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Results breakdown of the 1979 Spanish local elections (Extremadura)

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

City control

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

Municipality Population New control
Almendralejo 23,123 Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD)
Badajoz 110,290 Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD)
Cáceres 63,181 Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD)
Mérida 39,165 Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)
Plasencia 30,285 Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD)

Municipalities

Almendralejo

Population: 23,123
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of Almendralejo election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 4,465 41.59 n/a 10 n/a
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 3,305 30.78 n/a 7 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 972 9.05 n/a 2 n/a
Democratic Coalition (CD) 546 6.52 n/a 2 n/a
Workers' Revolutionary Organization (ORT) 433 4.03 n/a 0 n/a
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (historical) (PSOEh) 412 3.84 n/a 0 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 10,736 21 n/a
Valid votes 10,736 99.28 n/a
Invalid votes 78 0.72 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 10,814 69.95 n/a
Abstentions 4,646 30.05 n/a
Registered voters 15,460
Sources[1][3]

Badajoz

Population: 110,290
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of Badajoz election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 20,634 48.43 n/a 14 n/a
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 15,558 36.51 n/a 10 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 4,791 11.24 n/a 3 n/a
National Union (UN) 850 1.99 n/a 0 n/a
Party of Labour of Spain (PTE) 777 1.82 n/a 0 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 42,610 27 n/a
Valid votes 42,610 98.71 n/a
Invalid votes 555 1.29 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 43,165 58.17 n/a
Abstentions 31,035 41.83 n/a
Registered voters 74,200
Sources[1][4]

Cáceres

Population: 63,181
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of Cáceres election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 10,968 40.53 n/a 10 n/a
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 9,017 33.32 n/a 9 n/a
Independent Cáceres Group (ACI) 4,650 17.18 n/a 4 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 2,425 8.96 n/a 2 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 27,060 25 n/a
Valid votes 27,060 98.98 n/a
Invalid votes 279 1.02 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 27,339 64.17 n/a
Abstentions 15,267 35.83 n/a
Registered voters 42,606
Sources[1][5]

Mérida

Population: 39,165
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of Mérida election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 7,659 46.02 n/a 10 n/a
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 6,016 36.15 n/a 8 n/a
Workers' Revolutionary Organization (ORT) 2,300 13.82 n/a 3 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 667 4.01 n/a 0 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 16,642 21 n/a
Valid votes 16,642 99.11 n/a
Invalid votes 150 0.89 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 16,792 63.47 n/a
Abstentions 9,663 36.53 n/a
Registered voters 26,455
Sources[1][6]

Plasencia

Population: 30,285
Summary of the 3 April 1979 City Council of Plasencia election results
Parties and alliances Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Total +/−
Union of the Democratic Centre (UCD) 5,304 39.81 n/a 9 n/a
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 3,515 26.38 n/a 6 n/a
Electoral Grouping (AGRUP/2) 2,703 20.29 n/a 5 n/a
Communist Party of Spain (PCE) 785 5.89 n/a 1 n/a
Workers' Revolutionary Organization (ORT) 449 3.37 n/a 0 n/a
Electoral Grouping (AGRUP/1) 292 2.19 n/a 0 n/a
Electoral Grouping (AGRUP/3) 276 2.07 n/a 0 n/a
Blank ballots 0 0.00 n/a
Total 13,324 21 n/a
Valid votes 13,324 99.06 n/a
Invalid votes 126 0.94 n/a
Votes cast / turnout 13,450 67.62 n/a
Abstentions 6,441 32.38 n/a
Registered voters 19,891
Sources[1][7]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Elecciones Municipales en Extremadura (1979-2019)". Historia Electoral.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 October 2021.
  2. ^ "Elecciones Municipales. 3 de abril de 1979. Extremadura". eldiario.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Almendralejo Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  4. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Badajoz Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 21 October 2021.
  5. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Cáceres Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 21 October 2021.
  6. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Mérida Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 21 October 2021.
  7. ^ "Electoral Results Consultation. Municipal. April 1979. Plasencia Municipality". Ministry of the Interior (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 February 2022.
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Results breakdown of the 1979 Spanish local elections (Extremadura)
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