Pirate Party (Spain)

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Pirate Party

Partido Pirata (PIRATA)
PresidentDaniel Alfredo Bonfils[1]
Secretary-GeneralRicardo Senovilla[1]
TreasurerFergus Reig[1]
Founded6 December 2006
HeadquartersAv. de los Reyes de España N° 38
E-30.612 Ulea (Murcia)
IdeologyPirate politics
Freedom of information
Direct democracy
International affiliationPirate Parties International
Local Government
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The Pirate Party (Spanish: Partido Pirata; short: PIRATA, "Pirate") is a political party in Spain based on the model of the Swedish Pirate Party. It was registered by the Ministry of Interior on 6 December 2006.

The party pays attention to citizen's rights and freedom,[3] proposes a reform of the Information Society Services Law of Spain (Spanish: Ley de Servicios de la Sociedad de Información de España - LSSI), and proposes the creation of appropriate legislation for RFID. Furthermore, the party requests the accessibility of culture, and the consideration of the Internet as a basic and neutral service. PIRATA opposes any kind of Internet censorship, as well as any charges on digital media and the Internet. The party favors a declination of private monopolies and software patents. The party also proposes the use of free software in the administration.

Electoral history[edit]

General elections in Spain, 2011[edit]

On 20 November 2011 general elections were held of which the winner was the conservative People's Party. The Pirate Party did not manage to obtain any electoral representation.

Congress of Deputies[edit]

District Autonomous Community Vote Valid Percent Seats
Navarra Navarra 1.794 0.54% 0
Castellón Valencia 999 0.33% 0
Teruel Aragón 219 0.28% 0
Huesca Aragón 397 0.33% 0
Total Submitted 000 0.00% 0
Total State 000 0.00% 0


District Autonomous Community Cand.1 % C1 Cand.2 % C2 Cand.3 % C3 Seats
Navarre Navarre 2,273 0.71% 0 0% 000 0.00% 0
Castellon Valencia 2,316 0.8% 0 0% 000 0.00% 0
Total submitted 000 0.00% 0, 00 0.00% 000 0.00% 0
Total State 000 0.00% 0.00 0.00% 000 0.00% 0

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