The Canarian Coalition
(Coalición Canaria) is a nationalist
and liberal party
in the Canary Isles
. The coalition was formed in 1993 uniting various Nationalist, Conservative, ex-Communist and Independent parties or groupings under one banner. It has governed the Canary Islands since 1993 when it replaced the former PSOE administration after a censure motion. It also governs the local administrations of Tenerife
, La Palma
as well as having majority control in most of the town councils on the Canary Isles.
In the Cortes Generales, it has 2 deputies, and 5 senators, making it the largest Canarian party.
It usually negotiates with the plurality party at the Cortes to form a majority in exchange of resources for the islands.
The political parties that formed the Coalition were: