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Spanish elections: Spain's ruling party loses grip on majority

  • Spain is heading for uncertainty as the ruling conservative Popular Party won most seats but fell short of majority in the country’s elections. As per media reports, two new movements - anti-austerity party Podemos and liberal Ciudadanos won nearly a third of the seats in the elections. The PP gained 28.7 percent of the vote, while the Socialists got 22 percent. Podemos and Ciudadanos respectively got 20.6 and 13.9 percent of the vote. The parties will now have to start negotiations to form a coalition.

     

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