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The Aragonese Party (Spanish: Partido Aragonés, PAR) is a political party which advocates the interests of Aragon within Spain. The party was founded in 1978 under the name Aragonese Regionalist Party, but changed its name in 1990, keeping the initials PAR. The founders of PAR included Emilio Eiroa, who later served as the President of the Government of Aragon from 1991 to 1993.[3]

Aragonese Party

Partido Aragonés
LeaderArturo Aliaga López
FoundedJanuary 1978 (1978-01)
Preceded byCentre Independent Aragonese Candidacy
HeadquartersCalle Coso 87, 50001 Zaragoza
Youth wingRolde Choben
IdeologyAragonese regionalism
Conservatism[1]
Political positionCentre[2]
ColoursOrange, Red
Aragonese Corts
3 / 67
Spanish Senate (Aragonese seats)
0 / 14
Provincial deputations
9 / 77
Local Government
658 / 4,155
Website
www.partidoaragones.es

PAR had representation in the European Parliament (1999-2004) where it sat in the European Coalition group.

Electoral performanceEdit

Cortes of AragonEdit

 
Cortes of Aragon
Election Vote % Score Seats +/– Leader Status in legislature
Status Period
1983 124,018 20.51% 3rd
13 / 66
Hipólito Gómez de las Roces Opposition 1983–1987
1987 179,922 28.14% 2nd
19 / 67
 6 Minority government 1987–1989
Minority coalition (PAR–PP 1989–1991
1991 151,420 24.68% 2nd
17 / 67
 2 Majority coalition (PAR–PP) 1991–1992
Minority coalition (PAR–PP) 1992–1993
Opposition 1993–1995
1995 143,573 20.43% 3rd
14 / 67
 3 Emilio Eiroa Majority coalition (PP–PAR) 1995–1999
1999 86,519 13.25% 3rd
10 / 67
 4 José María Mur Minority coalition (PSOE–PAR) 1999–2003
2003 79,670 11.18% 4th
8 / 67
 2 José Ángel Biel Majority coalition (PSOE–PAR) 2003–2011
2007 81,135 12.08% 3rd
9 / 67
 1
2011 62,193 9.15% 3rd
7 / 67
 2 Opposition 2011
Majority coalition (PP–PAR) 2011–2015
2015 45,846 6.86% 5th
6 / 67
 1 Arturo Aliaga Opposition 2015–2019
2019 33,978 5.08% 7th
3 / 67
 3 Majority coalition (PSOEPsCHA–PAR) 2019–present

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barberà, O., & Rodríguez, J. (2009). Los partidos de ámbito no estatal en Aragón: el Partido Aragonés y la Chunta Aragonesista. Papers: revista de sociologia, (92), 171-195. pp. 176-177
  2. ^ "El catalán de la Franja se denominará 'lapao' en Aragón". lavanguardia.com. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Muere Emilio Eiroa, expresidente de Aragón y uno de los fundadores del PAR". Heraldo de Aragón. 2013-03-10. Archived from the original on 2019-01-07. Retrieved 2013-04-05.

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