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16 • Chapter One of centrist and right candidates. On independent ballots, the centrists gained 400,901 votes and the Basque nationalists 125,714. Although the results were close, the electoral system in place since 1931 gave the Popular Front candidates an absolute majority in the Cortes (Parliament): 286 deputies for the Popular Front, 132 for the Right, 42 for the centrists, and 10 for the Basque nationalists. 9 percent to 41 percent, won a more decisive victory over the Front d’Ordre than the popular front had won in the rest of the Republic; in fact, it gained a victory in all districts.
1 The Catalan Marxist organisations began unity discussions in January 1935, but only the BOC and the Izquierda Comunista agreed to join forces. Since its creation in 1930, the BOC had been led by Joaquín Maurín, and in many respects it embodied the Catalan Marxist movement. Izquierda Comunista was a small Trotskyist organisation led by Andreu Nin. On 29 September 1935, the BOC and Izquierda Comunista united to form the Workers’ Party of Marxist Unification (Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista, POUM).
38 • Chapter Three to guarantee the continuity of local governments, the Generalitat issued a decree on 22 July dismissing the city council representatives that had not been elected on the lists of the Popular Front. Since this effectively eliminated representatives from the right, local council control passed to the left, even when these councils were devoid of members from the CNT and the FAI. Decrees from the Generalitat could not keep up with the pace of events, however, and numerous local anti-fascist committees sprang up to assume power at the local level.