VoteWorld Comparative Parliamentary Roll-Call Voting Reference File


Basic Information:
Parliament website: (congress), (senate)
Size of parliament: 350 (congress), 248 (senate)
Form of government: parliamentary
Electoral system: proportional representation
Continuous democracy since: 1976
Last parliamentary election: 14 March 2004
Freedom House political freedom score in 2004: 1
Population: 40.3 million


Heller, William and Carol Mershon (2005) ‘Party Switching and Political Careers in the Spanish Congress of Deputies, 1982-1996’, mimeo, SUNY Binghamton.

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