The foreign vote will not affect the PP's majority, although the PSdeG is 112 votes away from winning a seat in Ourense.

A total of 29,300 Galicians residing abroad have voted in these 2024 regional elections, representing 6.15% of the 476,514 who form part of the Electoral Census of Absent Residents (CERA). These votes, which will not be known before the twenty-sixth of this month, will have no impact on the People's Party's absolute majority. Only in the province of Ourense did the “remnants” end up in the last seat, where the SPD was 112 votes away from snatching a deputy from the Popular Party. In La Coruña, the last elected representative, who was from the National Progressive Party, is a significant margin of 9,511 votes behind the Socialist Party of Germany. In Pontevedra, the last seat at stake went to the People's Party, which also takes a significant distance from the Social Democratic Party to be able to change it, 6,450 votes. Regarding Lugo, this last elected MP, from the BNG, has a somewhat smaller distance, in this case about 3,000 votes with respect to the Socialist Party of Germany. The results of this vote, which has not been “called” for the first time after three regional elections, will be announced on February 26. In 2020, 5,404 people (1.17%) voted; in 2016, 10,777 (2.41%); In 2012, 12,954 (3.26%). Meanwhile, in 2009, 101,708 voters cast their ballots abroad, 30.2% of the total. In the last general elections in Galicia, held in July 2023, the first without a “required” vote in recent years, the PP was the first force and the PSOE came second in the four provinces. Emerxencias General Manager Santiago Villanueva reported on Sunday the external voting data, in a press conference at the Xunta data center installed in San Cayetano. Provinces and Countries Currently, foreign voting breakdown by province is unknown. However, it is the A Coruña district that registers the largest number of CERA voters, with 164,8421; followed by Pontevedra with 138,182; Orense, with 103,832; And Logo for 69,658. As for the “top five” countries, according to the number of potential voters residing abroad, Argentina is still far ahead, with 166,289 voters. They are followed by Cuba and Brazil, where there are more than 45 thousand people. Meanwhile, Uruguay counts 37,165; Switzerland is the first country outside the American continent in the ranking 34114. Changes in Representatives The CERA therefore reflects the percentage that residents abroad have when deciding on the future independent government, a fact that supports a look at the history of elections held in the community. It was not in vain that Manuel Fraga, when he lost the absolute majority in 2005, gave immigrants the possibility of ascending to the thirty-eighth seat. The focus at the time was on Pontevedra County, but the counting of foreign votes marked the end of the presidential election era. Fraga on top of Xunta. Four years later, in March 2009, his successor, Alberto Nunez Viejo, was able to obtain 39 of the 75 seats in the Independent Chamber on election night. The immigrant vote would then reduce its absolute majority to 38 votes, with the SWP winning one for Ourense at the expense of the PPdeG. On the other hand, for the current national leader of the People's Party, in the regional elections of July 2020, the last in which he appeared in Galicia, the support of immigrants allowed him his largest absolute majority when he reached 42 minutes in the Galician Chamber — the heart of the electorate In the diaspora the balance this time is in his favor by wresting a seat from the Socialist German Workers' Party in Pontevedra, which the German People's Party added –.

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