Spain's La Rioja Autonomous Region Votes Online For 2009 Variable Public Holidays
Posted: Sunday, June 22, 2008
The autonomous region of La Rioja had its inhabitants vote online to choose the 2 public holidays that are left at the discretion of each of Spain's autonomous regions.
The result of the online vote (which is just consultative and in which only 700 people participated) is that to compensate for the fact that November 1 and December 6 fall on a Sunday, in 2009, half of the participants selected Maundy Thursday, and Easter Monday, and 81 percent selected San José (March 19).
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