Conservative Union (Spain)

The Conservative Union (Spanish: Unión Conservadora, UC) was a Spanish political party created in 1892 by Francisco Silvela as a split from the Liberal Conservative Party.

Conservative Union
Unión Conservadora
LeaderFrancisco Silvela
Founded1892 (1892)
Dissolved1899 (1899)
Split fromLiberal Conservative Party
Merged intoLiberal Conservative Party
IdeologyLiberal conservatism
Monarchism
Political positionCentre-right

In 1899 it merged again into the Liberal Conservative Party.[1]

Electoral performanceEdit

Restoration CortesEdit

Election Popular vote Seats Leader Outcome
Votes % #
1893 #4
17 / 401
Francisco Silvela PL majority
1896 #3
12 / 401
PLC majority
1898 #2
82 / 401
PL majority
1899 #1
228 / 402
UC–PLC majority

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Partido Liberal Conservador (1868-1931)" (in Spanish). historiaelectoral.com. Retrieved 2016-12-25.