Puigdemont allowed to run for EU polls | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, May 07, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:15 AM, May 07, 2019

Puigdemont allowed to run for EU polls

Catalonia’s former president Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain in 2017 after a secession attempt, can contest EU polls this month, a Madrid court said yesterday, overturning a decision by the electoral board. A court spokesman said Puigdemont would be able to run, as would Toni Comin and Clara Ponsati, who were in the regional government during the secession bid and fled. They had also been excluded.

 

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