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Parliament of Galicia

Parliament of Galicia

Parlamento de Galicia
XII Legislature
Miguel Ángel Santalices Vieira, PPdeG
since 26 January 2016
Vice President
María Elena Candia López, PPdeG
since 24 May 2022
Second Vice President
María Montserrat Prado Cores, BNG
since 24 May 2022
María Corina Porro Martínez, PPdeG
since 24 May 2022
Vice Secretary
Marina Ortega Otero, PSdeG
since 7 August 2020
Political groups
Government (40)
  •   PP (40)

Opposition (35)

  • Institutional: General Administration, Justice & Interior
  • Territorial Planning, Public Works, Environment & Services
  • Economy, Tax office
  • Education & Culture
  • Health, Social Policy & Employment
  • Industry, Energy, Commerce & Tourism
  • Agriculture, Food Production, Livestock & Forestry
  • Fishing & Shellfish
Proportional representation
Last election
18 February 2024
Meeting place
Salón de Plenos
Pazo do Hórreo
Santiago de Compostela
Galicia, Spain

The Parliament of Galicia (Galician: Parlamento de Galicia) is the unicameral legislature of the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. It is formed by 75 deputies (deputados). Deputies are elected every four years in ordinary period, or extraordinarily upon dissolution and call of elections by the President of the Xunta of Galicia, by universal suffrage in proportional lists with the four Galician provinces serving as constituencies.


The Parliament:


The Galician Parliament meets at the Pazo do Hórreo in the Galician capital of Santiago de Compostela.


The 75 members of the Parliament of Galicia are elected in 4 multi-member districts using the D'Hondt method and a closed-list proportional representation for four-year terms. Each district is entitled to an initial minimum of 10 seats, with the remaining 35 seats being allocated among the four provinces in proportion to their populations. Only lists polling above 5% of the total vote in each district (which includes blank ballots—for none of the above) are entitled to enter the seat distribution.[1] However, in some districts there is a higher effective threshold at the constituency level, depending on the district magnitude.[2]

The most recent elections were held on 12 July 2020 with the People's Party of Galicia (PP) remaining the largest party with 42 seats. The Galician Nationalist Bloc (BNG) won 19 and the Socialists' Party of Galicia (PSdeG–PSOE) won 14 seats.[3] The next election is expected to take place in 2024.

Results of the elections to the Parliament of Galicia

Deputies in the Parliament of Galicia since 1981
Key to parties
Election Distribution President
3 1 1 16 24 26
Gerardo Fernández Albor (AP)
1 3 22 11 34
5 2 28 2 38
Manuel Fraga (PP)
13 19 43
18 15 42
17 17 41
13 25 37
Emilio Pérez Touriño (PSdeG–PSOE)
12 25 38
Alberto Núñez Feijóo (PP)
7 9 18 41
6 14 14 41
19 14 42
Alberto Núñez Feijóo (PP) (2020-2022)

Alfonso Rueda (PP) (2022-2024)

25 9 1 40
Alfonso Rueda (PP)


The meeting chamber of the Parliament of Galicia

See also


  1. ^ "Ley 8/1985, de 13 de agosto, de elecciones al Parlamento de Galicia" [Law 8/1985, of 13 August, of elections to the Parliament of Galicia.]. Noticias Juridicas. 20 September 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Electoral systems: effective threshold - Political Science - Trinity College Dublin". Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Resultados definitivos: Galicia | Eleccións ao Parlamento de Galicia" [Results of the election to the Parliament of Galicia 2020]. Retrieved 23 February 2022.

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