President of Esquerra Republicana: Oriol Junqueras

Secretary-General: Marta Rovira

National Congress: the sovereign body of the party formed by the entire membership. This is held every four years and establishes party policy . It elects the President, the Secretary-General, the Vice Secretary Generals and the National Secretaries.

National Council: the top decision-making body between congresses, it adjusts party action according to the policy established by the previous National Congress.

National Conference: updates the political strategy approved by the last National Congress or the last National Conference.

National Executive: the daily direction and operation of the party, meeting once a fortnight.

National Permanent Committee: makes decisions on pressing matters when the other bodies are unable to meet.

In the territorial sphere, Esquerra Republicana is organised in local sections, and local, regional and territorial federations. The territorial federations are the decision-making bodies in Valencia, the Balearic and Pityusic Islands, as well as in Northern Catalonia. Their entire membership forms part of these bodies.

On the sectoral level, there are national secretaries for specific areas, who have the support of sectoral commissions.

Institutional representation of Esquerra Republicana

European Parliament (2019)
2 MEPs, votes: 733,109 (21.19%)

Parliament of Catalonia (2021)
Seats: 33, votes: 605,766 (21.30%)

Spanish Congress (2023)
MPs: 7; 462,883 votes: (13.16%)

Municipal areas (2023)
2,895 councillors; votes: 519,833 (17.29%)

Esquerra Republicana has 12 councillors in the Valencian Country and 10 in the Balearic Islands.

International links

Esquerra Republicana is faithful to the Europeanist tradition inherent in political Catalanism and seeks to contribute to building the European project since we hold a profound belief in the values of democracy, equality, peace and solidarity. Esquerra Republicana works for a cohered Europe that reduces the weight of the states and deepens in democracy.

Since the 1990s, Esquerra Republicana has therefore made a considerable effort in the international area, focusing on promoting the people’s right to self-determination and recognising stateless nations such as Catalonia. We have woven a network of relationships with other European parties in stateless nations that share the same national and social objectives.

Esquerra Republicana is a member of the European Free Alliance, the European political party working to make the “Europe of Peoples” a reality. The EFA congregates more than 40 progressive nationalist, regionalist and autonomist parties representing stateless nations, regions and national minorities in Europe. These parti­es include the Scottish National Party, the Welsh Plaid Cymru and the Corsican Partitu di a Nazione Corsa, as well as. other parties from Spain, including the Bloque Nacionalista Galego from Galicia and Basque Eusko Alkartasuna, with which ERC has historically maintained a strong relationship.

The main activity of the European Free Alliance is to work on recognising nations’ right to self-determination, human, civil and political rights, the internal enlargement of the EU, the devolution of powers and the cultural and linguistic diversity of the European Union.

The European Free Alliance forms part of the Greens/European Free Alliance Parliamentary group, the fifth force in the European Parliament.

Esquerra Republicana’s Secretary for International Affairs, Jordi Solé, is Secretary-General of the European Free Alliance.

Esquerra Republicana was third force in the last European Elections in Catalonia (2019) and has two seats in the European Parliament.