The PSOE of Madrid is always a headache for the secretary general, whether he lives in Moncloa or in Ferraz. Felipe González had an important counter-power in the federation in the times when Joaquín Leguina ruled. Joaquín Almunia, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero and also Pedro Sánchez tried unsuccessfully to solve the eternal problem of leadership in the federation that Puerta del Sol has been resisting for 26 years and the City Council of the capital, for 31 years. Cristina Almeida, neither Trinidad Jiménez, nor Miguel Sebastián, much less Pepu Hernández -all of them promoted by the corresponding leader of the PSOE- managed to seize power from the PP, which in the case of the consistory only had a left-wing government parenthesis with Manuela Carmena.
Express primaries, consultation with the bases or imposition: this is how the parties have decided their candidates for the 4M