Animalist Party Against Mistreatment of Animals

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Animalist Party Against Mistreatment of Animals

Partido Animalista Contra el Maltrato Animal
PresidentLaura Duarte[1]
Founded24 February 2003
HeadquartersMadrid
IdeologyAnimal welfare
Animal rights
Environmentalism
Participatory democracy
Pacifism
Social justice[2]
Veganism
Feminism
Political positionCentre-left[3]
European affiliationAnimal Politics EU
Colours  Green
Website
www.pacma.es

The Animalist Party Against Mistreatment of Animals[4] (Spanish: Partido Animalista Contra el Maltrato Animal; PACMA) is a Spanish political party[5] founded in Bilbao on 24 February 2003. It is focused on animal rights and animal welfare, as a part of the requirement of respect for the right to life.[6] Although its headquarters were initially in Barcelona, it is now established in Madrid.

During the Spanish elections in December 2015, PACMA received 1,034,617 votes for the Senate and 219,000 for the Congress, but did not have any representatives elected due to particularities of the Spanish Electoral Law. By number of votes, PACMA widely overcame other parties that did win seats in the Congress and Senate. In order to achieve a law in which every vote is worth the same, PACMA is now campaigning for electoral reform.[7]

Electoral performance[edit]

Cortes Generales[edit]

Cortes Generales
Election Congress Senate Leader Status
Vote % Score Seats +/– Seats +/–
2008 44,795 0.2 15th
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0 / 208
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 Ángel Esteban No seats
2011 102,144 0.4 13th
0 / 350
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0 / 208
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 Antonio Ignacio Valle No seats
2015 220,369 0.9 9th
0 / 350
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0 / 208
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 Silvia Barquero No seats
2016 286,702 1.2 8th
0 / 350
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0 / 208
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 Silvia Barquero No seats
2019 (Apr) 326,045 1.3 9th
0 / 350
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0 / 208
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 Laura Duarte No seats
2019 (Nov) 226,376 0.9 12th
0 / 350
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0 / 208
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 Laura Duarte No seats

European Parliament[edit]

European Parliament
Election Vote % Score Seats +/–
2009 41,913 0.3 9th
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2014 177,499 1.1 12th
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2019 294,657 1.3 10th
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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Equipo Humano". Partido Animalista – PACMA. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Programa electoral". Partido Animalista – PACMA. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Increased death toll stirs bullfighting controversy". Daily Sabah. Turkuvaz Communication and Publication Corporation. 20 August 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  4. ^ Infopacma english[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Amanda Figueras (19 February 2008). "Los partidos minoritarios se unen para dar a conocer sus propuestas". El Mundo (in Spanish). Madrid: Mundinteractivos, S.A. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Fin". PACMA (in Spanish). 7 March 2008. Archived from the original on 2 January 2009. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  7. ^ "PACMA wins 1 million votes in national election Spain". partyfortheanimals.nl. Retrieved 8 February 2019.

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