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Andorra

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General Council

Election results

Data on parliamentary elections, including the background, candidates, voter turnout, results and the formation of the new legislature. By default the latest election results are displayed. Select a date to view results from previous elections

Background

Election date(s) The date when elections started and ended for directly or indirectly elected parliaments/chambers. The date of appointments for appointed parliaments/chambers.
07.04.2019
Date of dissolution of the outgoing legislature Date at which the previous legislature (elected at the previous elections) was dissolved.
19.02.2019
Timing of election Timing of election: Upon normal expiry; Early elections; Delayed elections
Upon normal expiry
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
30.04.2023
Number of seats at stake Number of seats contested at the elections. Where the parliament/chamber is fully renewed, this number is usually identical to the statutory number of members. Where the parliament/chamber is partially renewed or appointed, the number of seats at stake is usually less than the total number of members.
28
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Full renewal

Candidates

Total number of candidates Total number of people who registered as candidates for election. Does not include people who stood as candidates to become "substitute members".
132
Number of male candidates Number of male candidates
71
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
61
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
46.21%

Voter turnout

Registration Number of people registered to vote
27,278
Votes Number of people who actually voted
18,638
Voter turnout The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of people who actually voted by the number of people registered to vote
68.33%

Results

About the election Short description of the context and results of the election.
The ruling Democrats for Andorra (DA) and its allies remained the largest force with 11 seats but lost the majority in the 28-member General Council. The DA endorsed its new leader Xavier Espot as its premiership candidate, instead of Prime Minister Antoni Marti (in power since 2011). The Social Democrat Party (PS), led by Mr. Pere López Agràs, came second. Liberals of Andorra (LA , formerly Liberal Party of Andorra, PLA) and its splinter party, the Third Way (“Tercera Via”), took four seats each. 
 
 The newly elected General Council elected Ms. Roser Suñé Pascuet (DA) as its Speaker, who thereby became the first woman in Andorra to assume the post. Mr. X. Espot (DA) was sworn in as Prime Minister on 16 May. He formed a coalition government comprising the DA, LA and the Committed Citizens (« (“Ciutadans compromesos »”) on 22 May.
 
 The 2019 elections were the first to be held after the end of banking secrecy which came into effect in January 2018. The country experienced rare demonstrations since March 2018. Demonstrators protested against reforms ion the public sector amongst others. The Ggovernment raised the minimum wage and pension in January 2019.
Number of parties winning seats The number of parties which won parliamentary representation in the given election.
5
Percentage of seats won by largest party or coalition The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of seats won by the largest party by the number of seats at stake in the election.
39.29%
Alternation of power after elections The results of the elections caused a change in the government. "Not applicable" to countries using the presidential system when parliamentary and presidential elections are held separately, to countries in political transition or where there is no party system.
No
Number of parties in government The government may be formed by one or more political parties
3
Names of parties in government The government may be formed by one or more political parties
Democrats for Andorra (DA), Liberals of Andorra (LA) and the Committed Citizens (“Ciutadans compromesos”)
Parties or coalitions winning seats
Political groups winning seats breakdown
Political group Total
Democrats for Andorra (DA) 11
Social Democrat Party (PS) - d’Acord 7
Liberals of Andorra (LA) - d'Acord 4
Third Way ("Tercera Via") - Lauredian Union 4
Committed Citizens (« Ciutadans compromesos ») 2
Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
16
Number of women elected
12
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
42.86%
Note on the Distribution of seats according to sex
Twelve women were elected in April 2019. After the formation of the new government in May, the total number of women parliamentarians increased to 14.
Other notes
The Democrats for Andorra (DA) formed an electoral alliance with the Communal Action of Ordino, the Coalition of Independents and the United for Progress.
Sources
General Council (03.05.2019, 05.06.2019)
 http://www.eleccions.ad/documentacio/anteriors/EG_2019.pdf
 https://www.govern.ad/
 https://whogoverns.eu/ 
 AFP
 www.theguardian.com
Women Directly Elected
12

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
16
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
12
Date of the first session The date when the newly elected parliament/chamber was convened for the first time. It may be different from the date when members were sworn in.
02.05.2019
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Roser Suñé Pascuet (Female)
Political party
Democrats for Andorra (DA)
Date of election
02.05.2019