16 Aug, 2019

Ciudadanos part of regional government of Madrid

Regional and local elections in Spain were held on 26 May. In the region of Madrid, ALDE Party member Ciudadanos successfully emerged as the third force after obtaining almost 20% of the vote share that translates into 26 seats.

On 14 August, following a series of negotiations, Ciudadanos and the centre-right Partido Popular (PP) reached an agreement to form a government in Madrid. This is the first time in the history of the region that a coalition government is formed and shows the disruption to the traditional bipartisan system and the consolidation of a liberal party in the region.

In the new government, Ciudadanos will hold the Vice-Presidency and six ministries:

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