Partido Popular selects its final two candidates for next leader

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Voting is underway to find the leader of Partido Popular, following the resignation of Mariano Rajoy last month.

Pablo Casado and Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría are through to the final stage of the vote after winning the primaries.

66,706 members are electing their new leader.

The other candidates – María Dolores de Cospedal, José Manuel García-Margallo, José Ramón García-Hernández and Elio Cabanes
– all failed to make it to the second round of votes.

The party will hold its final vote on the 20th and 21st July.