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Voting Ends in Spain After Election Overshadowed by Catalan Crisis


Voting drew to a close in Spain's fourth general election in as many years on Sunday, 10 November with the ballot overshadowed by the ongoing Catalan separatist crisis which has fuelled support for the upstart far-right party Vox.

As polling stations closed, figures from several opinion polls carried out in recent days but which could only be published after voting ended, suggested Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's Socialists would win with nearly 120 seats.

In the last election in April, the Socialists secured 123 of the parliament's 350 seats, falling far short of an absolute majority, and unable ...


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