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President: Íñigo Urkullu (EAJ-PNV) · Governing party: EAJ-PNV
Legislative elections: Basque Parliament, 4-year term, 75 seats, 3% threshold (constituency-based), party-list PR:

Party 2016 2012
Eusko Alderdi Jeltzalea (EAJ-PNV)
Basque National Party
Separatism
Christian democracy
37,6% 28 34,6% 27
Euskal Herria Bildu (EHB)
Basque Country Gather
Separatism
Socialism
21,3% 18 25,0% 21
Podemos (PODEMOS)
We Can
Anti-globalisation
Direct democracy
Democratic socialism
14,9% 11 - -
Partido Socialista de Euskadi - Euskadiko Ezkerra (PSE-EE-PSOE)
Basque Socialist Party - Basque Left
Social democracy
   
11,9% 9 19,1% 16
Partido Popular (PP)
People's Party
Conservatism
Christian democracy 
10,2% 9 11,7% 10
Ciudadanos - Partido de la Ciudadanía (C's)
Citizens - Party of the Citizenry
Liberalism
  
2,0% - - -
Ezker Anitza (EA-IU)
Plural Left
Socialism
Communism 
(POD.) (2) 2,7% -
Equo (Q)
Equo
Green politics
    
(POD.) (1) 1,1% -
Unión, Progreso y Democracia (UPD)
Union, Progress and Democracy
Social liberalism
  
- - 1,9% 1
Others 2,1% - 3,9% -
Total - 75 - 75
Turnout 62,3% 64,0% 

 © 2016 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Gobierno Vasco (http://www.elecciones.net).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1994-2012 ( For full coverage, 1980-present, click here):

1994 1998 2001 2005 2009 2012
EAJ-PNV (...) % 29,3 28,0 42,7 38,7 38,6 34,6
  S. 22 21 33 29 30 27
EHB % - - - - - 25,0
  S. - - - - - 21
PSE-EE-PSOE % 16,8 17,6 17,9 22,7 30,7 19,1
  S. 12 14 13 18 25 16
PP % 14,2 20,1 23,1 17,4 14,1 11,7
  S. 11 16 19 15 13 10
EA-IU (EBB) % 9,0 5,7 5,6 5,4 3,5 2,7
  S. 6 2 3 3 1 -
UPD % - - - - 2,1 1,9
  S. - - - - 1 1
SORTU (HB, ...) % 16,0  17,9 10,1 12,4 - EHB
  S.  11  14  7 9 - (11)
EA % 10,1 8,7 PNV PNV 3,7 EHB
  S.  8  6 (7) (7) 1 (5)
ARALAR %  - - - 2,3 6,0 EHB
  S.  - - - 1 4 (3)
A % - - - - - EHB
  S. - - - - - (2)
UA % 2,7 1,3 PP 0,3 - -
  S. 5 2 (1) - - -
Others % 1,9 0,7 0,6 0,8 1,3 5,0
  S. - - - - - -
Total S. 75 75 75 75 75 75
Turnout % 59,7 70,0 79,0 68,0 64,7 64,0

Abbreviations: EAJ-PNV: Basque National Party (2001-2005: Basque National Party-Basque Solidarity, PNV-EA); EHB: Basque Country Gather; PSE-EE-PSOE: Basque Socialist Party-Basque Left; PP: People's Party; EA: Plural Left (1994-2009: United Left Greens, EBB); UPD: Union, Progress and Democracy; SORTU: Create (1994: Unity of the People, HB; 1998-2001: Basque Citizens, EH; 2005: Communist Party of the Basque Country, EHAK); EA: Basque Solidarity; ARALAR: Aralar; A: Alternative; UA: Alavese Unity. © 2016 Wolfram Nordsieck.