The Partido Popular have won Ayamonte local elections for the first time getting 38.17% of the vote. It is not an overall majority as they have polled 7 seats just like PSOE.
The results for Ayamonte are as follows with 57.46% turnout:
8639 votes, 125 blank votes and 95 spoilt votes.
|3261 VOTES||2886 VOTES||731 VOTES||697 VOTES||529 VOTES||315 VOTES|
|7 SEATS||7 SEATS||1 SEATS||1 SEATS||1 SEATS||0 SEATS|
The number of seats avaialble has been reduced from 21 in 2011 to 17 this year, leaving an overall majority at 9 seats.
The question now is will the most voted party be allowed to govern as they will need to go into a coalition to have an overall majority. Dicussions between the parties will start on Monday.
The turnout for the 2015 elections was down on the previous local elections, 57.46% compared to 62.5% in 2011. Many feel that this due to El Rocio pilgrimage coinciding with voting day.