Communist Collective of Catalonia

The Communist Collective of Catalonia (Catalan: Col·lectiu Comunista de Catalunya, abbreviated CCC) was a political organization in Catalonia. It was formed in 1977 as a split from the Communist Organization of Spain (Bandera Roja) (OCE (BR)).[1] Leaders of CCC included Joan Oms, Antoni Montserrat, Maria Olivares and Consol Casals.[1] CCC published Quaderns de Debat.[1]

Communist Collective of Catalonia
Col·lectiu Comunista de Catalunya
LeadersJoan Oms
Antoni Montserrat
Maria Olivares
Consol Casals
Founded1977 (1977)
Dissolved1979 (1979)
Merged intoNational Liberation Left Bloc
Nacionalistes d'Esquerra
HeadquartersBarcelona
NewspaperK.0.
IdeologyCommunism
Catalan independence
Països Catalans
Political positionRadical left

HistoryEdit

The group contested the 1979 municipal elections with the candidature Comunistes de Catalunya ('Communists of Catalonia'), winning 14,529 votes (0,55% of the votes in Catalonia) but no seats.[2] Most of the votes came from Barcelona Province, where the group got 13,145 votes (0,64%).[2] In the Barcelona City municipal election the candidature got 6,148 votes (0.77%).[3] In Badalona the group got 1,557 votes (1.82%).[2] In Girona Province the group only contested the Girona municipal election, where it got 1,384 votes (3.78%).[2] With 0.09% of the Spanish vote, Comunistes de Catalunya was the most voted party which failed to win a single councillor seat.[2]

CCC took part in the National Liberation Left Bloc (BEAN) and in the founding of Left Nationalists (NE) in 1979.[1][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Isidre Molas (2000). Diccionari dels partits polítics de Catalunya: segle XX. Enciclopèdia Catalana, S.A. p. 42. ISBN 978-84-412-0466-9.
  2. ^ a b c d e Ministerio del Interior. Municipales > Abril 1979 / C.A. Cataluña
  3. ^ Ministerio del Interior. Municipales > Abril 1979 / C.A. Cataluña / Prov. Barcelona / Mun. BARCELONA
  4. ^ Butlletí de l’Arxiu Nacional de Catalunya Archived 2014-10-27 at the Wayback Machine. No. 19, March 2008. p. 35