EP of them all, CiU is the only one that has proclaimed its list head for Barcelona. A charge that falls for the third time in the leader of UDC, Josep Antoni Duran. PSC and ERC had been scheduled for this fall their respective congresses. Zapatero announced the advancement of general elections to 20-N. The advancement of the general elections will force Catalan parties to activate the machinery and accelerate strategies this same August because of them all, CiU is the only one that has proclaimed its head of list by Barcelona, who falls for the third time in the leader of UDC, Josep Antoni Duran. Remains to be seen how the new calendar affect the PSC, while ERC keeps as it the process Congress as scheduled. Both parties had been scheduled for this fall their respective congresses, to secure new leadership and strategies after their respective defeats in Catalan of 28 November and municipal of May 22 elections.

Barn of Socialist votes the PSC’s main mission once again become a granary of votes crucial for the outcome of the PSOE: in 2004 and 2008, campaigns based on fear of the PP were keys to mobilize the catalan electorate, with the now legendary Si tu no vas, they become devised by the team led by the Secretary of organization, Jose Zaragoza. The address of the PSC has now admitted that Minister for Dns, Carme Chacon, will in all probability his number one: in fact, his visits to Catalonia have increased in recent weeks. Chacon held this place three years ago, when the Catalan Socialists reached 25 deputies and got the best election result in its history. Aside from the question of if we will have or not cto Rubalcaba, the PSC has convened for the 28, 29 and 30 October its Congress, which among its main challenges is the define its relationship with the PSOE, following the demand of some critical sectors such as platform Nou Cicle, that recovers the own group in Congress.