Socialist Party of the Canaries

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Socialist Party of the Canaries

Partido Socialista de Canarias
LeaderJosé Miguel Rodríguez Fraga (head of the temporary caretaker committee)
PresidentCaretaker committee
Secretary-GeneralCaretaker committee
HeadquartersAv. Islas Canarias, 136, 38007 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Youth wingSocialist Youth of the Canaries
Membership (2017)6,338[1]
IdeologySocial democracy
Progressivism
Political positionCentre-left
National affiliationSpanish Socialist Workers' Party
Congress of Deputies (Canarian seats)
5 / 15
Spanish Senate (Canarian seats)
11 / 14
Canarian Parliament
25 / 70
Island councils
38 / 155
Town councillors (2015-2019)
375 / 1,337
Website
psoecanarias.com/web/

The Socialist Party of the Canaries (Spanish: Partido Socialista de Canarias, PSC-PSOE) is the Canarian federation of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), the main centre-left party in Spain since the 1970s.

Electoral performance[edit]

Parliament of the Canary Islands[edit]

Parliament of the Canary Islands
Election Vote % Score Seats +/– Leader Status in legislature
Status Period
1983 233,991 41.18% 1st
27 / 60
Jerónimo Saavedra Minority government 1983–1987
1987 185,749 27.77% 1st
21 / 60
Red Arrow Down.svg2 Opposition 1987–1991
1991 229,692 33.03% 1st
23 / 60
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg2 Majority coalition (PSOE–AIC) 1991–1993
Opposition 1993–2011
1995 183,969 23.08% 3rd
16 / 60
Red Arrow Down.svg7 Augusto Brito
1999 199,503 24.03% 3rd
19 / 60
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg3 Jerónimo Saavedra
2003 235,234 25.42% 3rd
17 / 60
Red Arrow Down.svg2 Juan Carlos Alemán
2007 322,833 34.51% 1st
26 / 60
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg9 Juan Fernando López Aguilar
2011 190,028 20.98% 3rd
15 / 60
Red Arrow Down.svg11 José Miguel Pérez García Majority coalition (CC–PSOE) 2011–2016
2015 182,006 19.89% 1st
15 / 60
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0 Patricia Hernández
Opposition 2016–2019
2019 257,642 28.85% 1st
25 / 70
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg10 Ángel Víctor Torres Majority coalition (PSOE–NCPsASG) 2019–present

Cortes Generales[edit]

Cortes Generales
Election Canary Islands
Congress Senate
Vote % Score Seats +/– Seats +/–
1977 90,567 16.55% 2nd
3 / 13
1 / 10
1979 95,220 17.82% 2nd
3 / 13
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0
1 / 11
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0
1982 239,615 36.65% 1st
7 / 13
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg4
5 / 11
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg4
1986 241,197 36.06% 1st
6 / 13
Red Arrow Down.svg1
7 / 11
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg2
1989 242,035 36.10% 1st
7 / 14
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg1
6 / 11
Red Arrow Down.svg1
1993 241,648 29.85% 2nd
5 / 14
Red Arrow Down.svg2
4 / 11
Red Arrow Down.svg2
1996 263,249 29.97% 2nd
5 / 14
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0
5 / 11
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg1
2000 186,363 22.19% 3rd
3 / 14
Red Arrow Down.svg2
1 / 11
Red Arrow Down.svg4
2004 333,084 34.45% 2nd
6 / 15
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg3
5 / 11
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg4
2008 395,182 39.57% 1st
7 / 15
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg1
7 / 11
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg2
2011 231,086 24.85% 2nd
4 / 15
Red Arrow Down.svg3
3 / 11
Red Arrow Down.svg4
2015[a] 218,413 21.97% 3rd
4 / 15
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0
1 / 11
Red Arrow Down.svg2
2016[a] 220,471 22.52% 2nd
3 / 15
Red Arrow Down.svg1
1 / 11
Arrow Blue Right 001.svg0
2019 295,474 27.83% 1st
5 / 15
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg2
8 / 11
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg7

European Parliament[edit]

European Parliament
Election Canary Islands
Vote % Score
1987 200,405 32.70% 1st
1989 181,332 34.89% 1st
1994 149,626 24.81% 2nd
1999 200,628 24.54% 3rd
2004 206,168 38.50% 2nd
2009 218,968 36.02% 2nd
2014 126,980 22.22% 2nd
2019 285,256 32.01% 1st

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Electoral alliance with New Canaries.

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