Votes for Expat Brits
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Article 68 of the Spanish Constitution provides that the law shall recognize, and the State shall facilitate, the exercise of the right to vote of Spaniards abroad.    Spanish citizens resident abroad register as voters at their local Spanish Consulate, and may vote at Consulates in the last three
days of the official electoral campaign period, or by post.
In addition to voting in elections for members of the Congreso de
los Diputados (lower house) and the Senate, Spanish citizens living abroad elect 43 representatives to the Consejo General de la Ciudadanía Española en el Exterior (CGCDE, General Council of
Spanish Citizenship Abroad) through representative bodies established under Spanish law at local level, the Consejos de Residentes Españoles (CRE, Spanish Residents’ Councils).