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  Spain Prime Minister
RACE DETAILS
Parents > Spain > Government
OfficePrime Minister
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 05:00am Central
Polls Open June 26, 2016 - 02:00am Central
Polls Close June 26, 2016 - 03:00pm Central
Term Start October 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
Term End June 01, 2018 - 12:00am
ContributorIndyGeorgia
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia June 01, 2018 06:02am
Data Sources
Description Investiture Vote for Mariano Rajoy (31 August)¹:
YES: 170 (PP (134), C's (32), UPN (2), CC (1), FAC (1))
NO : 180 (PSOE (84), Unidos Podemos–ECP–Marea (67), ERC (9), PDECAT (8),
PNV (5), Compromís (4), EHB (2), NC (1))

Investiture Vote for Mariano Rajoy (2 September)²:
YES: 170 (PP (134), C's (32), UPN (2), CC (1), FAC (1))
NO : 180 (PSOE (84), Unidos Podemos–ECP–Marea (67), ERC (9), PDECAT (8),
PNV (5), Compromís (4), EHB (2), NC (1))

Investiture Vote for Mariano Rajoy (27 October)¹:
YES: 170 (PP (134), C's (32), UPN (2), CC (1), FAC (1))
NO : 180 (PSOE (84), Unidos Podemos–ECP–Marea (67), ERC (9), PDECAT (8),
PNV (5), Compromís (4), EHB (2), NC (1))

Investiture Vote for Mariano Rajoy (29 October)²:
YES: 170 (PP (134), C's (32), UPN (2), CC (1), FAC (1))
NO: 111 (Unidos Podemos–ECP–Marea (67), PSOE (15), ERC (9), PDECAT (8),
PNV (5), Compromís (4), EHB (2), NC (1))
ABSTENTIONS: 68 (PSOE (68))

¹: Absolute majority (176/350) required
²: Simple majority required

NOTE: Pedro Sánchez resigned his seat in Congress on the morning of October 29th; therefore, he did not vote during the investiture vote held that day.

Term End due to vote of no confidence and subsequent removal
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyPeople's Won11/20/2011
NameMariano Rajoy Votes186 (53.14%)
Term12/20/2011 - 10/29/2016 Margin76 (+21.71%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartySpanish Socialist Workers' Won06/01/2018
NamePedro Sánchez Votes180 (51.43%)
Term06/01/2018 - 01/13/2020 Margin11 (+3.14%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Dec 20, 2015 Spain Prime Minister
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PP 123PSOE 90POD 69C's 40ERC 9DL 8
PNV 6EHB 2UP 2I 1UDC 0UPyD 0
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CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Party Leader Mariano Rajoy Party Leader Pedro Sánchez Party Leader Pablo Iglesias Gabriel Rufián Francesc Homs Molist Aitor Esteban Marian Beitialarrangoitia
PartyPeople's Spanish Socialist Workers' Unidas Podemos Republican Left of Catalonia Democratic Convergence of Catalonia Basque Nationalist Euskal Herria Bildu
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Certified Votes 170 (48.57%) 85 (24.29%) 71 (20.29%) 9 (2.57%) 8 (2.29%) 5 (1.43%) 2 (0.57%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -85 (-24.29%) -99 (-28.29%) -161 (-46.00%) -162 (-46.29%) -165 (-47.14%) -168 (-48.00%)
Fusion Votes
PP People's137
C's Citizens32
CC Canarian Coalition1
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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ENDORSEMENTS
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DROPPED OUT - NO VOTES
Ana Oramas (CC)
 00, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016
Albert Rivera (C's)
 00, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016

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Oct 23, 2016 12:00pm News Spain's Socialists vote to allow Rajoy minority government  Article IndyGeorgia 

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