On Saturday, 95.65% of nominated Popular Party electors from around the country chose to reelect Mariano Rajoy as the chairman of their party, during the party's 18th conference, held in Madrid.

No other candidate chose to compete against Mr. Rajoy, although his victory was slightly smaller than in 2012, when he won 97.56% of the vote.

Despite his resounding, uncontested win, he insisted the PP was party that was open to reform and change: "We are people who are capable of evolving and adapting, we are not a rigid, immovable structure. We change when it is necessary to adapt and remai...