Minute by minute: Espai Barça referendum
Live updates on the Espai Barça referendum here during the day (Every hour CET):
7:00 p.m. There are now over 42,000 votes cast just two hours before the polls close. 42,057 members voted, or 38.18% of the electoral lists.
6:00 p.m. 39,084 members voted online, which is 35.48% of the electoral list.
5:10 p.m. Secretary of the Board and Advisory Board Josep cubells said the day went smoothly without incident and encouraged members who have not yet voted to do so before the polls close at 9:00 p.m.
Cubells mentioned a minor incident in China where two members discovered that their mobile operator was blocking access to the voting site, but the club was able to resolve the situation and members were able to vote.
5:00 p.m. A total of 35,783 members voted after eight hours of polling station opening, which is 32.48% of the electoral list.
4:00 p.m.: 31 004 votes now received for the referendum on the financing of Espai Barça, representing 28.14% from the voting list.
3:00 p.m .: On 28,000 votes with more than one 25% participation to date, and there is still half of polling day left.
2:35 p.m .: We are almost halfway on Election Day. If you have any questions about the referendum or about the financing of Espai Barça, do not hesitate to visit our section dedicated to the referendum on the financing of Espai Barça.
2.15 p.m .: FC Barcelona Foundation Ambassador Álex Roca also voted online.
2:00 p.m .: On 25,000 votes cast, approaching a quarter of registered voters.
13h00: After four hours of voting, 22,393 members had their say, 20.33% from the voting list.
12:30 p.m .: President Joan laporta vote “YES” this morning.
12:20: Riqui Puig, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, Gerard Piqué, Sergi Roberto and coach Xavi Hernández have already voted in the Ciutat Esportiva.
12h00: Three o’clock and 18,684 FC Barcelona members voted, representative 16.96% of people registered to vote.
11:40 am: Members having issues with online voting or without access to a digital device can visit Camp Nou Auditori 1899 and vote online with advice from club staff.
11:00 : Secretary of the Board of Directors and of the Consultative Council, Josep cubells, reports that 13,489 members have already voted in the first two hours, representing 12.24% of registered voters.
10:55 am: Early voting by one of the captains of the FC Barcelona first team, Gerard pique, who said, “We have already voted Culers, now it’s your turn.”
10:40 am: 110,159 members aged 18 or older with a minimum of one year of membership are registered to vote in today’s online referendum to green light € 1.5 billion in funding for Espai Barça.
10:00 am: One hour and 7,411 FC Barcelona members voted, representative 6.72% of the electoral list.
9:15 am: Taking part in the referendum on the financing of Espai Barça is very easy. Members registered on the electoral census must go to the Club’s website where they can access the online voting platform and where they must identify themselves with the following three contact details:
o Member key
o Personal code (PIN)
o Date of birth
If you do not have your personal code (PIN), you can create a new one by going to the online support section of the site here.
Once identified, the member will receive an SMS on his mobile with a unique six-digit access code which will allow him to exercise his right to vote.
They will have to enter the six numbers then a screen will appear with three voting options (YES, NO, WHITE).
9h00: You can now vote! The secret code was created for the five members of the bureau responsible for the referendum in the presence of a notary.
8:30 am: It is almost time to vote. We’ll remind you how in 90 seconds.
8:25 am: Those who do not know the electronic voting system or do not have the necessary device can go to Auditori 1899 where identification points and assisted electronic voting will be set up.
· At the identification point, an identity check is carried out with DNI and a code is issued.
· Then, the member goes to the polling point where the code is requested to confirm his identity and it is then that he can vote.
8:20 am: This will be the very first online voting in the history of the Club, with members able to vote using their cell phone, computer or tablet.
8:15 am: The Assembly of Member Delegates on October 23 approved the Board’s proposal by 405 votes in favor, 21 against and 6 blanks. Now it’s the members’ turn to ratify the decision in a binding referendum with a vote from 9:00 a.m. CET to 9:00 p.m. CET.
8h00: Hello, gentlemen. This Sunday promises to be historic for FC Barcelona with 110,159 members eligible to vote on whether or not to give the green light to the 1.5 billion euros financing plan for the Espai Barça project.