Spanish Socialist Workers' Party

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Spanish Socialist Workers' Party
Partido Socialista Obrero Español
President Manuel Chaves Gonzalez
Secretary-General Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
Founder Pablo Iglesias
Founded May 2, 1879 (1879-05-02)
Headquarters Calle de Ferraz, 70
28008 Madrid
Newspaper El Socialista
Youth wing Socialist Youth of Spain
Membership 460,000
Ideology

Social democracy,

Third Way
Political position Centre-left
International affiliation Socialist International
European affiliation Party of European Socialists
European Parliament Group Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Trade union affiliation General Union of Workers
Official colors Red
Politics of Spain
Political parties
Elections

The Spanish Socialist Workers' Party is a social-democratic political party in Spain. It is the current ruling party of Spain. The PSOE is a full member of the Party of European Socialists and the Socialist International. In the European Parliament, the PSOE's 21 MEPs sit in the Socialists and Democrats European parliamentary group.


Timeline

2011

July 9: The Spanish Socialist Workers' Party officially chooses Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba as their candidate for the 2012 General Election at a meeting. A formal announcement was made with a large campaign rally at Madrid’s main conference center.

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