THE PRIME MINISTER

The prime ministers position is to be the
president. The prime minister is elected by the
SPAIN: THE king. As of right now the prime minister in
Spain is a man known as Mariano Rajoy. The
GOVERNMENT main role of a prime minister is to rule the
government. Prime misters tend to lead
operations of a government (Wonderoplis).

The King and Queen
The main role of the king or the queen is to
BACKGROUND: be the head of state. In 1978 it was passed
SPAIN WASN’T A FREE that Spain was to become a constitutional
UNTIL THEY GIANED THEIR monarchy. The kings and queens in Spain
FREEDOM FROM THE are ruled by King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia,
ROMAN EMPIRE. IN 1812 and the two princesses Leonor and Sofia.
SPAIN MADE ITS FIRST Usually, the monarchy gets passed down
CONSTITUTION. AFTER from generation to generation. The king’s
THIS TIME, SPAIN WORKED duties are:
LONG AND HARD TO FORM
ITS COUNTRY INTO WHAT  the head of state
IT IS TODAY. IN 1978,  the commander in chief of the armed
SPAIN CREATED A forces of Spain
GOVERNMENT INTO  Does not interfere with the
SOMETHING KNOWN AS A government
MONARCHY (INFO
PLEASE).

AFTER BEING RULLED BY
AN EVIL KING KNOWN AS
FRANCO FOR QUITE
SOMETIME, THE PEOPLE
OF SPAIN FELT LIKE IT WAS
TIME FOR A CHANGE IN King Felipe VI and
GOVERNMENT AND Queen Letizia
SWITCHED TO A
MONARCHY. Bicameral Legislator
There are many different approaches to how
Spain gets its legislation. The houses are made
Hereditary Monarch up of the Congress of Deputies which is known
as the lower house, as well as the senate
In Spain’s government, the
which is known as the upper house.
main role that the Hereditary
plays is being the head of the  The congress has 350 seats and are
state. In this position, they elected into that position by popular
can ratify laws, dissolve the vote
legislator and propose  There are 250 people in the senate, but
candidates for the prime only 208 get directly elected while the
minister position (Britannica).
rest are appointed
 All the legislators only serve a four-year
term

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