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The Canarian People's Union (Spanish: Unión del Pueblo Canario, UPC) was a left-wing nationalist political coalition operating in the Canary Islands. The party aim was self-determination for the islands and socialism. It was a coalition between various political parties and groups, with a communist, pro-independence or nationalist ideology.

Canarian People's Union

Unión del Pueblo Canario
SpokespersonFernando Sagaseta
Founded1979 (1979)
Dissolved1986 (1986)
IdeologyCanarian nationalism
Canarian independence (some factions)
Political positionFar-left
Trade union affiliationSindicato Obrero Canario (SOC)
Congreso de los Diputados (1979-1982)
1 / 13
Town councillors in the Canary Islands (1979-1983)
29 / 1,219
Canarian Parliament (1983-1986)
2 / 60
In a coalition with Canarian Assembly


Members of the coalitionEdit

The political parties that formed the Coalition were:

Election resultsEdit

Congress of DeputiesEdit

Year Votes Vote %
1979 58,953 10.76% 1[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Canarian seats
  2. ^ "Fernando Sagaseta". Archived from the original on 2007-05-26. Retrieved 2015-05-17.