Spanish Socialist Workers' Party
|Spanish Socialist Workers' Party|
Partido Socialista Obrero Español
|President||Manuel Chaves Gonzalez|
|Secretary-General||Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero|
|Founded||May 2, 1879|
Calle de Ferraz, 70|
|Youth wing||Socialist Youth of Spain|
|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|
|Politics of Spain|
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.
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.