Staff Reporter
A total of 696'144 voters in the Balearics will be able to exercise their right to “have a say” in the European Parliamentary elections, which are to be held on 13 June.

According to data made public yesterday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE), out of the total number of Balearic-registered voters, 677'228 are resident in Spain, 9'495 are resident abroad, while 9'421 are European Union citizens.

There is a total of 34'711'611 Spanish voters registered in Spain, of which 1'095'076 are resident overseas and another 125'642 are citizens of the European Union. All will be able to exercise their right to vote.

The regions of the country with the highest number of national resident voters are Madrid (4'319'205), Barcelona (3'928'427), and Valencia (1'852'817). At the other end of the scale, the constituencies with the least number of residents entitled to vote are the self-governing Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla (in North Africa), with 54'701 and 46'197 respectively.

In respect of the number of residents overseas, Madrid again heads up the list with a total of 140'904, followed by La Coruña in second place (106'609), Pontevedra (85'976) and Barcelona (76'969). Areas with the least number of residents overseas are Ceuta and Soria (2'074 and 2'782, respectively).

The electoral census can be accessed from 26 April up until 3 May at town council offices and at the regional branches of the Electoral Census Office. Resident voters overseas will be able to check their registration details between these dates and at their respective consulates.

The timeframe in which voters can correct any errors or omissions on their records will also be from 26 April to 3 May.


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