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The Catalans vote this Sunday in an election marked by the coronavirus pandemic, which has triggered the vote by mail and leaves great uncertainty about participation.
We tell you, minute by minute, the development of the electoral day.
8:52. The complaint of a female member of a table: “There is no protector, we are insecure.”
A young woman who has had to be a member of a polling station in Lleida complains that there is no protector on her table and there were no masks as she had been told in the drill. “I do not know if the person who is going to vote will be infected, we are insecure,” he said.
8:45. The Minister of Transparency: “There is no data that leads to concern”
The Minister of Foreign Action, Institutional Relations and Transparency of the Generalitat, Bernat Solé, in LaSexta:
“The table setting up rhythm is normal. There are more than two million who already have their ballot boxes available to vote. With the data we already have, there should be no problem. There is no record of any incident. The protocols have slowed down the pace of constitution over the months, but we do not have any data that leads to concern.
8:42. Masks, gels and votes.
The polling stations are being prepared so that the Catalans can begin voting in about 20 minutes. Although most would prefer to be at home, everything is in order and prevention measures appear to be in place. @COPEpic.twitter.com/LnzUVHLqyI– Álvaro García (@alvarogarciap) February 14, 2021
8:39. The Government assured that all would be constituted.
The Minister of Foreign Action, Institutional Relations and Transparency of the Generalitat, Bernat Solé, has ensured that all polling stations will be able to set up tables to vote during the day of 14F in Catalonia: “In all the electoral colleges of this country can constitute all the tables ”.
8:30. The first tables begin to be constituted.
The 9,139 polling stations installed in 2,763 polling stations, for which 82,251 people have been elected, including presidents, members and alternates, have begun to be constituted at 08:00 this Sunday for the Catalan elections, marked by exceptional measures due to the pandemic of the covid.
Of the 2,763 voting points, 1,728 correspond to the province of Barcelona, 361 to that of Girona, 357 to that of Tarragona and 317 to that of Lleida, in elections in which new electoral spaces have been incorporated in order to guarantee the safety and health measures, including seven municipal markets and 23 sports halls in the Catalan capital.
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