Editorial, 29 May 2023
The sum of ERC, Junts and the CUP falls by 4.45% compared to the last municipal elections.
Junts, ERC and the CUP have added a total of 1,205,325 votes in Catalonia in the municipal elections of 28-M, a figure that represents 350,559 votes less than those of 2019. In fact, the three pro-independence parties have lost ground.
The Republicans lost the most votes in Catalonia, 302,274 (from 822,107 to 519,833). Junts obtained 552,089, 5,214 less than four years ago. And, finally, the CUP is left with 133,403, losing 43,071.
In percentage of votes, the sum of the three pro-independence parties also loses ground, going from 44.53% in 2019 to 40.08% on 28-M, 4.45% less.