People's Party of Catalonia

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People's Party of Catalonia
Partit Popular de Catalunya
President Xavier García Albiol
Secretary-General Jordi Cornet i Serra
Founded January 1989
Headquarters Calle Urgell, 249
08036 Barcelona
Youth wing Noves Generacions de Catalunya
Ideology Conservatism[1]
Christian democracy[1]
Liberal conservatism[citation needed]
Spanish nationalism
Spanish unionism[2]
Political position Centre-right to right-wing
National affiliation People's Party
Parliament of Catalonia
11 / 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 Christian democratic and conservative political party in Catalonia. It is the Catalan affiliate of the Spanish People's Party.

Electoral performance[edit]

Parliament of Catalonia[edit]

Date Votes Seats Status Size Notes
#  % ±pp # ±
1992 157,772 6.0% +0.7 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg1 Opposition 5th
1995 421,752 13.1% +7.1 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg10 Opposition 3rd government support 1996−99
1999 297,265 9.5% −3.6 Red Arrow Down.svg5 Opposition 3rd government support
2003 393,499 11.9% +2.4 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg3 Opposition 4th
2006 316,222 10.7% −1.2 Red Arrow Down.svg1 Opposition 4th
2010 387,066 12.4% +1.7 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg4 Opposition 3rd government support 2011−12
2012 471,681 13.0% +0.6 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg1 Opposition 4th
2015 349,193 8.5% −4.5 Red Arrow Down.svg8 Opposition 5th

Cortes Generales[edit]

Congress of Deputies
Date Votes Seats Size
#  % ±pp # ±
1989 336,015 10.6% −0.8 Red Arrow Down.svg2 3rd
1993 624,493 17.0% +6.4 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg4 3rd
1996 698,400 18.0% +1.0 Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 3rd
2000 768,318 22.8% +4.8 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg4 3rd
2004 626,107 15.6% −7.2 Red Arrow Down.svg6 4th
2008 610,473 16.4% +0.8 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg2 3rd
2011 716,371 20.7% +4.3 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg3 3rd
2015 418,369 11.1% −9.6 Red Arrow Down.svg6 6th
2016 464,538 13.4% +2.3 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg1 5th
 
Senate
Date Seats Size
# ±
1989 Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 3rd
1993 Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 3rd
1996 Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 3rd
2000 Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 3rd
2004 Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 4th
2008 Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 3rd
2011 Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 3rd
2015 Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 6th
2016 Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 5th

European Parliament[edit]

Date Votes Size
#  % ±pp
1989 204,624 8.6% –2.6 3rd
1994 473,716 18.5% +9.9 3rd
1999 486,471 16.9% –1.6 3rd
2004 377,104 17.8% +0.9 2nd
2009 354,876 18.0% +0.2 3rd
2014 246,698 9.8% −8.2 5th

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)

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