Socialist Party of the Canaries

The Socialist Party of the Canaries (Spanish: Partido Socialista de Canarias, PSC-PSOE) is the Canarian federation of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), the main centre-left party in Spain since the 1970s.

Socialist Party of the Canaries

Partido Socialista de Canarias
LeaderJosé Miguel Rodríguez Fraga (head of the temporary caretaker committee)
PresidentCaretaker committee
Secretary-GeneralCaretaker committee
HeadquartersAv. Islas Canarias, 136, 38007 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Youth wingSocialist Youth of the Canaries
Membership (2017)6,338[1]
IdeologySocial democracy[2]
Progressivism
Political positionCentre-left
National affiliationSpanish Socialist Workers' Party
Congress of Deputies (Canarian seats)
5 / 15
Spanish Senate (Canarian seats)
8 / 14
Canarian Parliament
25 / 70
Island councils
38 / 155
Town councillors (2015-2019)
375 / 1,337
Website
psoecanarias.com/web/

Electoral performanceEdit

Parliament of the Canary IslandsEdit

Parliament of the Canary Islands
Election Votes % # Seats +/– Leading candidate Status in legislature
1983 233,991 41.18% 1st
27 / 60
Jerónimo Saavedra Minority
1987 185,749 27.77% 1st
21 / 60
 2 Jerónimo Saavedra Opposition
1991 229,692 33.03% 1st
23 / 60
 2 Jerónimo Saavedra Majority (PSOE–AIC)
Opposition (from Apr. 1993)
1995 183,969 23.08% 3rd
16 / 60
 7 Augusto Brito Opposition
1999 199,503 24.03% 3rd
19 / 60
 3 Jerónimo Saavedra Opposition
2003 235,234 25.42% 3rd
17 / 60
 2 Juan Carlos Alemán Opposition
2007 322,833 34.51% 1st
26 / 60
 9 Juan Fernando López Aguilar Opposition
2011 190,028 20.98% 3rd
15 / 60
 11 José Miguel Pérez García Coalition (CC–PSOE)
2015 182,006 19.89% 1st
15 / 60
 0 Patricia Hernández Coalition (CC–PSOE)
Opposition (from Dec. 2016)
2019 258,255 28.88% 1st
25 / 70
 10 Ángel Víctor Torres Coalition (PSOE–NCPodemosASG)

Cortes GeneralesEdit

Cortes Generales
Election Canary Islands
Congress Senate
Votes % # Seats +/– Seats +/–
1977 90,567 16.55% 2nd
3 / 13
1 / 10
1979 95,220 17.82% 2nd
3 / 13
 0
1 / 11
 0
1982 239,615 36.65% 1st
7 / 13
 4
5 / 11
 4
1986 241,197 36.06% 1st
6 / 13
 1
7 / 11
 2
1989 242,035 36.10% 1st
7 / 14
 1
6 / 11
 1
1993 241,648 29.85% 2nd
5 / 14
 2
4 / 11
 2
1996 263,249 29.97% 2nd
5 / 14
 0
5 / 11
 1
2000 186,363 22.19% 3rd
3 / 14
 2
1 / 11
 4
2004 333,084 34.45% 2nd
6 / 15
 3
5 / 11
 4
2008 395,182 39.57% 1st
7 / 15
 1
7 / 11
 2
2011 231,086 24.85% 2nd
4 / 15
 3
3 / 11
 4
2015[a] 218,413 21.97% 3rd
4 / 15
 0
1 / 11
 2
2016[a] 220,471 22.52% 2nd
3 / 15
 1
1 / 11
 0
2019 (Apr) 295,474 27.83% 1st
5 / 15
 2
8 / 11
 7
2019 (Nov) 273,596 28.88% 1st
5 / 15
 0
7 / 11
 1

European ParliamentEdit

European Parliament
Election Canary Islands
Votes % #
1987 200,405 32.70% 1st
1989 181,332 34.89% 1st
1994 149,626 24.81% 2nd
1999 200,628 24.54% 3rd
2004 206,168 38.50% 2nd
2009 218,968 36.02% 2nd
2014 126,980 22.22% 2nd
2019 287,033 32.01% 1st

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Electoral alliance with New Canaries.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1.100.000 papeletas, 5.000 urnas y 187.949 militantes: todo listo para las primarias. El Confidencial, 19/05/2017.
  2. ^ Nordsieck, Wolfram (2003). "Canary Islands/Spain". Archived from the original on 9 February 2005. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)