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Electoral Board of Galicia (JEG)

has just referred a complaint filed by the Popular Party against Yolanda Diaz to the Prosecutor's Office of the Supreme Court to determine whether the events reported "could constitute an electoral crime."

The complaint was presented by the


to the

Electoral Board

on Sunday, the election day of February 18, regarding a publication by the leader of Sumar and vice president of the Government on the social network X in which they understand that she would be asking for the vote when It is prohibited by electoral legislation.

Diaz said, in Galician, in that publication: "Let no one stay at home. Every vote counts to achieve the change we deserve. We are very close. If Sumar Galicia enters, Rueda falls."

After its publication, and linking to it, the parliamentary spokesperson of the PP, Miguel Tellado, denounced: "The electoral desperation of Yolanda Díaz... They do not even respect voting day." And the PP formalized the complaint.


reviewed the complaint on election day itself

and this Monday, February 19, decided to forward the written complaint to the Supreme Court Prosecutor's Office. In that resolution, to which this newspaper has had access, the Electoral Board specifies that it requests that "after carrying out the investigative procedures that it deems appropriate", determine whether the facts could constitute the crime provided for in the article. 144.1.a) of the Organic Law of the General Electoral Regime.


article 144.1.a

refers to crimes related to electoral propaganda for "carrying out acts of propaganda once the electoral campaign period has ended" and are punishable by a prison sentence of three months to one year or a fine of six to twenty-four months.