2015 Spanish local elections

  • 2015 spanish local elections

    ← 2011 24 may 2015 2019 →

    67,515 councillors in 8,122 municipal councils
    1,040 seats in 38 provincial deputations
    opinion polls
    registered35,094,964 green arrow up darker.svg1.1%
    turnout22,746,489 (64.8%)
    red arrow down.svg1.4 pp
      first party second party third party
      mariano rajoy 2015j (cropped).jpg pedro sánchez 2015h (cropped).jpg pablo iglesias 2015 (cropped).jpg
    leader mariano rajoy pedro sánchez pablo iglesias
    party pp psoe podemos
    leader since 2 september 2003 26 july 2014 15 november 2014
    last election 26,510 c., 37.5% 21,783 c., 27.8% did not contest
    seats won 22,750 20,818 699
    seat change red arrow down.svg3,760 red arrow down.svg965 green arrow up darker.svg699
    popular vote 6,057,767 5,603,112 1,689,254
    percentage 27.0% 25.0% 7.5%
    swing red arrow down.svg10.5 pp red arrow down.svg2.8 pp new party

      fourth party fifth party sixth party
      albert rivera 2015c (cropped).jpg cayolaraiu2.jpg artur mas 2015 (cropped).jpg
    leader albert rivera cayo lara artur mas
    party c's iu ciu
    leader since 9 july 2006 14 december 2008 27 november 2004
    last election 10 c., 0.2% 2,650 c., 7.4% 3,896 c., 3.5%
    seats won 1,527 2,929 3,358
    seat change green arrow up darker.svg1,517 green arrow up darker.svg279 red arrow down.svg538
    popular vote 1,467,663 1,447,402 670,891
    percentage 6.6% 6.5% 3.0%
    swing green arrow up darker.svg6.4 pp red arrow down.svg0.9 pp red arrow down.svg0.5 pp

    spainprovincemapmunicipal2015.png
    provincial results map for municipal elections

    the 2015 spanish local elections were held on sunday, 24 may 2015, to elect all 67,515 councillors in the 8,122 municipalities of spain and all 1,040 seats in 38 provincial deputations.[1] the elections were held simultaneously with regional elections in thirteen autonomous communities, as well as local elections in the three foral deputations of the basque country and the ten island councils in the balearic and canary islands.

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2015 Spanish local elections

← 2011 24 May 2015 2019 →

67,515 councillors in 8,122 municipal councils
1,040 seats in 38 provincial deputations
Opinion polls
Registered35,094,964 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg1.1%
Turnout22,746,489 (64.8%)
Red Arrow Down.svg1.4 pp
  First party Second party Third party
  Mariano Rajoy 2015j (cropped).jpg Pedro Sánchez 2015h (cropped).jpg Pablo Iglesias 2015 (cropped).jpg
Leader Mariano Rajoy Pedro Sánchez Pablo Iglesias
Party PP PSOE Podemos
Leader since 2 September 2003 26 July 2014 15 November 2014
Last election 26,510 c., 37.5% 21,783 c., 27.8% Did not contest
Seats won 22,750 20,818 699
Seat change Red Arrow Down.svg3,760 Red Arrow Down.svg965 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg699
Popular vote 6,057,767 5,603,112 1,689,254
Percentage 27.0% 25.0% 7.5%
Swing Red Arrow Down.svg10.5 pp Red Arrow Down.svg2.8 pp New party

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Albert Rivera 2015c (cropped).jpg CayoLaraIU2.jpg Artur Mas 2015 (cropped).jpg
Leader Albert Rivera Cayo Lara Artur Mas
Party C's IU CiU
Leader since 9 July 2006 14 December 2008 27 November 2004
Last election 10 c., 0.2% 2,650 c., 7.4% 3,896 c., 3.5%
Seats won 1,527 2,929 3,358
Seat change Green Arrow Up Darker.svg1,517 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg279 Red Arrow Down.svg538
Popular vote 1,467,663 1,447,402 670,891
Percentage 6.6% 6.5% 3.0%
Swing Green Arrow Up Darker.svg6.4 pp Red Arrow Down.svg0.9 pp Red Arrow Down.svg0.5 pp

SpainProvinceMapMunicipal2015.png
Provincial results map for municipal elections

The 2015 Spanish local elections were held on Sunday, 24 May 2015, to elect all 67,515 councillors in the 8,122 municipalities of Spain and all 1,040 seats in 38 provincial deputations.[1] The elections were held simultaneously with regional elections in thirteen autonomous communities, as well as local elections in the three foral deputations of the Basque Country and the ten island councils in the Balearic and Canary Islands.