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Spanish election: socialists win most seats amid far-right gains

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PSOE wins 123 seats on 75% turnout and is likely to seek coalition to reach 176-seat target for working majoritySpain’s ruling socialists won the most votes but fell short of a majority in Sunday’s snap general election, a contest marked by the breakthrough of the far-right Vox party and a disastrous performance by the country’s traditional conservative party.Pedro Sánchez’s Socialist Workers’ party (PSOE) won 123 seats, the conservative People’s party (PP) 66, the centre-right Citizens party 57, the anti-austerity Unidas Podemos and its allies 42, and Vox 24. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/apr/28/spain-election-socialists-to-win-most-seats-far-right-vox-resurgent

Author : Sam Jones in Madrid

Publish date : 2019-04-28 23:29:57

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