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The Catalan problem is ancestral but no so old as the Spanish stupidity.
Morover the catalan problem is an EU's problem.With half the people who joint Brussels some weeks ago the Catalans can block the links between Spain and Europe ruin the sick € and make British laughing with her Brexit.
But we can seat and talk
Just to specify that the Catalan electoral system is the one dictated by the Spanish law. Nothing special or different about it.
They put contenders in jail, or kept them out of Spain. They used a corrupt justice to threaten. They forced indebted media groups to keep them out of news. They showed Ms. Arrimada’s pretty face all the time trying to lure inmigrants to vote a far-right party. But they did not succed and Mr. Rajoy’s has been wiped off Catalonia
Interesting though weird perspective
It's by default. Catalonia does not have its own Electoral Law (the poltical parties have never agreed to any), so in its absence the Spanish law applies.
Do you have a reference so I could look it up?
The Catalan electoral system is rigged to favor rural areas, pro independence areas. It's not even close when you factor in the number of people for each district. The urban voting districts have sometimes twice the population of the rural districts, so their representation is heavily diluted. Reform the electoral process in Catalunya and the independence movement's seats in Parliament would be greatly reduced.
I would say that it is the opposite. Electoral system gives far too high power for non-catalans who should have no say what so ever to catalan affairs.
Just like I had zero votes in brexit votes, immigrants from extramadurra shouldn’t have vote on Catalan independence no local elections.
So who sets the size of the electorates within each region - a national body?
Maybe not this time.
But Catalonia will eventually become independent.