PSOE proclaims Carolina Darias candidate for mayor of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – EFE News


The primaries of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (EFE), where no one disputed the head of the list.

The current Minister of Health had already announced on November 19 her intention to stand in the primaries as a candidate for the municipal council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, a city that her party has governed since 2015 in coalition with Nueva Canarias and Podemos.

She did so in an act held in the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium in which she was supported by the Deputy Secretary General of the PSOE, María Jesús Montero, and the leader of the Canarian Socialists, Ángel Víctor Torres, as well as by the current Town’s mayor. , Augusto Hidalgo, who in 2023 will be presented to the presidency of the Cabildo.

Darias began his political career in 1999 as a councilor in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, his hometown, to which he now returns.

Born in 1965, the current Minister of Health graduated in Law from the University of La Laguna and during her political career she has held positions such as Minister of Territorial Policy and Public Service (2020- January 2021), Minister of Economy, Knowledge and Employment of the Government of the Canary Islands (2019-2020), President of the Parliament of the Canary Islands (2015-2019) and Councilor of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria (2011-2015).

Previously, she was Government Delegate to the Canary Islands (2008-2011), Member of Parliament of the Canary Islands (2007-2008), Deputy Government Delegate to the Province of Las Palmas (2004-2007) and City Councilor of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (1999-2004).

“I want to thank the Socialist Party, militancy and, in particular, my colleagues from the Socialist Association Juan Rodríguez Doreste for the confidence they have given me to lead the list for the town hall of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria” , did he declare. Darias after learning of his proclamation, according to the PSOE in a statement. EFE


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