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Spain's conservatives win an absolute majority

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Spain's conservatives win an absolute majority


The Congress of deputies or lower house has 350 seats and Mario Rajoy’s centre right won 186 seats a landslide majority to take control. The Socialists in their worst defeat took 110.

The highest number of seats in the other parties went to the CIU a Catalan nationalist party which is seen as a moderate nationalist party both in Catalonia and in rest of Spain.

It is the first election in which there was no representative of ETA after they announced the cessation of violence last month.

The Amaiur party won seven seats it is Basque nationalist, separatist and abertzale political coalition from the Southern Basque country in Spain. It was officially launched in September this year.

The indignant ones Spain’s youth protest movement has called on people to vote for the smaller parties to split the duopoly. That did not happen and the country is now preparing to be led by the centre right.

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