In clear progress, the People’s Party came out on top this Sunday in the Spanish local elections. “We won cleanly, democratically”, welcomes Alberto Nunez Feijoo.
Spain “has started a new political cycle”, said this Sunday evening Alberto Nunez Feijoo, leader of the main right-wing opposition party, after his victory in the municipal and regional elections.
The victory of Alberto Nunez Feijoo’s People’s Party (PP) at the expense of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s Socialist Party (PSOE) is “a first step towards a new political cycle that we are going to open in the coming months”, he said. said in an allusion to the legislative elections which will take place at the end of the year.
“My time will come if the Spaniards want it”
Alberto Nunez Feijoo addressed a small crowd of supporters from the balcony of the PP headquarters in central Madrid, with two of the day’s big winners at his side: the president of the government of the Madrid region, Isabel Diaz Ayuso , and the mayor of the capital, Jose Luis Martinez Almeida, both triumphantly re-elected with an absolute majority of the seats.
“My time will come if the Spaniards want it,” Feijoo continued in response to cries of “Presidente! Presidente!” (president of the government) from the crowd, who already see him as the next prime minister.
“We won cleanly, democratically,” said Alberto Nunez Feijoo.
“We got an exceptional result in all places” of the country, he launched to the cheers of the crowd. For his part, Pedro Sanchez did not speak on Sunday evening.
Source: BFM TV