Parliament of Galicia

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This article is about the parliament of Galicia, Spain. For the historical parliament of Austro-Hungarian Galicia in Eastern Europe, see Sejm of the Land.
Parliament of Galicia
Parlamento de Galicia
IX Legislature
Parlamento de Galicia.png
Type
Type
Leadership
Miguel Ángel Santalices Vieira, PPdeG
Since 26th January 2016
Vice president
Marta Rodríguez Arias, PPdeG
Since 26th January 2016
2nd Vice president
María Soledad Soneira Tajes, PSdeG-PSOE
Since 16th November 2012
Secretary
José Manuel Balseiro Orol, PPdeG
Since 1 March 2009
Vice secretary
Concepción Burgo López, PSdeG-PSOE
Since 16th November 2012
Structure
Seats 75
Parlamento de Galicia xaneiro 2016.svg
Political groups
     Grupo Popular
     Grupo Socialista
     Grupo Nacionalista
     Grupo da AGE
     Mixed Group
Committees
Elections
Proportional representation
Last election
21st October
Meeting place
Salón de Plenos
Pazo do Hórreo
Santiago de Compostela
Galicia, Spain
Website
http://www.parlamento.gal/

The Parliament of Galicia (Galician: Parlamento de Galicia) is the unicameral legislature of the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. It is formed by 75 deputies (deputados). Deputies are elected every four years in ordinary period, or extraordinarily upon dissolution and call of elections by the President of the Xunta of Galicia, by universal suffrage in proportional lists with four constituencies, being this the Galician provinces.

Functions[edit]

The Parliament:

Seat[edit]

The Galician Parliament meets at the Pazo do Horreo in the Galician capital of Santiago de Compostela.

Current composition[edit]

The composition of the 9th legislature, to serve no further than 2016, is:

Affiliation Members
   People's Party of Galicia 41
   Socialist Party of Galicia 18
   Galician Nationalist Bloc 7
   Galician Left Alternative 6
   Mixed Group[1][2] 3
Total 75

Legislatures[edit]

  • I Legislature [3] (1981)
  • II Legislature (1985)
  • III Legislature (1989)
  • IV Legislature (1993)
  • President: Victorino Núñez Rodríguez
  • V Legislature (1997)
  • VI Legislature (2001)
  • President: José Mª García Leira
  • VII Legislature (2005)
  • VIII Legislature (2009)
  • VIII Legislature (2009)

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Coordinates: 42°52′22″N 8°32′38″W / 42.8729°N 8.5439°W / 42.8729; -8.5439