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Results breakdown of the 1979 Spanish local elections (Asturias)

This is the results breakdown of the local elections held in Asturias on 3 April 1979. The following tables show detailed results in the autonomous community's most populous municipalities, sorted alphabetically.[1][2]

Overall

Councillor share for parties securing >1.0% of councillors up for election.

  UCD (37.28%)
  PSOE (27.72%)
  PCE (14.44%)
  CD (7.46%)
  Other (13.1%)
Summary of the 3 April 1979 municipal election results in Asturias
Parties and alliances Popular vote Councillors
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 171,026 34.10 n/a 290 n/a
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 161,452 32.19 n/a 390 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 81,831 16.31 n/a 151 n/a
Democratic Coalition (CD) 33,887 6.76 n/a 78 n/a
Communist MovementOrganization of Communist Left (MCA–OIC) 7,631 1.52 n/a 1 n/a
Gijonese Candidacy for Popular City Council (CGAyPop) 4,717 0.94 n/a 0 n/a
Independent Movement of Gijón Neighborhoods (MIBG) 2,252 0.45 n/a 0 n/a
Peasants' Unity (UC) 2,175 0.43 n/a 6 n/a
Workers' Revolutionary Organization (ORT) 1,904 0.38 n/a 0 n/a
Popular Workers' Candidacy (COP) 1,333 0.27 n/a 0 n/a
Communist Organization of Spain (Red Flag) (OCE–BR) 755 0.15 n/a 0 n/a
Party of Labour of Spain (PTE) 498 0.10 n/a 1 n/a
Workers' Communist Party (PCT) 474 0.09 n/a 0 n/a
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (historical) (PSOEh) 321 0.06 n/a 0 n/a
Revolutionary Communist League (LCR) 260 0.05 n/a 0 n/a
Republican Left (IR) 181 0.04 n/a 0 n/a
Others 30,916 6.16 n/a 129 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 501,613 100.00 1,046 n/a
Valid votes 501,613 99.11 n/a
Invalid votes 4,487 0.89 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 506,100 58.14 n/a
Abstentions 364,323 31.86 n/a
Registered voters 870,423
Sources[1][3][4]
Popular vote
PSOE
34.10%
UCD
32.19%
PCE
16.31%
CD
6.76%
MCAOIC
1.52%
Others
9.13%
Blank ballots
0.00%

City control

The following table lists party control in the most populous municipalities, including provincial capitals (shown in bold).[1]

Municipality Population New control
Avilés 89,285 Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)
Gijón 253,294 Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)
Langreo 62,973 Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)
Mieres 62,513 Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)
Oviedo 179,866 Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD)
San Martín del Rey Aurelio 29,073 Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)
Siero 39,179 Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)

Municipalities

Avilés

Population: 89,285
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of Avilés election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 15,091 40.71 n/a 11 n/a
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 13,462 36.32 n/a 10 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 6,155 16.61 n/a 4 n/a
Communist MovementOrganization of Communist Left (MCA–OIC) 1,424 3.84 n/a 0 n/a
Workers' Revolutionary Organization (ORT) 399 1.08 n/a 0 n/a
Democratic Coalition (CD) 355 0.96 n/a 0 n/a
Republican Left (IR) 181 0.49 n/a 0 n/a
Party of Labour of Spain (PTE) 0 0.00 n/a 0 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 37,067 25 n/a
Valid votes 37,067 99.35 n/a
Invalid votes 244 0.65 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 37,311 59.72 n/a
Abstentions 25,162 40.28 n/a
Registered voters 62,473
Sources[1][5][6]

Gijón

Population: 253,294
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of Gijón election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 41,686 41.35 n/a 13 n/a
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 28,978 28.74 n/a 9 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 15,270 15.15 n/a 4 n/a
Democratic Coalition (CD) 5,459 5.41 n/a 1 n/a
Gijonese Candidacy for Popular City Council (CGAyPop) 4,717 4.68 n/a 0 n/a
Independent Movement of Gijón Neighborhoods (MIBG) 2,252 2.23 n/a 0 n/a
Communist MovementOrganization of Communist Left (MCA–OIC) 1,227 1.22 n/a 0 n/a
Communist Organization of Spain (Red Flag) (OCE–BR) 755 0.75 n/a 0 n/a
Workers' Revolutionary Organization (ORT) 475 0.47 n/a 0 n/a
Party of Labour of Spain (PTE) 0 0.00 n/a 0 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 100,819 27 n/a
Valid votes 100,819 99.36 n/a
Invalid votes 645 0.64 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 101,464 55.42 n/a
Abstentions 81,632 44.58 n/a
Registered voters 183,096
Sources[1][7][8]

Langreo

Population: 62,973
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of Langreo election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 10,633 37.56 n/a 10 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 7,272 25.69 n/a 7 n/a
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 6,101 21.55 n/a 6 n/a
Democratic Coalition (CD) 1,973 6.97 n/a 2 n/a
Popular Workers' Candidacy (COP) 1,333 4.71 n/a 0 n/a
Workers' Revolutionary Organization (ORT) 543 1.92 n/a 0 n/a
Revolutionary Communist League (LCR) 260 0.92 n/a 0 n/a
Communist MovementOrganization of Communist Left (MCA–OIC) 196 0.69 n/a 0 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 28,311 25 n/a
Valid votes 28,311 99.07 n/a
Invalid votes 266 0.93 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 28,577 59.93 n/a
Abstentions 19,104 40.07 n/a
Registered voters 47,681
Sources[1][9][10]

Mieres

Population: 62,513
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of Mieres election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 12,133 39.48 n/a 10 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 10,132 32.97 n/a 9 n/a
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 4,559 14.84 n/a 4 n/a
Democratic Coalition (CD) 2,100 6.83 n/a 1 n/a
Communist MovementOrganization of Communist Left (MCA–OIC) 1,805 5.87 n/a 1 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 30,729 25 n/a
Valid votes 30,729 98.92 n/a
Invalid votes 337 1.08 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 31,066 64.33 n/a
Abstentions 17,222 35.67 n/a
Registered voters 48,288
Sources[1][11][12]

Oviedo

Population: 179,866
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of Oviedo election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 31,030 40.96 n/a 12 n/a
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 29,324 38.70 n/a 11 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 7,678 10.13 n/a 2 n/a
Democratic Coalition (CD) 5,542 7.31 n/a 2 n/a
Communist MovementOrganization of Communist Left (MCA–OIC) 1,329 1.75 n/a 0 n/a
Workers' Communist Party (PCT) 474 0.63 n/a 0 n/a
Party of Labour of Spain (PTE) 387 0.51 n/a 0 n/a
Workers' Revolutionary Organization (ORT) 0 0.00 n/a 0 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 75,764 27 n/a
Valid votes 75,764 99.22 n/a
Invalid votes 598 0.78 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 76,362 56.71 n/a
Abstentions 58,282 43.29 n/a
Registered voters 134,644
Sources[1][13][14]

San Martín del Rey Aurelio

Population: 29,073
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of San Martín del Rey Aurelio election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 6,863 50.22 n/a 11 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 4,145 30.33 n/a 7 n/a
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 2,177 15.93 n/a 3 n/a
Democratic Coalition (CD) 425 3.11 n/a 0 n/a
Workers' Revolutionary Organization (ORT) 57 0.42 n/a 0 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 13,667 21 n/a
Valid votes 13,667 99.06 n/a
Invalid votes 129 0.94 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 13,796 61.62 n/a
Abstentions 8,592 38.38 n/a
Registered voters 22,388
Sources[1][15][16]

Siero

Population: 39,179
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of Siero election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 7,131 42.18 n/a 9 n/a
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 6,457 38.19 n/a 8 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 3,013 17.82 n/a 4 n/a
Workers' Revolutionary Organization (ORT) 168 0.99 n/a 0 n/a
Communist MovementOrganization of Communist Left (MCA–OIC) 137 0.81 n/a 0 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 16,906 21 n/a
Valid votes 16,906 98.83 n/a
Invalid votes 201 1.17 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 17,107 57.01 n/a
Abstentions 12,902 42.99 n/a
Registered voters 30,009
Sources[1][17][18]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Elecciones Municipales en Asturias y Cantabria (1979-2019)". Historia Electoral.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 21 October 2021.
  2. ^ "Elecciones Municipales. 3 de abril de 1979. Asturias". eldiario.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Electoral Results. 1979. Principality of Asturias". www.sadei.es (in Spanish). SADEI. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Principality of Asturias". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Electoral Results. 1979. Avilés Municipality". www.sadei.es (in Spanish). SADEI. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Avilés Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Electoral Results. 1979. Gijón Municipality". www.sadei.es (in Spanish). SADEI. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Gijón Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Electoral Results. 1979. Langreo Municipality". www.sadei.es (in Spanish). SADEI. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  10. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Langreo Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Electoral Results. 1979. Mieres Municipality". www.sadei.es (in Spanish). SADEI. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Mieres Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  13. ^ "Electoral Results. 1979. Oviedo Municipality". www.sadei.es (in Spanish). SADEI. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Oviedo Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  15. ^ "Electoral Results. 1979. San Martín del Rey Aurelio Municipality". www.sadei.es (in Spanish). SADEI. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  16. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. San Martín del Rey Aurelio Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  17. ^ "Electoral Results. 1979. Siero Municipality". www.sadei.es (in Spanish). SADEI. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  18. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Siero Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 October 2018.
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