In contrast to the boos and the “Let me vote for you” tchapote» with which Pedro Sánchez was received one more year upon his arrival at the Armed Forces parade, the presence of Don Felipe and Doña Letizia yesterday triggered cheers and applause among the public attending the central event on October 12 in Madrid. This show of respect for the Crown at street level fits with the majority sentiment of citizens, who broadly support the institutional role assigned to the Monarchy.
This is confirmed by a survey carried out by Sigma Dos for EL MUNDO newspaper which concludes that 57.6% of those consulted consider that the Reyes They represent the country well, compared to 32% who have a diametrically opposite opinion. One in 10 interviewees has chosen, in turn, not to answer this question.
Support for Your Majesties, In any case, it is not monolithic and experiences very notable oscillations depending on the ideology of the person who pronounces on the matter. Through the political lens, the voters of the PP They are the most enthusiastic when it comes to highlighting their work (86% of the total), followed at a considerable distance by those who on July 23 opted for the Vox ballot (63.3%) and even greater by those who gave their support at the polls to PSOE (53,9%).
On the scale of royal support, those who occupy the lowest position are Sumar’s supporters: only 27.6% of those in the orbit of the party led by the vice president of the Government Yolanda Díaz believe that Don Felipe and Doña Sofía They do their job correctly. Attachment is even higher in the “other parties” category -38.7%-, despite the fact that it includes all nationalist and independence forces.
According to the conclusions of the survey, prepared with a sample of 2,603 telephone interviews carried out between October 9 and 13, affection for the Crown increases proportionally to the age of Spaniards. The highest level of support for the institution is found among citizens aged 65 or over (64.7%), followed by those between 45 and 64 years old (61.8%), those between 30 and 44 years old. (51.2%) and those between 18 and 29 years old (46.9%). Support is also slightly higher among women (58.5%) than men (56.7%).