Democrats for Andorra

Democrats for Andorra (Catalan: Demòcrates per Andorra, DA) is a centre-right,[4] liberal-conservative political party currently in government in Andorra.

Democrats for Andorra
Demòcrates per Andorra
AbbreviationDA
PresidentXavier Espot Zamora[1]
Founded22 February 2011[2]
Preceded byReformist Coalition
HeadquartersC/Babot Camp, 13
Andorra la Vella
IdeologyLiberal conservatism[3]
Political positionCentre-right[4]
European Parliament groupEuropean People's Party
ColoursOrange
General Council
11 / 28
Website
http://www.democrates.ad/

The party was established on 22 February 2011 as the direct successor of the Reformist Coalition which ran in the 2009 election.[4] Standing as main opposition party in the 2011 Andorran parliamentary election, the Democrats for Andorra won 20 of the General Council's 28 seats, the largest majority since the passing of the Andorran Constitution in 1993.[5]

The party was formed from a union of the Liberal Party of Andorra and New Centre, with elements of the Social Democratic Party, and are supported by Lauredian Union and Andorra for Change.[4]

The party is led by Antoni Martí, who served as Prime Minister of Andorra between 2011 and 2019.

Electoral resultsEdit

General Council electionsEdit

Election Votes % Seats +/– Position Government
2011 8,553 55.15
20 / 28
  20   1st Majority
2015 5,448 37.03
15 / 28
  5   1st Majority
2019 6,248 35.13
11 / 28
  4   1st Coalition

Local electionsEdit

Election Votes % Seats +/– Position
2011 6,394 50.6
62 / 86
  62   1st
2015 4,968 37.1
45 / 80
  17   1st
2019

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://democrates.ad/organigrama/ Organigrama
  2. ^ "Martí activa Demòcrates per Andorra exigint joc net i humilitat". Diari d'Andorra. 25 February 2011. Archived from the original on 20 August 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  3. ^ Nordsieck, Wolfram (2019). "Andorra". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d Tom Lansford (15 April 2013). Political Handbook of the World 2013. SAGE Publications. p. 37. ISBN 978-1-4522-5825-6.
  5. ^ "Toni Martí obté una victòria aclaparadora amb 21 escons". Diari d'Andorra. 3 April 2011. Archived from the original on 6 April 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2011.