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United Left of Asturias

United Left of Asturias
Izquierda Xunida d'Asturies
General CoordinatorManuel González Orviz
Founded1993 (1993)
Merger ofCommunist Party of Asturias
Izquierda Abierta
Communist Youth of Asturies
Republican Left
Party of Socialist Action (1986-2001)
Progressive Federation (1986-1988)
Carlist Party of Asturies (1986-1987)
Humanist Party (1986)
HeadquartersPlaza Alfonso II el Casto 3, 2º Oviedo, Asturies
Membership (2014)2,300 official members[1] and 2,100 sympathizers[2]
Political positionLeft-wing
National affiliationUnited Left
General Junta
2 / 45
9 / 78
Local seats[a]
106 / 928

United Left of Asturias (Asturian: Izquierda Xunida d'Asturies, Spanish: Izquierda Unida de Asturias. IU–IX) is the Asturian federation of the Spanish left wing political and social movement United Left. Manuel González Orviz is the current General Coordinator. The Communist Party of Asturias (PCA, Asturian federation of PCE) and Izquierda Abierta (led by the Asturian MP Gaspar Llamazares) are the major members of the coalition.

It has 5 deputies in the Assembly of the Principality of Asturias and one MP (Gaspar Llamazares) in the Congreso de los Diputados, which is integrated in the Parliamentary Group of the Plural Left. Asturies was the autonomy were IU achieved the best results in the general elections of 2011, with the 13.27% of the vote.

Electoral performance

General Junta of the Principality of Asturias

Election Votes Seats Status in legislature
# % ±pp # ± Size Status Period
1987 69,175 12.1% +1.0 1 4th Opposition 1987–1991
1991 78,982 14.8% +2.7 2 3rd Confidence and supply 1991–1993
1995 106,538 16.4% +1.6 0 3rd Opposition
1999 55,747 9.0% –7.4 3 3rd
2003a 68,360 11.0% +2.0 1 3rd Government 2003–2007
2007b 58,144 9.7% –1.3 0 3rd Opposition 2007–2008
Government 2008–2011
2011c 61,703 10.3% +0.6 0 4th Opposition 2011–2012
2012 69,118 13.8% +3.5 1 4th Confidence and supply 2012–2013
Opposition 2013–2015
2015 64,868 11.9% –1.9 0 4th Confidence and supply 2015–2019
2019d 34,776 6.6% –5.3 3 5th Opposition 2019–2023
2023e 40,774 7.6% +1.0 0 4th Government 2023–
(a) In coalition with Bloc for Asturies.
(b) In coalition with Bloc for Asturies and The Greens of Asturias.
(c) In coalition with The Greens of Asturias.
(d) In coalition with Asturian Left.
(e) In coalition with Asturian Left and More Asturies.



  1. ^ Not including those gained in coalitions with Podemos Asturias or Compromisu por Asturies.

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