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Galician Elections: A Chessboard of Strategic Party Moves

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Safak Costu
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Galician Elections: A Chessboard of Strategic Party Moves

In the context of the upcoming autonomous elections in Galicia, strategic maneuvers are budding among the principal political parties. The PSOE (Spanish Socialist Workers' Party) is contemplating an alliance with the platform Sumar, particularly in the provinces of Lugo and Ourense, where Sumar's chances are limited. This potential coalition aims to prevent a loss of votes that could favor the PSOE.

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PP's Plea to Vox

On the other hand, the PP (People's Party) has appealed to Vox not to participate in the elections to avoid jeopardizing their absolute majority in the Galician Parliament. However, Vox has declared its intention to run in the elections. Meanwhile, the BNG (Galician Nationalist Bloc) bides its time to join the electoral fray.

Upcoming Elections and Political Tension

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The call for elections could be announced in December or January, with possible voting dates in February or March. The Galician electoral campaign presents itself as the first electoral test in Spain following the formation of the Amnesty Government, in an atmosphere of high political tension.

Party Strategies in Galician Political Landscape

The parties' strategies aim to consolidate positions and avoid dead corners in the Galician political landscape. With the PSOE attempting to topple the PP's absolute majority and the latter striving to unify the vote against Pedro Sánchez and the central government.

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