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1996 Spain 2004
Spanish general election, 2000
All 350 seats of the Congress of Deputies and 208 of 264 seats in the Senate
March 12, 2000
First party Second party
Jose Maria Aznar DF-SD-05-00920.jpg Joaquin Almunia.jpg
Leader José María Aznar Joaquín Almunia
Party PP PSOE
Last election 156 seats 141 seats
Seats won 183 125
Seat change +27 -16
Popular vote 10,321,178 7,918,752
Percentage 44.5% 34.2%
Elecciones generales españolas de 2000 - distribución del voto.svg
Province-level units won by PSOE (red/purple) and PP (blue)

Incumbent PM
Aznar
PP

PM-elect
Aznar
PP

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Legislative elections were held in Spain on March 12, 2000. The incumbent People's Party of Prime Minister José María Aznar was elected to a second term in office, converting its plurality of seats in the Congress of Deputies into a majority, and increasing its lead over the opposition Spanish Socialist Workers' Party.

National summary of votes and seats

Evolution of popular vote in the Spanish General Elections from the democratic transition until 2008. Voter turnout is usually high.
  • Registered voters: 33,045,318
  • Votes cast: 23,125,773 70.0
Party Votes % & Δ% Seats & Δ
Andalusian Party 205,733 00.9 +00.4 1 +1
Aragonist Front 75,234 00.3 +00.1 1 +1
Basque Nationalist Party 351,816 01.5 +00.2 7 +2
Basque Solidarity 100,570 00.4 -00.1 1
Canary Islands Coalition 243,489 01.1 +00.2 4
Convergence and Unity 964,990 04.2 -00.4 15 -1
Galician Nationalist Bloc 302,726 01.3 +00.4 3 +1
People's Party 10,230,345 44.5 +05.8 183 +27
Republican Left of Catalonia 193,629 00.8 +00.1 1
Socialist Party (PSOE) 7,829,210 34.1 -07.3 125 -16
United Left 1,253,859 05.5 -05.0 8 -13
others 851,399 03.7 1 -2
blank 366,137 01.6
Total 22,969,753 350

Source: Adam Carr's Electoral Archive

See also: Spanish legislative election, 1996, Spanish legislative election, 2004

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