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Spain's election reshuffles party standings on the right

Apr. 28, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The party that had dominated conservative politics for decades in Spain suffered an unprecedented debacle in national elections Sunday, with the eruption of an ultra-nationalist party causing a seismic shift in the nation's political right. The Popular Party lost more than half its...

5 candidates vying to become Spain's next prime minister

Apr. 28, 2019 3:22 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A new generation of young and media-savvy political leaders is vying to become Spain's next prime minister in Sunday's general election. They are all men and all aged below 50. A deeply divided parliament is expected to emerge from the ballot, and whoever gets the most votes will likely need...

AP Explains: Polarized and undecided, Spain heads to polls

Apr. 27, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — An uncertain outcome and the likelihood of a far-right party entering parliament are the backdrop for Spain's most polarized national election in decades. A look at why the country's voters were called to cast ballots early and what's at stake when do Sunday: __ HOW DID SPAIN GET...

A look at the candidates in Spain's general election

Apr. 25, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A new generation of young and media-savvy political leaders is vying to become Spain's next prime minister in a general election Sunday. They are all men and less than 50. A deeply divided parliament is expected to emerge from the ballot, and whoever gets the most votes will likely need to...

Spain campaign to see far right, Socialists fight for votes

Apr. 11, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's political parties are set to start campaigning for a general election this month in which the ruling Socialists are trying to remain in power and the extreme right is seeking to enter Parliament. The official campaign period that starts at midnight Thursday promises to be a...