Basque parliamentary election, 2001

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Basque parliamentary election, 2001
Basque Country (autonomous community)
1998 ←
May 13, 2001
→ 2005

All 75 seats of the Basque Parliament
38 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 78.97%
  First party Second party Third party
  Ibarretxe.jpg Mayor Oreja.jpg
Leader Juan José Ibarretxe Jaime Mayor Oreja Nicolás Redondo
Party EAJ/PNV PP PSOE
Leader since 28 March 1998 2001 20 October 1997
Leader's seat Álava Gipuzkoa Vizcaya
Last election 27 seats, 36.70% 16 seats, 20.13% 14 seats, 17.60%
Seats won 33 19 13
Seat change Increase6 Increase3 Decrease1
Popular vote 604,222 326,933 253,195
Percentage 42.72% 23.12% 17,90%
Swing Increase6.02% Increase2.99% Increase0.30%

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Arnaldo Otegi entrevistado en Kaosenlared.net.jpg Javier madrazo 10.jpg
Leader Arnaldo Otegi Javier Madrazo
Party EH IU
Leader since 30 November 1998 December 1994
Leader's seat Gipuzkoa Vizcaya
Last election 14 seats, 17.91% 2 seats, 5.68%
Seats won 7 3
Seat change Decrease7 Increase1
Popular vote 143,139 78,862
Percentage 10.12% 5.58%
Swing Decrease7.79% Decrease0.10%

Lehendakari before election

Juan José Ibarretxe
EAJ/PNV

Elected Lehendakari

Juan José Ibarretxe
EAJ/PNV

Elections to the Parliament of the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, Spain, were held on May 13, 2001.[1]

Results

The electoral coalition Eusko Alkartasuna-Basque Nationalist Party won 33 seats, the People`s Party came second with 19 seats, the Socialist Party of the Basque Country came in third with 13 seats. The Batasuna party under the name Euskal Herritarrok won 7 seats.

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 Summary of the 13 May 2001 Basque Parliament elections results
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Party Popular Vote Seats
Votes % +/– Seats +/–
EAJ/PNV-Basque Solidarity
Euzko Alderdi Jeltzalea-Eusko Alkartasuna – EAJ-PNV/EA
604,222 42.72 6.02 Increase 33 6 Increase
PP
Partido Popular – PP
326,933 23.12 2.99 Increase 19 3 Increase
Socialist Party of the Basque Country – Basque Country Left
Partido Socialista de Euskadi-Euskadiko Ezkerra – PSE-EE
253,195 17.90 0.30 Increase 13 1 Decrease
EH
Euskal Herritarrok – EH
143,139 10.12 7.79 Increase 7 7 Decrease
United Left - Greens
Ezker Batua-Berdeak – EB-B
78,862 5.58 0.10 Decrease 3 1 Increase
Other parties 7,918 0.56 0.16 Decrease 0 2 Decrease
Blank votes 11,508 0.80 0.58 Decrease
Valid votes 1,425,777 99.57 0.10 Increase
Invalid votes 6,219 0.43 0.10 Decrease
Totals and voter turnout 1,431,996 78.97 8.98 Increase 75
Electorate 1,813,356 100.00
Source: Departamento de Interior de Euskadi
Popular vote
EAJ-PNV/EA
  
42.72%
PP
  
23.12%
PSE-EE
  
17.90%
EH
  
10.12%
EB-B
  
5.58%
Others
  
0.56%
Parliamentary seats
EAJ-PNV/EA
  
44.00%
PP
  
25.33%
PSE-EE
  
17.33%
EH
  
9.34%
EB-B
  
4.00%
Others
  
0.00%

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