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  Catalonia President
RACE DETAILS
Parents > Spain > Cataluña > Regional President
OfficeRegional President
Type General Election
Filing Deadline October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 21, 2017 - 12:00am Central
Polls Close December 21, 2017 - 02:00pm Central
Term Start May 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 2022 - 12:00pm
ContributorIndyGeorgia
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia May 16, 2018 07:26pm
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Description Government Formation:

JxC candidate Carles Puigdemont proposed as nominee; having left the country and facing arrest, Puigdemont stepped aside for Jordi Sànchez to become President.

Sànchez, who had been detained, was barred from being released to become President by Spanish Supreme Court. He later dropped his bid on 21 March in favor of Jordi Turull.

Investiture Vote for Jordi Turull on March 22nd (absolute majority needed):
Yes - 64 (JuntsxCat - 33; ERC - 31)
No - 65 (Cs - 36; PSC - 17; CatComú–Podem - 8; PP - 4)
Abstain - 4 (CUP - 4)
Absent - 2 (JuntsxCat - 1; ERC - 1)

March 24th simple majority investiture vote cancelled after Jordi Turull was placed in preventative detention

Investiture Vote for Quim Torra on May 12th (absolute majority needed):
Yes - 66 (JuntsxCat - 34; ERC - 32)
No - 65 (Cs - 36; PSC - 17; CatComú–Podem - 8; PP - 4)
Abstain - 4 (CUP - 4)

Investiture Vote for Quim Torra on May 14th (simple majority needed):
Yes - 66 (JuntsxCat - 34; ERC - 32)
No - 65 (Cs - 36; PSC - 17; CatComú–Podem - 8; PP - 4)
Abstain - 4 (CUP - 4)
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyJunts pel Sí Won09/27/2015
NameCarles Puigdemont Votes70 (51.85%)
Term01/10/2016 - 10/27/2017 Margin45 (+33.33%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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CANDIDATES
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Name Quim Torra Inés Arrimadas Miquel Iceta Xavier Domènech Xavier García Albiol Carles Riera  
PartyJunts per Catalunya Citizens Spanish Socialist Workers' Catalunya en Comú People's Candidatura d'Unitat Popular  
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Certified Votes66 (48.89%) 36 (26.67%) 17 (12.59%) 8 (5.93%) 4 (2.96%) 4 (2.96%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -30 (-22.22%) -49 (-36.30%) -58 (-42.96%) -62 (-45.93%) -62 (-45.93%)  
Fusion Votes
JxC Junts per Catalunya34
ERC Republican Left of Catalonia32
 
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Entry Date 05/10/2018 10/27/2017 10/27/2017 10/27/2017 10/27/2017 10/27/2017  
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DROPPED OUT
Jordi Turull (JxC)
Mar 21, 2018 - Mar 22, 2018
Jordi Sànchez i Picanyol (JxC)
Mar 01, 2018 - Mar 21, 2018
Carles Puigdemont (JxC)
Oct 27, 2017 - Mar 01, 2018
Oriol Junqueras (ERC)
Oct 27, 2017 -  00, 2018

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 14, 2018 09:10am News Catalonia elects a new leader  Article IndyGeorgia 
Mar 01, 2018 03:00pm News Puigdemont abandons bid to reclaim Catalan presidency  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jan 15, 2018 08:00am News Madrid to keep ruling Catalonia if exiled ex-leader reelected: PM  Article IndyGeorgia 

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