Canarian Parliament

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Canarian Parliament
Parlamento de Canarias
Type
Type
Leadership
President
Antonio Castro CordobezCC
since 25 June 2007
Structure
Seats 60
Political groups
People's Party (21)
Canarian Coalition (20)
Socialist Workers' Party (15)
Agrupación Herreña Independiente (1)
(in coalition with Canarian Coalition)
Elections
Last election
22 May 2011
Meeting place
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Website
www.parcan.es

The Canarian Parliament is the regional legislature of the Canary Islands, an autonomous community of Spain. The Parliament has sixty members, elected every four years. The parliament is based in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, one of the Canaries' two capitals.


e • d Summary of the 22 May 2011 Canarian Parliament election results
Party Ideology Votes Vote % Seats Seats ±
People's Party Liberal conservatism 288,807 31.84 21 +6
Canarian Coalition Canarian nationalism, Liberalism 225,757 24.89 21 +2[A]
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party Social democracy 190,310 20.98 15 –11
New Canaries Canarian nationalism 82,318 9.08 3 +3
Agrupación Herreña Independiente Canarian nationalism 2,163 0.24 1 -1[B]
Alternative, Yes You Can for Tenerife Socialism 19,372 2.14 0 N/A
Canarian Greens Green politics 18,777 2.07 0 ±0
Others 56,392 6.40 0 N/A
Total (turnout 61.21%) 881,733 100 60
^A Compared to CC–PNC and CC–AHI
Source: El Pais
^B In Coalition with Canarian Coalition

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 28°28′03″N 16°15′06″W / 28.46750°N 16.25167°W / 28.46750; -16.25167