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Andalusian parliamentary election, 2008

Andalusian parliamentary election, 2008
Andalusia
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2004 ←
9 March 2008
→ 2012
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width="" colspan = 4 style="text-align: center" | All 109 seats of the Parliament of Andalusia
55 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 72.67%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Manuel Chaves Javier Arenas Diego Valderas
Party PSOE PP IU
Leader since 1990 2004 2000
Leader's seat Cádiz Almería Huelva
Last election 61 seats, 51.07% 37 seats, 32.23% 6 seats, 7.61%
Seats won 56 47 6
Seat change Decrease5 Increase10 Steady0
Popular vote 2,178,296 1,730,154 317,562
Percentage 48.93% 38.87% 7.13%
Swing Decrease2.14% Increase6.64% Decrease0.48%
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width="" colspan=4 style="text-align: center" | Province-level units won by PSOE (red) and PP (blue).
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President before election

Manuel Chaves
PSOE

Elected President

Manuel Chaves
PSOE

Elections to the Parliament of Andalusia were held in Andalusia in Spain on 9 March 2008, concurrently with the countrywide general election celebrated on the same day. The elections were for all 109 seats of the Andalusian Parliament, determining the President of the Andalusia autonomous community.[1][2]

Incumbent Socialist Manuel Chaves González, who had been ruling for more than a decade, was re-elected with a slightly reduced majority, but still able to govern alone. The Andalusian Party failed to enter the regional parliament for the first time, while the People's Party of Javier Arenas won 47 seats over the 37 they had held in the previous legislature.[3][4]

Background

With the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party regaining its absolute majority in Andalusia in the 2004 elections, Manuel Chaves was able to govern alone again, after 8 years of minority government with the support of the Andalusian Party. Teófila Martínez, who had been the PP's candidate for President of Andalusia in the previous two elections (1996 and 2000), was replaced by Javier Arenas as head of the Andalusian People's Party.

The province of Almeria, due to a growth in population over both the total of Andalusia and the previous elections in 2004, won a seat for a total of 12 to the loss of Cordoba, which also remained at 12.

Results

  2012 >
Party Popular Vote Seats
Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party of Andalusia
Partido Socialista Obrero Español de Andalucía – PSOE-A
2,178,296 48.93 2.14 Decrease 56 5 Decrease
PP
Partido Popular – PP
1,730,154 38.87 6.64 Increase 47 10 Increase
United Left/The Greens - Assembly for Andalusia
Izquierda Unida Los Verdes - Convocatoría por Andalucía – IULV-CA
317,562 7.13 0.48 Decrease 6 0 Steady
Other parties 225,681 5.07 2.23 Increase 0 5 Decrease
Blank votes 47,920 1.07 0.31 Decrease
Valid votes 4,499,613 99.37 0.02 Increase
Invalid votes 28,658 0.63 0.02 Decrease
Totals and voter turnout 4,528,271 72.67 1.99 Decrease 109
Electorate 6,231,087 100.00
Source: Junta de Andalucía
Popular vote
PSOE-A
  
48.93%
PP
  
38.87%
IULV-CA
  
7.13%
Others
  
5.07%
Parliamentary seats
PSOE-A
  
51.38%
PP
  
43.12%
IULV-CA
  
5.50%
Others
  
0.00%

Party vote share and seat allocation by electoral district

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Electoral District
Seats
Data Party Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Electorate Total Votes Turnout Blank Invalid

Almería
12 seats (+1)

450,023 326,967 72.66% 2,783 2,092 PP 160,011 49.68 Increase7.22 7 Increase2
PSOE-A 127,049 39.44 Decrease7.24 5 Decrease1

Cádiz
15 seats

960,009 646,192 67.31% 6,791 3,976 PSOE-A 307,160 48.34 Decrease0.16 8 Steady0
PP 245,781 38.68 Decrease7.24 6 Decrease1
IULV-CA 42,320 6.66 Decrease0.09 1 Steady0

Córdoba
12 seats (-1)

643,335 486,498 75.62% 5,886 3,236 PSOE-A 225,394 47.22 Increase0.71 6 Decrease1
PP 183,250 38.39 Increase7.17 5 Increase1
IULV-CA 45,688 9.57 Decrease1.83 1 Steady0

Granada
13 seats

717,479 532,088 74.16% 5,068 3,509 PSOE-A 243,685 46.55 Decrease3.11 6 Decrease1
PP 221,885 42.38 Increase6.48 6 Increase1
IULV-CA 38,497 7.35 Increase0.17 1 Steady0

Huelva
11 seats

382,943 269,996 70.51% 2,554 1,981 PSOE-A 139,476 52.54 Decrease0.97 6 Decrease1
PP 94,428 35.57 Increase6.45 4 Increase1
IULV-CA 20,327 7.66 Increase0.25 1 Increase1

Jaén
12 seats

530,387 416,340 78.50% 3,521 3,152 PSOE-A 220,424 53.81 Increase0.14 7 Steady0
PP 151,295 36.93 Increase4.18 5 Increase1

Málaga
16 seats

1,077,660 767,184 71.19% 8,195 4,947 PP 332,265 44.06 Increase8.94 8 Increase2
PSOE-A 329,102 43.65 Decrease4.55 7 Decrease1
IULV-CA 54,254 7.20 Decrease0.47 1 Steady0

Sevilla
18 seats

1,469,251 1,083,006 73.71% 13,122 5,765 PSOE-A 586,006 55.07 Decrease1.77 11 Steady0
PP 341,239 32.07 Increase5.45 6 Increase1
IULV-CA 78,854 7.41 Decrease0.64 1 Steady0

Total
109 seats

6,231,087 4,528,271 72.67% 47,920 28,658 PSOE-A 2,178,296 48.93 Decrease2.14 56 Decrease5
PP 1,730,154 38.87 Increase6.64 47 Increase10
IULV-CA 317,562 7.13 Decrease0.48 6 Steady0

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