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IU presents a candidacy for the municipal ones that is "a true reflection of Lorca's society" (27/03/2019)

The candidate for the City of the Sun, Pedro Sosa, said that the list of his training "meets the street" with the addition of nine independents who "enrich the project by opening it to the public and to which they will contribute experience , ideas, commitment and enthusiasm ".

The candidacy also respects the same percentages of population between urban centers and county councils, so that 36% of its members are linked to different towns of Lorca

The candidate for the Mayor's office of Lorca for Left United Greens of Lorca, Pedro Sosa, has presented today the list with which this formation will attend the municipal elections of May 26 and was approved yesterday by acclamation within its assembly of militants.

Sosa explained that the candidacy of IU is "a true reflection of Lorca society" and thanked the "extraordinary generosity" of many members of his organization that "have taken a step to the side" so that they have integrated into it involved neighbors in social movements and in important collective areas.

"We wanted to merge with the street and we have achieved it".

Proof of this is the presence of nine independents "who enrich the project by opening it to the public and to which they will contribute experience, ideas, commitment and enthusiasm," said Sosa.

The headliner of IU has been especially proud that the list respects the same percentages of population between urban centers and councils that the municipality has, affected by a large geographical dispersion.

For this reason, 36% of its members are linked to towns such as La Paca, Campillo, Zarzadilla de Totana, Purias, Tercia, Rio, Cazalla or La Hoya.

The most popular neighborhoods also have a strong presence, with candidates from San Cristóbal, La Viña, San José, San Diego, Apolonia, San Pedro or Alameda de Cervantes.

The candidature is parity (11 women and 13 men) and has an average age of 42 years, although its members include six children of 31 of whom three, Marta Romera (n ° 10), Chechu Muñoz (n ° 15) and María Pallarés (n ° 16), are part of the Young Left.

In addition to Sosa, three other posts of the candidacy were elected in the primary elections that IU Lorca held last July.

They are those who occupy Gloria Martin (n ° 2), political scientist and current councilor;

Isabel Quiñonero (n ° 3), official of the Murcian Health Service;

and Martín Campoy (n ° 4), Bachelor of Science in Documentation and former president and founder of the Cultural Association 'Metal Lorca'.

The number 5 is for Jaime García, Industrial Technical Engineer and professor of Technology in a high school, as well as actor and monologue.

García, who is also an elite athlete, is part of the Asdifilor board, since he coexists with a limitation of his mobility since he was 20 years old.

Among the members of the list of UI to the Municipalities are also Maite Giner (n ° 6), co-spokesperson of the Platform of affected by the return of aid from earthquakes;

José Reinaldos (n ° 7), former president and founder of the Platform of those affected by the Lorca floods;

and Conce Bravo (n ° 14), spokesperson of the Platform 'Stop cebaderos next to housing', collectives with which Izquierda Unida has been working intensely for several years.

"For us it is important that their struggle is represented in our project as a sign of our commitment, their demands are a priority for IU," explained Sosa.

The same happens with Marisa Arcas (n ° 18), treasurer of the Rio residents' association, and one of the priorities of IU will be "to recover the pulse of the neighborhood movement as an engine of the municipality's social development".

The candidacy also has a significant presence of teachers, which reflects the commitment of IU for quality public education.

For this reason, he has Andres Vicente (n ° 9), teacher of Musical Education as well as international social activist;

Fran Sánchez (n ° 17), Professor of Philosophy at the IES Prince of Asturias;

Joaquín Marín (n ° 19), Agricultural Technical Engineer and professor of FP in the CIFEA of Lorca;

Enrique González (n ° 22), philosopher and theologian and Head of Studies at IES Ramón Arcas Meca;

and José García Murcia (n ° 24), Professor of Physical Education at IES Ibánez Martín.

The defense of the environment and sustainable development is another of the strong points of the list, with members such as lawyer and political scientist Javier Fernández (n ° 8) member of Ecologists in Action;

and the Industrial Technology Engineer, Juana Mari Abad (n ° 11), treasurer of the Murcian Herpetology Association and a contributor to Global Nature and Acude.

In the social-health field, the IU list includes the psychologist Marina Alcázar (n ° 13), who works as a social educator in the NGO 'El Buen Camino';

the social graduate and collaborator of the Red Cross Francisco Ruiz (n ° 20);

and the nurse Raquel Reinaldos (n ° 21).

It also includes prominent representatives of the world of culture such as Manuel Muñoz Clares (n ° 12), founder of the Association for the Defense of the Historical Heritage of Lorca and official of the Municipal Archive;

María Jesús Quiñonero (n ° 23), technician in companies and tourism activities and also a city council worker;

or Antonio Manzanera (n ° 25), director of the Municipal Music Band.

The candidacy closes, as substitutes, veteran social activists such as Remedios Corbalán (n ° 26), awarded the Diploma of Distinguished Services to the City of Lorca and pioneer in all the social movements of the La Viña district;

Maribel López (n ° 27), entrepreneur, historical activist of IU and Prize for Working Women;

and Pedro Martínez Laborda, historical trade unionist of CC.OO., member and founder of 'Yayoflautas Lorca' and organizer of the Marches of Dignity.


51 years.

Worker of the meat industry, is president of the Company Committee of 'La Comarca' thanks to the majority vote of the workers.

Active unionist in CC.OO.

His whole life has been linked to the Barrio de San Cristóbal and the Paso Encarnado.

Not in vain, the pride for its origins and the strong defense it makes of the interests of its neighbors, led him to be named honorary member of the 'Rabaleros' association.

He is Councilor of IU-Green in the City of Lorca since 2007. As an institutional representative of Lorca, is characterized by its accessibility, closeness and extraordinary ability to work.

Sosa goes out of his way to attend to the needs of any citizen, also of those who are far from their political positions.


43 years.

Degree in Political Science and Administration from the Complutense University of Madrid and Auxiliary Technician in Nursing.

Although his professional career is fundamentally linked to corporate communication, he is currently studying for the second year of the Degree in Law at the Miguel Hernández de Elche public university, a vocation born of his work in defense of those affected by the return of earthquake aid. de Lorca, from which he selflessly advises more than 600 families.

He lives in the neighborhood of La Viña and is linked to La Paca, where he is a member of the Irrigation Community 'Campo Alto'.

Councilor since November 2016.


53 years.

Official of the administrative area of ​​the Murcian Health Service.

Defender of gender equality, she has been the secretary of the Women's Association of San Cristóbal, a neighborhood to which she is linked since her birth.

Currently, she holds this position in the association "Thirteen Roses", from which the contribution of Lorca women in different labor, social and cultural fields is recognized.

A lover of nature, he is also a founding member of the Club Senderista "La Carrasca".

She is a member of Cruz Roja.


36 years.

Bachelor of Science in Documentation and Diploma in Library Science and Documentation.

He works as a documentalist in a company from Cartagena developing software.

Member of the association 'Lorca for its heritage'.

He was president of the cultural association 'Metal Lorca' and promoter of the 2010-2013 and 2016 editions of the festival promoted by this group.

Live in the neighborhood of 'El Gato'.


38 years.

Industrial Technical Engineer specialized in Electricity.

He works as a technology teacher in a secondary school.

Actor and monologist is part of the comedy company lorquina 'Cojodenudo'.

He has participated in several short films for the awareness in the prevention of drug consumption, against sexist violence and for equality.

He is part of the management team of the Association of people with physical and organic disabilities of Lorca - Asdifilor, since he coexists with a mobility limitation since he was 20 years old.

An elite sportsman, he practices swimming, adapted cycling, athletics and triathlon.

Work in the promotion of adapted sports through different groups.



49 years.

Lives in the neighborhood of San Pedro.

Former employee of Lorca Industrial, currently works as a waitress in a well-known bar in the historic center.

Activist of the animal movement is also passionate about sports.

She was a footballer and founder of the board of Lorca Féminas AD She is co-spokesperson of the Platform of Affected by the Return of the Aid of the Earthquakes of Lorca.



39 years.

He has studied the FP II of Electricity, working in this industrial branch in private companies since 1998. For more than a decade he has been employed in the Hinojar Purines cogeneration plant.

He was the founder and president of the Plataforma de Affected by the Floods of Lorca in 2012, of which he was a direct victim.

Natural de Campillo, is a member of his neighborhood association.


52 years.


Bachelor of Law and Political Science and Administration.

He has worked for the municipal groups of IU in Lorca and in Murcia.

He has been legal advisor to the Ombudsman of the Region of Murcia.

Member of ecologists in action.

Military in CC.OO., where he was a member of his county address.


28 years.

Diploma in Musical Teaching by the University of Almería.

Student of oppositions and bilingual teacher in an Almerian educational center.

International social activist

He has collaborated in the European youth program "Youth in Action" in the United Kingdom, Germany and Poland and in humanitarian projects in Greece.

Born in the neighborhood of San José, he is a collaborator of the 'Colectivo Solidario por la Convivencia en Lorca'.


25 years.

Graduated in English Philology from the University of Murcia.

Master in Teacher Training.

Natural of Zarzadilla de Totana.

It emphasizes its work in the cultural impulse and the dynamism of the youth of the Highlands of Lorca, where it fights against the depopulation of this natural region.

Member of the Lorca Young Left.


30 years

Engineer in Industrial Technologies.

Currently working in a company's propulsion systems.

Bilingual French

Natural of Purias.

With a marked environmental profile, she is the treasurer of AHEMUR - Asociación Herpetológica Murciana, and has collaborated as a translator with the Global Nature and ACUDE organizations.



59 years

Degree in History from the University of Murcia.

Municipal official of the historical archive of Lorca.

Founding member of the Association for the Defense of Cultural Heritage.



26 years.

Graduated in Psychology.

Studying a Master in child and youth psychology: intervention techniques and strategies.

She works as a social educator in 'El Buen Camino', a regional Christian NGO dedicated to the integration of drug addicts.

Neighbor of Campillo.



44 years.

Technical Specialist in Production in Apparel Industries, currently working as a butcher in a supermarket located in La Hoya, council in which resides.

Due to its family origins, it is also linked to Tercia.

He is spokesman of the Platform 'Stop cebaderos next to houses' from the one that defends the right to the health of neighbors of the towns of Campillo, Tercia, Pozo Higuera or La Hoya and vindicates the approval of a municipal ordinance that conciliates the residential uses and cattlemen in the orchard Lorca.



25 years.

He studied Political Science and Public Management at the University of Murcia.

Neighbor from the neighborhood of San José, he is a student activist in defense of public education and a quality university.

He is the spokesperson for Izquierda Joven Lorca, an organization from which they claim specific policies for young people in the municipality.


18 years.

Student of Political Sciences and Public Management at the University of Murcia.

Student activist, is a member of the Student Delegation.

Live in the neighborhood of San Diego.

Member of the Lorca Young Left.


45 years.

Degree in Philosophy from the University of Granada.

He is a professor of Philosophy and RMI at the Prince of Asturias IES of Lorca.

Together with José Antonio Pujante, he has carried out the educational project entitled "The debate as a didactic tool", and participates actively in the IRIS program: Educate in transparency.

He has also given training courses for teachers at the CPR on the ethics of teaching.

Amateur of photography since he was 15 years old, he has carried out numerous exhibitions and participated in numerous photographic contests in which he has won nine first prizes in various categories.

He is a founding member of Fotolorca, photographic association José Rodrigo.

Live in Cazalla.



34 years.

She has worked as a saleswoman in clothing stores and as a mechanic in a car workshop.

He is currently unemployed to devote himself to raising his two-year-old daughter.

Neighbor of Rio, is secretary of its association of neighbors, from which they demand greater attention from the City Council to this deputation.

Linked to the Incarnate Step.



44 years.

Agricultural Technical Engineer.

Technical Professor of Vocational Training imparting formative cycles of the Agrarian Professional Family in the Integrated Center of Training and Agricultural Experiences of Lorca-CIFEA.

He is the author of didactic publications in the modules of "Management and Organization of Nurseries" and "Implementation of Crops in Conventional and Ecological Agriculture".

Currently, he also works in training projects related to Ecological Agriculture, Sustainable Development and respect for the Environment.



49 years.

Social graduated.

Administrative and accounting technician, profession that he has practiced in a private company for more than 20 years.

Born in the neighborhood of La Viña, where he lives.

Participates in different social and neighborhood movements.

Partner and collaborator of the Red Cross.


42 years.

Graduate in nursing.

Specialist Laboratory Technician and Nursing Assistant.

Source: IU-verdes Lorca

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