Head of State:HM King Juan Carlos I

Head of Government:Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy

Congress of Deputies (Congreso de los Diputados):350 members

Last election:Legislative, 20 November 2011

Next election:Legislative, due by November 2015

Parliamentary elections

EP elections

Spain elects 50 members to the European Parliament. The electoral system is based on proportional representation. In the 2009 elections to the European Parliament, Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's party PSOE came second to the opposition party PP, who won 42.12 percent of the votes and 23 seats..[read more]

Election results 2009, main parties. NUTS 2

EU related referendums

In 2005 the Spanish government decided to call for a consultative referendum on the European Constitution for 20 February as part of its foreign policy..[read more]

Referendum on the Ratification of the EU Constitution, 2005. NUTS 2