Ballots ready at a polling station (by ACN)

29.10.15 - 18:47

Catalan government denounces the obstacles to the vote abroad before Supreme Court

More than 7,000 catalans living abroad couldn’t exercise their democratic right to vote in the past 27-S elections. Catalan Minister for Public Administration, Mertixell Borràs accused Electoral Roll...

Oriol Junqueras, Raül Romeva and Catalan President Artur Mas at 'Junts Pel Sí' press conference this morning (by ACN)

28.09.15 - 15:45

Pro-independence coalition ‘Junts pel Sí’: “Our candidate to run for President is Artur Mas”

The winning coalition in the 27-S elections, pro-independence unitary list ‘Junts Pel Sí’ insisted that their candidate to run for President of the Catalan Government is Artur Mas. Mas himself stated that what...

'Junts Pel Sí' leader, Raül Romeva when the first votes were counted (by ACN)

27.09.15 - 22:03

27S: ‘Junts pel Sí’ obtains 64 MPs with 60% of the vote counted

Pro-independence unitary list ‘Junts Pel Sí’ together with left wing pro-independence CUP obtain absolute majority, with 50% of the vote counted.  ‘Junts Pel Sí’ obtains 62 MPs, anti-Catalan...

Voters at a polling station in Barcelona this morning (by ACN)

27.09.15 - 14:19

27-S: 35.09% have already voted

The figure is 5.7% higher than it was at the same hour, 13.00 (CET), on the day of the 2012 elections, according to official data published by the Catalan Government. The region with the highest rate of participation...

Pro-independence flags during 'Via Lliure' rally on last Catalonia's National Day (by ACN)

09.10.15 - 15:31

Roadmap after 27-S: What do pro-independence forces agree on?

Two weeks after the 27-S Catalan elections, the debate on who will be the next President is still bogged down. Pro-independence unitary list ‘Junts Pel Sí’ (‘Together For Yes’), which won the elections but...

The EC spokesperson, Margaritis Schinas, at a press conference this morning (by ACN)

28.09.15 - 14:52

European Commission: The 27-S elections are “a domestic issue for Spain”

“The EC does not comment on regional elections” stated EC spokesperson Margaritis Schinas. He added that the EC won’t express “a position” regarding the 27-S results in Catalonia, which it considers “a...

Voters exercising their right a polling station this evening (by ACN)

27.09.15 - 20:36

Exit poll gives overall majority to pro-independence parties

Pro-independence unitary list ‘Junts Pel Sí’ is set to win the elections and obtain 63 to 66 MP’s, according to the exit poll designed by Catalan Television TV3. Together with left wing pro-independence CUP, which would...

Voters at a polling station in Barcelona (by ACN)

25.09.15 - 20:11

27-S: Catalonia votes

More than 5.5 million Catalans are entitled to vote this Sunday in the 27-S elections, which have repeatedly  being described as the most important since democracy was restored in Spain. 2,681 polling stations have set up around Catalonia...

Voter casts her ballot for the 27-S elections

30.09.15 - 21:21

Only 7.5% of Catalans abroad voted in the 27-S elections

196,062 Catalans abroad are registered to vote but only 14,781 could effectively do so in the 27-S Catalan elections. Too many agents involved in a complex and long process deprived them of exercising their democratic right. “The Spanish...

Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy (by ACN)

28.09.15 - 00:39

Spanish Government: “Artur Mas’ secessionist strategy has failed”

Catalans “have shown that they are a plural society” in the face of “uniformity”, declared sources from the Spanish Government to CNA. Despite the ‘Junts Pel Sí’ victory in the 27-S elections, Mariano...

People voting at a polling station in Barcelona (by ACN)

27.09.15 - 18:44

27-S: 63.20% have voted by 6pm

The figure is almost 7 points higher than it was at the same hour, 18.00 (CET), on the day of the 2012 elections and it has grown in the four regions in Catalonia, according to official data published by the Catalan Government. The region with...

Detail of a ballot box (by ACN)

25.09.15 - 19:57

27-S elections: Everything ready for a historic day

The number of lists running for the 27-S Catalan elections is lower than the last time around in 2012; dropping from 79 candidacies to the 40 lists running this year. Moreover, there are many new candidacies that have been designed for the...

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