The signature validation process the motion of censure against the president of FC Barcelona Josep Maria Bartomeu and his board of directors closed with 19,532 validated signatures of the 20,687 that were presented after this Friday the Table met to conclude the process.
Thus, the promoters, Jordi Farré and two other candidates, in addition to eight opinion groups from the Azulg3rana environment, They managed to far exceed the 16,521 necessary to carry the motion until a referendum is held. The number of invalid signatures was finally 1,155.
– Mundo Deportivo (@mundodeportivo) October 9, 2020
According to the club’s bylaws, from now on, FC Barcelona has a minimum of 10 business days and a maximum of 20 to carry out the vote. So, the deadline for holding the referendum will be November 2 and this must be communicated at least five days in advance but the most likely date according to Spanish media is Saturday, October 31.
After the validation process of the signatures, the vote of no confidence in the Barcelona board is confirmed. The referendum will be in a period of 20 days. Bartomeu against the ropes. pic.twitter.com/OydpvbnoIl
– Fernando Palomo ESPN (@fernandopalomo) October 7, 2020
The Barça club will first have to have the approval of the Generalitat of Catalonia to be able to carry out a vote of these characteristics during the pandemic and it should be remembered that the club filed a lawsuit against the process to postpone the decision of the Barça partners that surely it will end in the departure of the current board of directors.