MARBELLA and the Romanian Consulate have set up a polling station in the city for Romanians wanting to vote in that country’s general elections.
More than a thousand residents of Marbella are entitled to vote this week in the first round and then later this month in the second.
Romania is also holding presidential elections, which will take place on 8, 9 and 10 November, in the first round, and on 22, 23 and 24 November, in the second round.
In order for all those Romanian citizens residing in Marbella to be able to exercise their right to vote, an electoral college will be set up in the Adolfo Suárez fairs and congreress palace.
At present, the number of Romanian citizens registered in the city amounts to a total of 1,387 people.
Thanks to the collaboration between Marbella City Council and the Consulate General of Romania based in Seville, the polling station will be open on Friday 8 and 22 November, between noon and 9pm, and the rest of the days, Saturdays 9 and 23 and Sundays 10 and 24 November, between 7am and 9pm.
As the Consul General of Romania in Sevilla, Bogdan Stanescu, explained that the collaboration between the City Council and the Consulate is part of the current strategic partnership between Spain and Romania, member states of the European Union and NATO partners.