The Community of Madrid will launch tomorrow a multimedia device to offer the results of the regional elections on May 28, which includes 450 digital points with real-time information in bus shelters and the installation of a large LED screen on the main façade of the Royal Post Office, in Puerta del Sol.
A total of 5,211,682 voters, including citizens registered in the Census of Absent Residents (CERA), are called to the polls in these regional elections.
As a novelty, during tomorrow and the following day, citizens will be able to have all the information related to the electoral process through 450 advertising media (mupis) and bus shelters, located in eleven municipalities of the Community of Madrid.
In addition, on the façade of the Real Casa de Correos, headquarters of the Presidency of the regional Government, a large 36-square-meter LED screen will be installed on the second floor of the building on the balconies, where information about the electoral process in all its phases.
In parallel, citizens will also have instant access to all electoral information through the exclusive website of the Community of Madrid and the 28M Elections 2023 app for mobile devices, which according to the forecasts of the regional Administration will download some 100,000 people.
The Minister of the Presidency, Justice and the Interior, Enrique López, and the Deputy Minister of the Presidency, Miguel Ángel García Martín, presented this Saturday the electoral operation and the data dissemination center, which will be located in the Real Casa de Correos, where will provide information on the voting day to the accredited media, a space that will remain open from 08:00 until the end of the count.
With this objective, a space of more than 600 square meters has been set up in the central inner courtyard of the building with a large 40-square-meter LED screen on the main stage, where public appearances will take place to inform about the constitution of the tables, advances in participation and scrutiny.
The press operation has ten positions for television cameras, two sets for live interviews, eight radio booths and tables set up for editors from different media.
In parallel, all citizens will also have instant access to all electoral information through the exclusive website of the Community of Madrid and the 28M Elections 2023 mobile app.
For these elections, a total of 5,211,682 voters are called to the polls, which include citizens registered in the Electoral Census of Absent Residents (CERA).
In this electoral appointment, the Community of Madrid has 98,869 new voters who join the census after reaching the age of majority.
For tomorrow's election day, 1,090 locations have been set up, distributed throughout the 179 municipalities of the region, in which 7,118 polling stations will be installed with 21,354 polling station members.
In total, 8.5 million envelopes and 75,523,500 ballots have been printed, of which 9,633,000 are intended for voting by mail and for those from Madrid registered with CERA.
14,238 ballot boxes and 3,825 booths have also been arranged to guarantee that each voter can secretly select their ballot. Likewise, there are 1,090 school markers.
The 28-M elections in the Community of Madrid will have the participation of almost 42,500 people, who will integrate the organization, development and security of election day, including 21,354 polling station members and 3,777 representatives of the Administration.
Regarding the presence of security forces, as the Government Delegation in Madrid has already advanced, a total of 11,300 agents of the National Police, Civil Guard and Municipal Police will guarantee the normal functioning of the electoral process.
In the case of the Local Police, 2,500 agents will participate in the device, 1,200 of whom belong to the Madrid City Council.
All of them will work under the coordination of the Madrid 112 Security and Emergency Agency (ASEM112), which will do the same with the 223 members of the Community of Madrid Fire Department scheduled to be operational during 28-M and the 108 forest agents prominent in their corresponding regions.
ASEM112 will also coordinate the response to any incident that may arise and that requires the presence of members of Civil Protection, who add up to a total of 3,500 volunteers in the Community of Madrid, spread over more than 100 groups.
For its part, the Emergency Civil Protection Volunteers Immediate Logistics Response Team (ERIVE) will establish a device consisting of a vehicle with the capacity to transport people with reduced mobility and a basic life support unit.
The 112 center in Madrid will guarantee service coverage with a total of 67 troops during the day of the elections, with six supervisors and 61 room operators.