Andorra

Democrats win but with fewer seats


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The ruling Democrats for Andorra (DA) won the general election on 1st March, taking 15 seats and 37.03% of the vote, but they dropped five seats on the 2011 poll.

The main opposition Social Democratic Party (PS) didn’t do well either, even though they were standing in a coalition with the Greens (VD) and Citizens Initiative (IC) under the title ‘Junts’ (Together), they only managed to win three seats and 23.53% of the vote.

The new party formed in May 2013, the Social Democracy and Progress (SDP), took two seats in the 28 seat General Council but the major winners were the Liberals of Andorra (L) who won eight seats and came second in the contest to make them the official opposition.

The new parliament will sit for the first time on 23rd March and the following day all the parliamentary posts should be concluded.

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