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Geroa Bai (Basque: Yes to the Future)[3][4] is a regional political coalition in the Chartered Community of Navarre, created for the 2011 election to the Cortes Generales. It includes the Basque Nationalist Party (EAJ-PNV), Atarrabia Taldea, and the Zabaltzen partnership. These groups had shared the former coalition Nafarroa Bai, along with Eusko Alkartasuna and Aralar (which entered the coalition Amaiur), and Batzarre.

Geroa Bai
LeaderUxue Barkos
Founded30 September 2011
Merger ofZabaltzen
Atarrabia Taldea
Basque Nationalist Party
Preceded byNafarroa Bai
Youth wingGazteok Bai
IdeologyBasque nationalism
Separatism[1]
National affiliationCambio-Aldaketa
Parliament of Navarre
9 / 50
Mayors[2]
3 / 272
Town councillors
47 / 1,996
Website
www.geroabai.com

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CompositionEdit

Party
Expanding (Zabaltzen)
Villava Group (AT)
Basque Nationalist Party (EAJ/PNV)

HistoryEdit

Geroa Bai elected one representative to the Congress of Deputies in the general elections held in 2011 (Uxue Barkos, who had been the representative of Nafarroa Bai in her previous term).[5] Geroa Bai holds 9 seats in the much fragmented Parliament of Navarre since 2015. Since July 2015, Uxue Barkos (Geroa Bai) presides the regional government of Navarre relying also on EH Bildu, Podemos and Izquierda-Ezkerra.

Electoral performanceEdit

Parliament of NavarreEdit

Date Votes Seats Status Size
# % ±pp # ±
2015 53,497 15.8% +0.4  1 Government 2nd
2019 60,323 17.3% +1.5  0 TBD 3rd

Cortes GeneralesEdit

NavarreEdit

Congress of Deputies
Date Votes Seats Status Size
# % ±pp # ±
2011 42,415 12.8% –5.6  0 Opposition 4th
2015 30,642 8.7% –4.1  1 N/A 5th
2016 14,343 4.3% –4.4  0 N/A 6th
2019 22,150 6.1% +1.8  0 N/A 5th
 
Senate
Date Seats Size
# ±
2011  0 4th
2015  1 *
2016  1 6th
2019  0 *

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nordsieck, Wolfram (2019). "Navarre/Spain". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  2. ^ Gehiengoak maximizatzen. Berria, 16/06/2019.
  3. ^ Landsford, T. (2014) Political Handbook of the World 2014, p. 1343 ISBN 978-1-4833-3328-1
  4. ^ Ávila López, E. (2016) Modern Spain, p. 85 ISBN 978-1-61069-600-5
  5. ^ 2011 results (in Spanish) TVE