The People’s Party (PP, the main opposition party) led Spain’s Socialist Workers’ Party by 687,000 votes in regional and municipal elections held this Sunday in Spain-wide votes and councilors. (PSOE), after counting 95% of the votes.
The right-wing party has a 2.5-point lead (PSOE), securing its first victory in local elections since 2015.
The PP gained 2,375 more councilors than the 2019 municipal elections, while the PSOE lost almost the same number of 2,181.
In these elections the PP collected 6,691,731 ballots and the Socialists 6,004,291 votes.
On the other hand, the far-right Vox party doubled its electoral record in regional and municipal elections, rising from 3.5% of the vote to 7.1%. It gained 530 consultants in 2019 and now has 1,663 consultants, three times the number of consultants in Spain.
63.83% of voters or 21,778,181 people voted in the Spanish regional and municipal elections this Sunday, which is one point (1.3) less than in the 2019 elections, when the rate was 65.19%.