidates for the Andalusian PSOE primaries to elect the candidate for the Presidency of the Board, Susana Díaz, Juan Espadas Y Luis Angel Hierro, rush this Saturday the campaign to disseminate their proposals, twenty-four hours after the militants issue their verdict.
Susana Díaz will close her campaign tonight, at 9:00 p.m. In sevilla, Although previously he will star in several events in the province of Córdoba following the same trend as in the last thirteen days – in which he has held marathon days – and for months, since it was the first to hit the road to gather support of the militants.
Thus, Díaz began the day in Osuna (Seville) with a meeting with militants in the Casa del Pueblo, and then he will visit the Cordovan municipalities of La Carlota, Peñarroya-Pueblo Nuevo and Pozoblanco before returning to Seville capital, a group in which The two main candidates “risk it”.
Juan Espadas has chosen a small town, Martos (Jaén), with 6,000 inhabitants although it is the second largest group in the province of Jaén. There he will celebrate, at 8.30 pm, his last act in homage to rural Andalusia and the mayors who have felt “abandoned” by the Andalusian Government of the PP and Citizens.
For its part, Luis Ángel Hierro has also chosen Jaén, one of the most powerful groups in Andalusia, although it has opted for the capital, where it will close its campaign at 7.30 pm.
The campaign of the primaries of the PSOE-A to elect the candidate for the Presidency of the Board heads down the final stretch without a clear winner, with which It’s not discarded that Susana Díaz and Juan Espadas have to dispute the victory, already without Luis Ángel Hierro, in a second round on June 20.
A total of 45,374 militants will be able to exercise their right to vote In these primaries, according to the definitive census that the federal PSOE certified yesterday, once the screening of the affiliates who are not up to date with the payment of the fees and who, consequently, do not have the right to vote, have been carried out.
This means that 1,203 affiliates will not be able to participate in these internal elections, since the total census of militants in Andalusia rises to 46,577.
Members with the right to vote may exercise it throughout tomorrow sunday in their groupings – there are more than eight hundred in Andalusia – and the polls will close at 8:00 p.m., so it is expected that the results can be known around 9:30 p.m. or 10:00 p.m. once the count is finished at the regional headquarters of the PSOE-A.
Since last May 30, the candidates have been immersed in a frenzied campaign throughout Andalusia, which Díaz began months before, although in his capacity as secretary general of the party, which has led him to visit more than 300 municipalities in the community and a great majority of the groups (there are more than eight hundred).
Espadas, despite having to combine the campaign with his task as mayor of Seville, has also starred in numerous events – his candidacy says he has traveled 8,000 kilometers – since he officially announced that he would present himself in the primaries, while Hierro has opted for meetings with groups and for smaller meetings in the houses of the town.
During the campaign a single debate has been held between the three candidates, in which Díaz eluded the “melee” with Espadas, which did not prevent the exchange of reproaches from the last weeks between the two candidates from being repeated: Espadas again criticized his personalist project and blamed him for the electoral decline of the PSOE- A and Díaz accused him of lack of autonomy with respect to Ferraz, while Hierro launched “taunts” at both.
A total of 45,374 militants will be able to exercise their right to vote tomorrow Sunday in the primaries of the Andalusian socialists, according to the definitive census certified yesterday by the federal PSOE.
The polls will close at 8:00 p.m. and the count will take place at the regional headquarters of the Andalusian PSOE.
If none of the three candidates gets more than 50 percent of the votes, there will be a second round on June 20.