A total of 81,617 people of the 37 million voters in Spain, according to the electoral census, have participated in the state popular consultation on monarchy or republic that has been held this Saturday.
The Monarchy or Republic Popular Consultation Platform has deployed 724 voting points in different parts of Spain and 15 foreign cities to carry out the consultation, as reported in a statement.
In total, 81,617 people have voted, with 76,106 votes in favor of the republic (93.25%), 4,731 in favor of the monarchy (5.81%) and 780 invalid or blank votes (0.94%), yes. although the participation figure is far from the total of 37,172,134 people in the INE electoral census as of April 2022.
The consultation has been carried out with the help of 4,000 volunteers and with “absolute normality”, according to the organization, which has highlighted that there have been “no conflicts or relevant incidents”, although “few” with “anti-democratic forces that tried without success prevent consultation.
In this sense, they have pointed to the Provincial Subdelegation of the Government in Alicante and the municipal governments of Martorell, Hospitalet de Llobregat and Salou, in Catalonia. In addition, they have denounced that in the municipality of Los Alcázares (Murcia) “the action of a fascist group prevented voting at a polling station.”
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