Elections in Spain: winner and results | The Iberian country is trending to the right, but not by much

The Popular Party wins, but this is not enough even with VOX for an absolute majority

The People’s Party won the general election but is far from an outright majority with Vox, with 86% counted. The Popular Parties get 136 seats while the Socialists now have 122 deputies. Fox finished third with 33 MPs and Sumar with 31 MPs.

PP and PSOE face to face

The Socialist Party and the Socialist Party ran for first place in the general elections with a count of 77%. The popular parties get 132 seats, while the socialists now have 126 deputies. Fox remained in third place with 33 MPs and Sumar with 30 MPs.

The left and right blocs are tied at 161 seats with more than 40% accounting for

With a vote of more than 40%, the Socialist Workers Party is the most voted and gets 131 out of 350 deputies to Congress (the absolute majority is 176 seats). The blocs are very even, both get 161 seats. These are the results for each match so far:

PSOE: 131 seats

PP: 130 seats

Fox: 31 seats

Addition: 30 seats

Together: 7 seats

ERC: 7 seats

EH Bildu: 6 seats

PNV: 5 seats

BNG: 1 seat

UPN: 1 seat

Canaries Alliance: 1 seat

First results

The first provisional results of Sunday’s Spanish general election with 10 percent of the census counted indicate a slight lead for the Socialist Party over the conservative Popular Party.

With this data, the Socialist Workers Party will win 129 seats, an increase of nine seats from the 2019 elections, while the People’s Party will win 122 seats, an increase of 33 seats from the last general elections.

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The far-right Vox formation will be the third force with 31 seats, 21 fewer than in 2019, and the left-wing Tribune Somar will have 25 parliamentarians.

The absolute majority is 176 deputies, so if this trend is confirmed, agreements on both sides of the political spectrum will be essential.

“Spain can start a new era”

The candidate of the conservative Popular Party (PP) for the Spanish general elections, Alberto Núñez Viejo, confirmed after Sunday’s vote that “Spain can start today a new era”.

Figo said in remarks to the media upon leaving the polling station in Madrid, where he went to exercise his right to vote, accompanied by his wife, “whatever Spain decides clearly and clearly will be beneficial to Spain.”

The leader of the PPP stressed that on this election day, the Spaniards are “at risk: we are at stake for the model of the country we want and we are at stake for having a strong and strong government”.

Less participation

Late Sunday afternoon turnout in Spain’s general election was 53.09 percent, 3.76 points lower than that recorded at the time in the previous election, held on November 10, 2019, when it was 56.85 percent.

This was announced at a press conference at the National Center for the Dissemination of Electoral Data by the Secretary of State for Communications, Francesc Valles, and the Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior, Isabel Goicoechea.

This data does not take into account voting by mail, which reached historic numbers in this election: 2.47 million voters sent in their ballots before Sunday.

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Conservatives can rule with the far right in Spain, opinion polls show

The conservative Popular Party (PP) will be the party with the most votes in Sunday’s general election in Spain, although it will have to agree with the far-right Vox to reach an outright majority, according to known polls when polls close.

Spain decides whether to turn to the right or give continuity to Pedro Sanchez

By Hector Barbuta, Madrid

Never before in 45 years of democracy has the road to the polls in Spain been higher than the number of opinion polls published since May 29. Pedro Sanchez Announcing the dissolution of Congress and calling for elections. But what prevails in the general elections that take place on Sunday is Absolute uncertainty about the political direction the country will take.

All previous opinion polls gave the candidate of the Popular Party as the preferred candidateAlberto Núñez FeijóoAlthough the socialists have nurtured hope for a return. The future government will not depend so much on which of the two parties will get support more than on the results obtained by its potential allies.

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