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Cortes Generales
The Cortes Generales (; en, Spanish Parliament, lit=General Courts) are the bicameral Bicameralism is the practice of having a legislature A legislature is an assembly Assembly may refer to: Organisations and meetings * Deliberative assembly A deliberative assembly is a gathering of members (of any kind of collective) ... legislative chamber A legislative chamber or house is a deliberative assembly A deliberative assembly is a gathering of members (of any kind of collective) who use parliamentary procedure Parliamentary procedure is the body of ethics, Procedural law, rules, a ...s of Spain , image_flag = Bandera de España.svg , image_coat = Escudo de España (mazonado).svg , national_motto = , national_anthem = , image_map = , map_caption = , image_map2 ..., consisting of the Congress of Deputies The Congress of Deputies ( es, link=no, Congreso de los Diputados) is ...
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14th Cortes Generales
The 14th Cortes Generales is the current meeting of the Cortes Generales, the national legislature of Spain, with the membership determined primarily by the results of the November 2019 Spanish general election, general election held on 10 November 2019. The cortes met for the first time on 3 December 2019. According to the Constitution of Spain the maximum legislative term of the cortes is 4 years from the preceding election. Election The November 2019 Spanish general election, 14th Spanish general election was held on 10 November 2019. At the election the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) remained the largest party in the Senate of Spain, Senate, the upper house of the Cortes Generales, but fell short of a majority again. The PSOE also remained the largest party in the Congress of Deputies, the lower house of the Cortes Generales, fell short of a majority again. History The new senate met for the first time on 3 December 2019 and after two rounds of voting Pilar Llop (PS ...
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Geroa Bai
Geroa Bai ( eu, Yes to the Future) is a regional list of political parties in Spain, political coalition in the Chartered Community of Navarre, created for the 2011 Spanish general election, 2011 election to the Cortes Generales. It includes the Basque Nationalist Party (EAJ-PNV), Atarrabia Taldea, and the Zabaltzen partnership. These groups had shared the former coalition Nafarroa Bai, along with Eusko Alkartasuna and Aralar Party, Aralar (which entered the coalition Amaiur), and Batzarre. History Geroa Bai elected one representative to the Congress of Deputies in the general elections held in 2011 (Uxue Barkos, who had been the representative of Nafarroa Bai in her previous term).2011 results (in Spanish)
TVE Geroa Bai holds 9 seats in the much fragmented Parliament of Navarre since 2015. Since July 2015, Uxue Barkos (Ge ...
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United Left (Spain)
United Left ( es, Izquierda Unida , IU) is a federative political movement in Spain , image_flag = Bandera de España.svg , image_coat = Escudo de España (mazonado).svg , national_motto = , national_anthem = , image_map = , map_caption = , image_map2 ... that was first organized as a coalition in 1986, bringing together several left-wing political organizations, most notably the Communist Party of Spain The Communist Party of Spain ( es, Partido Comunista de España; PCE) is a Marxist-Leninist party that, since 1986, has been part of the United Left coalition, which is part of Unidas Podemos) , colours = Green Purple Red , seats1_title = Co .... IU was founded as an electoral coalition of seven parties, but the Communist Party of Spain The Communist Party of Spain ( es, Partido Comunista de España; PCE) is a Marxist-Leninist party that, since 1986, has been part of the United Left coa ...
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Podemos (Spanish Political Party)
Podemos (, translated in English as "We Can"), * ca, Podem, * gl, Podemos, is a left-wing populist political party in Spain. Part of the anti-austerity movement in Spain, it was founded in January 2014 by political scientist Pablo Iglesias Turrión and other academics in the aftermath of the 15-M Movement protests against inequality and corruption. It is on the left wing of the political spectrum. Podemos is a democratic socialist party which holds anti-austerity, anti-corruption, and anti-establishment views. It takes a soft Eurosceptic stance, and promotes direct democracy, federalism, patriotism, Republicanism in Spain, republicanism, and an alternative social democracy to that of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) through a populist rhetoric. In the 2014 European Parliament election in Spain, Podemos won 8.0% of the vote and five seats. The newly founded party's big impact received significant media attention, having defied the odds and polls, while major p ...
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Navarrese People's Union
The Navarrese People's Union ( es, Unión del Pueblo Navarro), abbreviated to UPN, is a regional Conservatism, conservative political party in Navarre, Spain. Until 2008, it was a fraternal party of the People's Party (Spain), People's Party (PP), acting as the latter's Navarrese branch. UPN is a strong opponent of Basque nationalism, and supports a Spanish regional identity for Navarre with a marginal Basque people, Basque component and separate from the Basque Country (autonomous community), Basque Country. The party's regionalist tradition dates back to the nineteenth century, in which the Spanish nation is seen to be based on 'regional liberties'. They oppose Basque nationalism. During the 1991–2008 period, UPN acted as the Navarrese branch of the PP, which, in return, did not run at Navarrese elections as a part of their agreement. During this period, UPN was the largest party in elections for the regional Parliament of Navarre and the ruling party of the Autonomous Communit ...
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Vox (political Party)
Vox (Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic languages, Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. Latin was originally spoken in the area around Rome, known as Latium. Through the power of the Roman Republic, it became ... for "voice", often stylized as VOX; ) is a conservative Conservatism is an aesthetic Aesthetics, or esthetics (), is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of beauty and taste (sociology), taste, as well as the philosophy of art (its own area of philosophy that comes out of aest ... political party A political party is an organization that coordinates candidates to compete in a particular country's elections. It is common for the members of a party to hold similar ideas about politics, and parties may promote specific political ideology ... in Spain. Founded in 2013, it is led by party president Santiago Abascal Santiago Abascal Conde (; born 14 April 1976) is a politician and the leade ...
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Canarian Coalition
The Canarian Coalition ( es, Coalición Canaria, CC) is a Regionalism (politics), regionalist, Canarian nationalism, Canarian nationalist, Conservatism, conservative list of political parties in Spain, political party in Spain operating in the Canary Islands. The party aim is for greater Autonomism (political doctrine), autonomy for the islands but not independence. The party governed the Canary Islands from 1993 to 2019. It usually negotiates with the plurality party at the Cortes to form a majority in exchange for resources for the islands. It also governs the local administrations of Tenerife, La Palma, and Fuerteventura, as well as having majority control in some of the town councils on the Canary Islands. History The coalition was formed in February 1993 from a grouping of five parties (the largest being the Canarian Independent Groups) under one banner and has governed the Canary Islands since 1993, when it replaced the former Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) adminis ...
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Together For Catalonia (2020)
Together for Catalonia ( ca, Junts per Catalunya, Junts) is a Catalonia, Catalan List of political parties in Catalonia, political party established in July 2020 by former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, announced on 2 July as a result of the foundering of negotiations with the Catalan European Democratic Party (PDeCAT) over the re-organization of the post-Democratic Convergence of Catalonia, convergent political space under the "Together for Catalonia" umbrella. The party's founding congress will take place between 25 July and 3 October, after being launched on 18 July with the public presentation of its imagery and corporate identity by Elsa Artadi and Marta Madrenas i Mir, Marta Madrenas. The new Together for Catalonia was formed by the merger of the National Call for the Republic (CNxR), the Action for the Republic (Catalonia), Action for the Republic (AxR), The Greens–Green Alternative (EV–AV) and splinter elements from the PDeCAT such as Reagrupament, Independence Ra ...
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Citizens (Spanish Political Party)
Citizens ( es, link=no, Ciudadanos ; ca, link=no, Ciutadans ; eu, link=no, Hiritarrak; gl, link=no, Cidadáns; shortened as Cs—C's until January 2017), officially Citizens–Party of the Citizenry (''Ciudadanos–Partido de la Ciudadanía''), is a liberal Liberal or liberalism may refer to: Politics *a supporter of liberalism, a political and moral philosophy **Liberalism by country *an adherent of a Liberal Party Arts, entertainment and media *''El Liberal'', a Spanish newspaper published betw ... political party in Spain. Founded in Catalonia Catalonia (; ca, Catalunya ; Aranese, Aranese Occitan: ''Catalonha'' ; es, Cataluña ) is an Autonomous communities of Spain, autonomous community in the northeastern corner of Spain, designated as a ''nationalities and regions of Spain, na ... in 2006, the party received 25.4% of votes and 36 deputies in the December 2017 Catalan regional election, making it the largest single party in the Parliament of Catalonia ...
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People's Party (Spain)
The People's Party ( es, Partido Popular ; known mostly by its acronym, PP ) is a conservative Conservatism is an aesthetic Aesthetics, or esthetics (), is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of beauty and taste (sociology), taste, as well as the philosophy of art (its own area of philosophy that comes out of aest ... and Christian-democratic Christian democracy is a political ideology that emerged in 19th-century Europe under the influence of Catholic social teaching, as well as neo-Calvinism. It was conceived as a combination of modern Democracy, democratic ideas and Christian ... political party in Spain. The People's Party was a 1989 re-foundation of People's Alliance (AP), a party led by former minister of the dictatorship Manuel Fraga Manuel Fraga Iribarne (; 23 November 1922 – 15 January 2012) was a Spanish professor and politician in Francoist Spain, who was also the founder of the People's Party (Spain), People's Party. Frag ...
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Opposition (parliamentary)
Parliamentary opposition is a form of opposition (politics), political opposition to a designated government, particularly in a Westminster system, Westminster-based parliamentary system. This article uses the term ''executive (government), government'' as it is used in Parliamentary systems, i.e. meaning ''the administration'' or ''the cabinet'' rather than ''the state''. The title of "Official Opposition" usually goes to the largest of the parties sitting in opposition with its leader being given the title "Leader of the Opposition". In First-past-the-post voting, first-past-the-post assemblies, where the Duverger's law, tendency to gravitate into two major political party, parties or party groupings operates strongly, ''government'' and ''opposition'' roles can go to the two main groupings serially in alternation. The more proportional a representative system, the greater the likelihood of multiple political parties appearing in the parliamentary Debate chamber, debating cham ...
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Aragonese Party
The Aragonese Party ( es, Partido Aragonés, PAR) is a political party which advocates the interests of Aragon within Spain. The party was founded in 1978 under the name Aragonese Regionalist Party, but changed its name in 1990, keeping the initials ''PAR''. The founders of PAR included Emilio Eiroa, who later served as the President of the Government of Aragon from 1991 to 1993. PAR had representation in the European Parliament (1999-2004) where it sat in the European Coalition group. Electoral performance Cortes of Aragon References External linksOfficial website
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