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Pirate Party
Partido Pirata (PIRATA)
PresidentDaniel Alfredo Bonfils[1]
Secretary-GeneralRicardo Senovilla[1]
TreasurerFergus Reig[1]
Founded6 December 2006
HeadquartersAv. de los Reyes de España N° 38
E-30.612 Ulea (Murcia)
IdeologyPirate politics
Freedom of information
Direct democracy
International affiliationPirate Parties International
Local Government
3 / 67,611
[2]
Website
www.partidopirata.es

The Pirate Party (Spanish: Partido Pirata; short: PIRATA, "Pirate") is a political party in Spain based on the model of the Swedish Pirate Party. It was registered by the Ministry of Interior on 6 December 2006.

The party pays attention to citizen's rights and freedom,[3] proposes a reform of the Information Society Services Law of Spain (Spanish: Ley de Servicios de la Sociedad de Información de España - LSSI), and proposes the creation of appropriate legislation for RFID. Furthermore, the party requests the accessibility of culture, and the consideration of the Internet as a basic and neutral service. PIRATA opposes any kind of Internet censorship, as well as any charges on digital media and the Internet. The party favors a declination of private monopolies and software patents. The party also proposes the use of free software in the administration.

Electoral history

General elections in Spain, 2011

On 20 November 2011 general elections were held of which the winner was the conservative People's Party. The Pirate Party did not manage to obtain any electoral representation.

Congress of Deputies

District Autonomous Community Vote Valid Percent Seats
Navarra Navarra 1.794 0.54% 0
Castellón Valencia 999 0.33% 0
Teruel Aragón 219 0.28% 0
Huesca Aragón 397 0.33% 0
Total Submitted 000 0.00% 0
Total State 000 0.00% 0

Senate

District Autonomous Community Cand.1 % C1 Cand.2 % C2 Cand.3 % C3 Seats
Navarre Navarre 2,273 0.71% 0 0% 000 0.00% 0
Castellon Valencia 2,316 0.8% 0 0% 000 0.00% 0
Total submitted 000 0.00% 0, 00 0.00% 000 0.00% 0
Total State 000 0.00% 0.00 0.00% 000 0.00% 0

See also

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