Results for Pirates in the Spanish Local Elections

Results for Pirates in the Spanish Local Elections

Last Sunday, 24 May 2015, there were local elections in Spain. The Pirate Party members of Confederación Pirata are part of many citizens’ alliances formed by grassroots movements, other left leaning parties and independent citizens. The Pirates stood more than 30 cities around Spain. Those alliances, in which the Pirates took part, obtained 59 council seats. Eight of the lists were headed by Pirates. Dario Castañé, Carlos […]

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Results from PPDE State Elections (Saxony, Thüringen and Brandenburg)

Results from PPDE State Elections (Saxony, Thüringen and Brandenburg)

In the last few weeks the German states of Saxony, Thüringen and Brandenburg have held state elections. The result was dismal for the Pirate Parties who got only 1.1 – 1.5% of the votes. However they all still retain state funding which comes with an election result above 1%. With the slogan of “Aufmischen einmischen!” (stir up, meddle in) the 881 Pirates of Saxony fought […]

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