People's Party of Catalonia

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People's Party of Catalonia
Partit Popular de Catalunya
President Xavier García Albiol
Secretary-General Santi Rodríguez Serra
Spokesperson Alejandro Fernández Álvarez
Founded January 1989
Headquarters Calle Urgell, 249
08036, Barcelona
Youth wing New Generations of Catalonia
Ideology Conservatism[1]
Christian democracy[1]
Spanish unionism[2]
Political position Centre-right[3][4][5][6] to
right-wing[7][8][9][10]
National affiliation People's Party
European Parliament group European People's Party
Parliament of Catalonia
4 / 135
Congress of Deputies
5 / 47
Senate
1 / 24
Local Government (2015-2019)
214 / 9,132
Mayors (2015-2019)
1 / 946
Website
www.ppcatalunya.com

The People's Party of Catalonia (Catalan: Partit Popular de Catalunya, Spanish: Partido Popular de Cataluña, PP or PPC) is a conservative and Christian democratic political party in Catalonia. It is the Catalan affiliate of the Spanish People's Party.

Electoral performance[edit]

Parliament of Catalonia[edit]

Parliament of Catalonia
Election Vote % Seats Status Leader
1992 157,772 (#5) 5.97
7 / 135
Opposition Alejo Vidal-Quadras
1995 421,752 (#3) 13.08
17 / 135
Opposition Alejo Vidal-Quadras
1999 297,265 (#3) 9.51
12 / 135
Opposition Alberto Fernández Díaz
2003 393,499 (#4) 11.89
15 / 135
Opposition Josep Piqué
2006 316,222 (#4) 10.65
14 / 135
Opposition Josep Piqué
2010 387,066 (#3) 12.37
18 / 135
Opposition Alicia Sánchez-Camacho
2012 471,681 (#4) 12.98
19 / 135
Opposition Alicia Sánchez-Camacho
2015 349,193 (#5) 8.49
11 / 135
Opposition Xavier García Albiol
2017 185,670 (#7) 4.24
4 / 135
Opposition Xavier García Albiol

Cortes Generales[edit]

Congress of Deputies
Election Catalonia
Vote % Seats
1989 336,015 (#3) 10.64
4 / 46
1993 624,493 (#3) 17.04
8 / 47
1996 698,400 (#3) 17.96
8 / 46
2000 768,318 (#3) 22.79
12 / 46
2004 626,107 (#4) 15.58
6 / 47
2008 610,473 (#3) 16.40
8 / 47
2011 716,371 (#3) 20.70
11 / 47
2015 418,369 (#6) 11.12
5 / 47
2016 464,538 (#5) 13.36
6 / 47
 
Senate
Election Catalonia
Vote % Seats
1989
0 / 16
1993
0 / 16
1996
0 / 16
2000
0 / 16
2004
0 / 16
2008
0 / 16
2011
0 / 16
2015
0 / 16
2016
0 / 16

European Parliament[edit]

European Parliament
Election Catalonia
Vote %
1989 204,624 (#3) 8.60
1994 473,716 (#3) 18.50
1999 486,471 (#3) 16.90
2004 377,104 (#2) 17.81
2009 354,876 (#3) 18.02
2014 246,698 (#5) 9.81

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nordsieck, Wolfram. "Parties and Elections in Europe". parties-and-elections.eu. Retrieved 2017-10-27. 
  2. ^ El PP se presenta como el único partido 'unionista' de Cataluña frente a la autodeterminación anunciada por Mas, eldiario.es (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Jansen, Thomas; Van Hecke, Steven (2011). At Europe's Service: The Origins and Evolution of the European People's Party. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 53. ISBN 9783642194146. The right-wing Conservative AP was now transformed into a party of the centre-right: it was renamed People's Party (Partido Popular, PP) in the spring of 1989. 
  4. ^ Newton, Michael T. (1997). Institutions of Modern Spain: A Political and Economic Guide. Cambridge University Press. p. 200. ISBN 9780521575089. Since the 're-launch' of 1989, the party has established itself clearly as a party of the centre-right... 
  5. ^ Meyer Resende, Madalena (2014). Catholicism and Nationalism: Changing Nature of Party Politics. Routledge. p. xix. ISBN 9781317610618. In 1989 the AP transformed into the Partido Popular (PP) – a coalition of center-right forces... 
  6. ^ Matuschek, Peter (2004). "Who Learns from Whom: The Failure of Spanish Christian Democracy and the Success of the Partido Popular". In Steven Van Hecke, Emmanuel Gerard. Christian Democratic Parties in Europe Since the End of the Cold War. Leuven University Press. p. 243. ISBN 9789058673770. 
  7. ^ Ferreiro, Jesus; Serrano, Felipe (2001). Philip Arestis; Malcolm C. Sawyer, eds. The economic policy of the Spanish Socialist governments: 1982–1996. The Economics of the Third Way: Experiences from Around the World. Edward Elgar Publishing. p. 155. ISBN 1843762838. Retrieved 2015-01-30. 
  8. ^ Encarnación, Omar G. (2008). Spanish Politics: Democracy After Dictatorship. Polity. pp. 61–64. ISBN 0745639925. Retrieved 2015-01-30. 
  9. ^ Íñigo-Mora, Isabel (2010). Cornelia Ilie, ed. Rhetorical strategies in the British and Spanish parliaments. European Parliaments Under Scrutiny: Discourse Strategies and Interaction Practices. John Benjamins Publishing. p. 332. ISBN 9027206295. Retrieved 2015-01-30. 
  10. ^ DiGiacomo, Susan M. (2008). Sharon R. Roseman; Shawn S. Parkhurst, eds. Re-presenting the Fascist Classroom: Education as a Space of Memory in Contemporary Spain. Recasting Culture and Space in Iberian Contexts. SUNY Press. p. 121. ISBN 0791479013. Retrieved 2015-01-30. 

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