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Voters divided in Spanish elections

Spain’s political parties condemned to understand each other Spain changed its political relationship status on Sunday to “It’s complicated”, when none of the four parties emerged from the general...

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Vega Baja election round up

Time for parties to seek pacts A map of the Vega Baja after the election results The municipal elections on May 24th confirmed the end of convincing majority councils in most of the big municipalities. Now it is time to seek...

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PP loses majority in Torrevieja

No outright winner means pact needed for stable local government The Partido Popular (PP) has lost the absolute majority it held in Torrevieja since 1991, dropping from 15 councillors (with 11,364 votes) for 2011-2015 to 11 of...

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PP wins in Orihuela but only has minority

Orihuela Costa party CLARO loses all seats The Partido Popular (PP) won the elections in Orihuela but lost one councillor and 4,662 votes compared to the 2011 results, obtaining 11 of the 25 councillors and 10,652 votes. PP...

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Socialists regain most votes in Pilar

Support of Vecinos por Pilar required for majority It seems the Town Hall in Pilar de la Horadada could change political colour but the key will be Vecinos por Pilar, a party linked to Podemos that won just one seat, albeit a...

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Socialists get absolute majority in Rojales

The PP only got 4 councillors and PADER one extra Socialist (PSOE) Mayor of Rojales, Antonio Pérez will continue for another four years, this time with an absolute majority. The results gave his party 10 of the 17 available...

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Two thirds of Pilar residents did not vote

Turnout is 12% below national average After the election on Sunday in Pilar, the Partido Popular (PP) was again the most voted for party, depsite losing 22% of its votes compared to the 2009 European elections. The real winner...

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