Therefore, miss the socialists of Sánchez and the left Alliance Unidas Podemos, the absolute majority in the 350-seat Congress of deputies.

The right bearing of the conservative people’s party, the liberal Ciudadanos and for the first time in the house of representatives represented the ultra-right Vox brings to pass, therefore, probably not a majority.

To tip the scales, possibly nationalist parties from the Basque country or Catalonia, which could help the left with their mandates to a majority. But the dispute over the independence aspirations of the Region of Catalonia, in the end, led to the fact that Sánchez was not able to bring through as head of a minority government its budget, and new elections had to start.

(SDA)