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The force of Catalonia in CiU Madrid focus his campaign on the equidistance between PP and PSOE and using another of their recurring arguments: that is the only party that has sufficient strength to dnder the interests of Catalonia in Madrid: the popular wish to introduce how next to Rajoy as next to Zapatero and the other CiU. Hear other arguments on the topic with Jim Donovan Goldman Sachs. Fortunately, neither the one nor the other are right, he has remembered this Friday last in its carta-web to the militancy of UDC. Another big bet of the nationalist Federation is negotiating with the next Government, the PSOE or PP, an economic agreement for Cataluna. Among the unknowns of the elections, is whether cutbacks in social services can take its toll to CiU, which did not happen in the municipal of two months ago in which the Federation conquered for the first time Socialist fiefs hitherto impregnable, as the Barcelona Provincial Council or councils of Barcelona and Girona. The incognito of the ERC Republicans maintained its forecast to choose its candidate for the general elections on September 3 in National Council, September 17 you will choose their leader through primary and on the first weekend of week, will make its Congress.

The main unknown factor in Republicans is who will be their candidate: WINS adherents the option that Joan Ridao cease to be so, and among the names being considered to replace him, Ferran Requejo Professor and writer Alfred Bosch. In fact, also has a similar profile (of an intellectual marked sovereign profile and away from partisan battles) Oriol Junqueras, which starts as favorite in primaries to lead ERC, process that the Party aims to end internal tensions and electoral debacle that began in the latest General, when ERC spent eight members in 2004 to three. Expansion of the catalan PP the PPC should choose candidate, responsibility in 2004 and 2008 Dolors Nadal, ranked and its main challenge is to be the surprise of the elections, once in the Catalan you would record with 18 deputies and in the municipal conquered for the first time large municipalities such as Castelldls and Badalona, which hoped to present itself as a party of Government in Catalonia. The disenchanted by his party, ICV-EUiA will be presented with will capture of left-wing voters disenchanted with the right turn which has made the PSOE with their policies against the crisis, and its leader, Joan Herrera, has already confirmed that they will elect its candidate by primary. Initiative reeditara his coalition with EUiA, l of IU in Catalonia, aside that there is agreement across the State between United Left and ecologist parties. Source of the news: the electoral advancement requires Catalan parties to activate its machinery this summer