Parliamentary 2011


Elections to the Cortes Generales took place on 20 November 2011.

Congress of Deputies
People’s Party (Partido Popular, PP) 186
Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (Partido Socialista Obrero Español, PSOE) 110
Convergence and Union  (Convergència i Unió, CiU) 16
The United Left  (Izquierda Unida, IU-LV) 11
Amaiur 7
Union, Progress and Democracy (Unión Progreso y Democracia, UPyD) 5
Basque Nationalist Party (Euzko Alderdi Jeltzalea, EAJ/Partido Nacionalista Vasco, PNV) 5
Galician Nationalist Bloc  (Bloque Nacionalista Galego, BNG) 2
Canarian Coalition (Coalición Canaria, CC-NC-PNC) 2
Compromís-Q 1
The Asturian Forum (Foro Asturias, FAC) 1
Geroa Bai, GBAI 1
Total 350
People’s Party  (Partido Popular, PP) 136
Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (Partido Socialista Obrero Español, PSOE) 48
Convergence and Union  (Convergència i Unió, CiU) 9
Socialists’ Party of Catalonia (Partit dels Socialistes de Catalunya)
Republican Left of Catalonia (Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya)
Initiative for Catalonia Greens (Iniciativa per Catalunya Verds)
United and Alternative Left (Esquerra Unida i Alternativa)
Basque Nationalist Party (Euzko Alderdi Jeltzalea, EAJ/Partido Nacionalista Vasco, PNV) 4
Amaiur 3
Canarian Coalition (Coalición Canaria, CC-NC-PNC) 1
Total 208

Registered electors: 34,296,458
Votes: 24,590,557
Turnout: 71,69%


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