The Number Of Postal Votes In Catalonia’S Elections Is Twice That Of 2017

2021-02-02   |   by CusiGO

The 57 – and 55 year old Cory brothers and Enrique brothers lined up at the post office on Barcelona’s Roman Boulevard yesterday to vote by mail. They said they chose the system out of respect for the covid-19 and stressed that they did not understand why the judges of the Catalan High Court (tsjc) imposed the 14-F when all political parties and the scientific community wanted to postpone it. “If the judges are sure nothing happened, why don’t they go to the polling station? “Enrique wants to know that he’s living his first day out of work today after the crisis at the power company he works for. Corey, a former employee of a pharmacist, just retired.

The coveds have changed a lot of top-down lives, and the two brothers admit it’s true that they have time to go to the post office this Monday morning because they don’t work anymore. Like Martina, 29, she’s been lining up, working in a restaurant chain, and has been working in ETT since May. Or Messe, 74, who did it for “comfort” and “calm,” not because he doubted what the government was doing. He did not hide his anger at the call for the election, noting that he was “obviously” in favor of postponing the election. “I don’t understand. But I’m getting more and more confused, “he said. Postal voting is in full swing: according to the Ministry of foreign affairs, the deadline has been extended to the fifth day, with 155867 people voting in the 2017 election, compared with 65339 in the 2017 election. As of yesterday, the growth rate was 139%.

With the implementation of aforo restrictions, there was an unusual long line on the sidewalk around the post office, and users kept a cautious distance of one and a half meters. On Monday, they spent more time than usual because the telephone system broke down, affecting the postal computer system. Officials had to record four hours of data by hand rather than by computer. At least in Exxon’s office, everyone had 20 minutes, and many voters lined up for more than an hour. The Central Post Building in Barcelona was almost empty due to a breakdown. “We’re all under a lot of pressure,” one worker explained. The printer is broken and the postman can’t deliver the ballot.

The post office, which will open on Monday afternoon, has added 500 staff and 1000 staff already recruited for 14-f. after asking for a vote by email, 37% of the people asked for a vote by digital means, and the postman brought all the party’s votes, envelopes and census certificates to the public’s home. Voters can give him the envelope, give the ballot to the presidium, or go to the post office like Enrique and Corey. “Our money is packed so full that we don’t want her to wait,” they said. The post office claims that its employees have FPPS masks, gels and gloves, but there have been complaints from trade unions, such as CGT, who warn that the health of workers and citizens is deteriorating due to the lack of an automatic peeling system for envelopes, and that envelopes with voter saliva residues are being delivered to tables.

The external operations department, which is responsible for 14-F logistics, has chosen a larger polling station to avoid gathering and better ventilation; the voting area has been fragmented; the queue will be queued outside and time slot voting will be conducted according to the situation of risk groups. Members of the polling station will wear masks, gowns and gloves to take care of those who vote at the last minute, who are influenced by kovid. Nevertheless, the same complaint is always before the public. They don’t understand that there are so many restrictions in Catalonia, but it won’t affect the holding of the election.

“I don’t think it’s right to make a choice. “If we can’t do anything, I don’t know why we can vote,” said Martina, who sat on a bench with her 90 year old grandmother, Maria Theresa, waiting to vote. Finally, she received a form from a staff member and voted by mail, an almost symbolic protest. Finally, he put a wallet in front of his van on a chamfer: “we’re going to get the votes. That’s it. But the people at the table will be there for hours. “