Void Ballots Constitute

In total, 913.089 people have voted white or null in the municipal. The white vote is figure record in democracy, with 550,000 votes. PP sweeps in the elections, the PP suffers a great debacle. Credit: Amazon-2011. The option to vote blank in municipal elections this Sunday has been followed by 552.910 Spaniards, with 99% of the votes counted, representing a 2.57% of the total and a record in the history of democracy. In addition, the null votes have also experienced a remarkable recovery with respect to the municipal elections of four years ago, have been posted 360.179 null votes, 1.67%, while in the previous municipal percentage was 1.17%. Until this Sunday, had never introduced so many empty ballots in elections; the brand was registered in municipal elections in 1999, when the 1.95% of votes were blank.

But had never exceeded the threshold of 2% of the votes. Altogether, there were 913.089 citizens or have prrido do not vote for none of the nominations or have deposited null votes. Together null and blank votes were to become the fourth largest political force in the country, after the people’s Party, the PSOE and Izquierda Unida. Combined white and null votes get less votes than UI, who got 1.420.601, but rather than CIU, which won 778.522. For its part, the abstention would add more than 12 million votes in these elections. Source of the news: blank votes and null votes combined would constitute the fourth political force in Spain