Message from British Consulate on voting rights for UK expats in Spain 2023 electionAlthough UK expats no longer automatically qualify to vote in Municipal Elections having lost EU Citizen status after Brexit, they can still vote in local elections because there is a reciprocal agreement between Spain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, signed in Madrid on 21 January 2019, which recognises the right of British citizens residing in Spain to vote and to stand as a candidate.
This however entails a new registration process, long-awaited details of which have now been published. Although the details have been published by the Alicante Diputación, the British Vice Consul confirms that for the Murcia Region and the rest of Spain, “the information will probably be the same as this is based on national legislation”.
Non-EU citizens from countries with a reciprocal agreement must register to vote every time they wish to exercise their right to vote in municipal elections.
Message from British Consulate on voting rights for UK expats in Spain 2023 electionThe Electoral Census of Foreign Nationals Resident in Spain from Countries with Agreements is re-compiled for each municipal election, meaning that enrolments are valid only in the municipal election for which they were made.
In order to exercise your right to vote, in addition to the general requirements, you must have been resident in Spain for the time period required by the relevant agreement.
The requirements for UK expats to qualify for voter registration are:
Informative Talks on how to vote have been arranged in the Alicante area to provide guidance in the process the talks will be held at:
If you wish to attend any of these events, you are asked to confirm by email info@votoresidentesalicante.com
Sign up for the Spanish News Today Editors Roundup Weekly Bulletin and get an email with all the week’s news straight to your inbox
 
Read some of our recent bulletins:


(List price 12  months 48 Bulletins) 
(List price   3  months 12 Bulletins) 
 
 

Two birds of prey died after colliding with a high-voltage power line in Javalandiacute; Viejo, Region of Murcia Sadly..
The cumulative incidence rate in the Region of Murcia has dropped more than 60 points in a month Data on the evolution..
These experts tips will protect you against water damage in Spain this winter Anyone who has been in Spain during the..
After the Citizen Participation scheme in which Camposol did so well, another chance to vote on Mazarrandoacute;n Council decisions..
The municipality is the first in the Murcia Region to create andlsquo;super blocksandrsquo; where traffic will be limited..
Two English language tours are being held in Jumilla on December 3 and 18 The Town Hall of Jumilla has estimated at 600 the..
Hospitality establishments in Murcia can keep extra tables and chairs in parking spaces until the end of 2023 At the..
Hello, and thank you for choosing CamposolToday.com to publicise your organisation’s info or event.
Camposol Today is a website set up by Murcia Today specifically for residents of the urbanisation in Southwest Murcia, providing news and information on what’s happening in the local area, which is the largest English-speaking expat area in the Region of Murcia.
When submitting text to be included on Camposol Today, please abide by the following guidelines so we can upload your article as swiftly as possible:
Send an email to editor@camposoltoday.com or contact@murciatoday.com
Attach the information in a Word Document or Google Doc
Include all relevant points, including:
Who is the organisation running the event?
Where is it happening?
When?
How much does it cost?
Is it necessary to book beforehand, or can people just show up on the day?
…but try not to exceed 300 words
Also attach a photo to illustrate your article, no more than 100kb

source

Shop Sephari