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14th Cortes Generales

14th Cortes Generales
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Coat of Arms of the Cortes Generales.svg
Overview
Legislative bodyCortes Generales
Term3 December 2019 (2019-12-03) -
Election10 November 2019
GovernmentSánchez
Websitecortesgenerales.es
Senate
Senado de España - XIV legislatura.svg
Members265
PresidentPilar Llop (PSOE)
First Vice-PresidentCristina Narbona (PSOE)
Second Vice-PresidentPío García-Escudero (PP)
Congress of Deputies
Congreso de los Diputados de la XIV legislatura de España.svg
Members350
PresidentMeritxell Batet (PSOE)
First Vice-PresidentAlfonso Rodríguez (PSOE)
Second Vice-PresidentAna Pastor (PP)
Third Vice-PresidentGloria Elizo (UP)
Fourth Vice-PresidentIgnacio Gil (Vox)

The 14th Cortes Generales is the current meeting of the Cortes Generales, the national legislature of Spain, with the membership determined primarily by the results of the general election held on 10 November 2019. The cortes met for the first time on 3 December 2019. According to the Constitution of Spain the maximum legislative term of the cortes is 4 years from the preceding election.

Election

The 14th Spanish general election was held on 10 November 2019. At the election the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) remained the largest party in the Senate, the upper house of the Cortes Generales, but fell short of a majority again. The PSOE also remained the largest party in the Congress of Deputies, the lower house of the Cortes Generales, fell short of a majority again.[1][2]

Alliance Senate Congress of Deputies
Seats +/- Votes % Seats +/-
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party 93 Decrease30 6,792,199 28.00% 120 Decrease3
People's Party 83 Increase29 5,047,040 20.81% 89 Increase23
Vox 2 Increase2 3,656,979 15.08% 52 Increase28
Unidos Podemos-En Comú Podem 0 Steady 3,119,364 12.86% 35 Decrease7
Republican Left of Catalonia-Sovereigntists-
Republican Left of the Valencian Country
11 Steady 880,734 3.63% 13 Decrease2
Citizens 0 Decrease4 1,650,318 6.80% 10 Decrease47
Together for Catalonia 3 Increase1 530,225 2.19% 8 Increase1
Basque Nationalist Party 9 Steady 379,002 1.56% 6 Steady
EH Bildu 1 Steady 277,621 1.14% 5 Increase1
Others/blanks 6 Increase2 1,924,746 7.93% 12 Increase6
Total 208 Steady 24,258,228 100.00% 350 Steady

History

The new senate met for the first time on 3 December 2019 and after two rounds of voting Pilar Llop (PSOE) was elected as President of the Senate of Spain.[3][4]

The new congress also met for the first time on 3 December 2019 and after two rounds of voting Meritxell Batet (PSOE) was elected as President of the Congress of Deputies with the support of the Unidos Podemos-En Comú Podem (UP-ECP) and various nationalist and regionalist parties.[5][6]

Members

Senate

Congress of Deputies

References

  1. ^ "Spanish elections: Socialists win amid far-right surge". BBC News. London, U.K. 11 November 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Socialists win repeat Spanish election, Vox becomes third-biggest force in Congress". El País. Madrid, Spain. 11 November 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ Ruiz Alonso, Germán (3 December 2019). "Pilar Llop, presidenta del Senado por mayoría simple". El País (in Spanish). Madrid, Spain. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ "La socialista Pilar Llop, elegida presidenta del Senado". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). Barcelona, Spain. EFE. 3 December 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ "Catalan Socialist Meritxell Batet, reelected Spanish congress speaker". Catalan News Agency. Barcelona, Spain. 3 December 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ "Meritxell Batet y Pilar Llop, presidentas del Congreso y del Senado". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). Barcelona, Spain. EFE. 3 December 2019. Retrieved 2019.

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