Euskal Herria Bildu
|Basque Country Unite|
Basque nationalism (Left-wing nationalism)
|European affiliation||European United Left–Nordic Green Left|
|Politics of Spain
EHB was officially launched on 10 June 2012 in San Sebastián by five founding components: Eusko Alkartasuna, Aralar, Alternatiba, Sortu, and independents of ezker abertzalea (groups and independent individuals from the Basque leftist-nationalist milieu, most of whom had been members of Batasuna), all of whom had been previously members of the Amaiur coalition. On 3 July 2012 Laura Mintegi was chosen as candidate for Lehendakari in the 2012 Basque parliamentary election. Mintegi, a professor at the University of the Basque Country, formerly stood as a candidate for Herri Batasuna.
2012 Basque Parliament Elections
The election for the Basque Parliament that took place on 21 October 2012 saw EH Bildu take second place behind the more established EAJ-PNV. The coalition party won 21 out of 75 seats with 25% of the popular vote. No single party won a majority in this election.
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overall seats won
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