Ignacio Prendes

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Ignacio Prendes
Member of Asturian General Council
Assumed office
26 March 2012
Constituency Central
Personal details
Born José Ignacio Prendes Prendes
(1965-02-22) 22 February 1965 (age 50)
Gijón, Asturias, Spain
Political party UPyD (2007– )
Other political
C's (2006)
Occupation Lawyer

José Ignacio Prendes Prendes (born 1965 in Gijón) is a Spanish politician and member of Asturian Council with the Union, Progress and Democracy party (UPyD).

He studied law at Oviedo University.[1] In 1998, he obtained a masters degree in law and taxation in Madrid. After that, he started his own practice in Gijón, focussing in real estate law.

For a time he was a member of the Citizens-Party of the Citizenry political party. Later, he joined Plataforma Pro which was created to offer an alternative to the established parties. Out of Plataforma Pro emerged the new UPyD party, of which he has been a member since its foundation. He is currently a member of the Direction Council of the party, as coordinator of Institutional Action. In the 2012 Asturian election he headed the UPyD candidate list for the central Asturias constituency. His party received 3.75% of the vote in Asturias as a whole and 4.3% of the vote in his constituency.


  1. ^ La Nueva España (25 March 2012). "El semillero gijonés no descansa". Retrieved 26 March 2012.