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lunes, 21 de noviembre de 2011

SPANISH GENERAL ELECTION 2011

A legislative election for the Cortes Generales in Spain was held on 20 November 2011. The elections were for 350 seats in the Congress of Deputies, which will determine who becomes the Prime Minister of Spain. Elections were also held for the 208 directly elected seats in the upper house, the Senate. The Popular Party (PP), led by Mariano Rajoy won an absolute majority in the elections, ending the rule of the Spanish Socialist  Party (PSOE).


Spanish general election, 2011
Spain

2008 ←20 November 2011→ Next

All 350 seats of the Congress of Deputies and 208 of 264 seats in the Senate
176 seats needed for a majority
Opinion polls
Majority partyMinority partyThird party
MarianoRajoy.jpgAlfredo Pérez Rubalcaba 2010.pngCayo Lara en Villalar.jpg
LeaderMariano RajoyAlfredo Pérez RubalcabaCayo Lara
PartyPopular PartyPSOEUnited Left
Leader since4 September 20039 July 201114 December 2008
Last election154 seats, 39.94%169 seats, 43.87%2 seats, 2.45%
Seats won18611011
Seat changeincrease32decrease59increase9
Popular vote10,830,6936,973,8801,680,810
Percentage44.62%28.73%6.92%
Swingincrease4.68%decrease15.14%increase450%

Prime Minister of Spain before election
Elected Prime Minister of Spain



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