Ahora Repúblicas

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Republics Now

Ahora Repúblicas (Spanish)
Ara Repúbliques (Catalan)
Orain Errepublikak (Basque)
Agora Repúblicas (Galician)
Agora Republicas (Aragonese)
Agora Repúbliques (Asturian)
LeaderOriol Junqueras
Founded2019
Merger ofERC
EH Bildu
BNG
AA
Puyalón
ANC
CNC
UP
Preceded byLeft for the Right to Decide
The Peoples Decide
IdeologySecessionism
Souverainism
Republicanism
Regionalism
Democratic socialism
Left-wing nationalism
Political positionLeft-wing
European Parliament groupG-EFA (ERC and BNG)
GUE-NGL (EH Bildu)
European Parliament
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Website
ahorarepublicas.eu

Republics Now (Spanish: Ahora Repúblicas, Catalan: Ara Repúbliques, Basque: Orain Errepublikak, Galician: Agora Repúblicas, Aragonese: Agora Republicas,[1][2] Asturian: Agora Repúbliques[3][2]) is an electoral alliance formed for the 2019 European Parliament election in Spain by Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC), Basque Country Unite (EH Bildu) and Galician Nationalist Bloc (BNG) and with Oriol Junqueras as its leading candidate.[4] The second candidate of the list will be Diana Riba (wife of Raül Romeva, also imprisoned). The following candidates on the list will be shared between EH Bildu, BNG and ERC.[5] Moreover, Andecha Astur, Puyalón de Cuchas, Canarian Nationalist Alternative, National Congress of the Canaries and Unity of the People will also participate in the candidature.[6][7][8] It is a successor to the Left for the Right to Decide and The Peoples Decide coalitions in the 2014 election. ERC said that the alliance is open to other "Souverainist, republican and progressive forces".[9]

Composition[edit]

Party Scope
Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) Catalonia, Balearic Islands, Valencian Community
Basque Country Unite (EH Bildu) Basque Country, Navarre
Galician Nationalist Bloc (BNG) Galicia
Andecha Astur (AA) Asturias
Puyalón de Cuchas (Puyalón) Aragon
Canarian Nationalist Alternative (ANC) Canary Islands
National Congress of the Canaries (CNC) Canary Islands
Unity of the People (UP) Canary Islands

Electoral performance[edit]

European Parliament[edit]

European Parliament
Election Vote % Score Seats +/–
2019 1,252,139 5.58% 6th
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ahora Repúblicas un “voto de ilusión” para “llevar la voz del Aragón rebelde a Madrid y a Europa”. AraInfo. Diario libre d'Aragón. Iker González Izagirre. 6 April 2019
  2. ^ a b Boletín Oficial del Estado. 30 April 2019
  3. ^ Agora Repúbliques se presenta en Asturies de la mano de Andecha Astur. www.infoasturies.com
  4. ^ Puente, Arturo (15 January 2019). "Ahora Repúblicas, la marca de la candidatura de Junqueras con Bildu y BNG para las europeas". eldiario.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  5. ^ Camps, C. (2019). Ara Repúbliques, la marca d'ERC, Bildu i el BNG a les europees. El Nacional.
  6. ^ "Andecha Astur anuncia en su Conceyu Nacional que participará en las elecciones europeas con la coalición "Agora Repúbliques"". InfoAsturies (in Spanish). 29 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Puyalón de Cuchas participará en las europeas en la coalición "Agora Republicas"". AraInfo (in Spanish). 6 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Una coalición independentista canaria se presentará a las elecciones autonómicas". El Confidencial Autonómico (in Spanish). 29 January 2019.
  9. ^ Diana Riba, dona de Romeva, serà número dos d’ERC per a les eleccions europees. El Punt-Avui, 15/12/2018.