This is shared with the national electoral authority on Monday night. The absolute majority missed the socialists thus far. Sánchez before, therefore, extremely difficult coalition talks with the left-wing Alliance Unidas Podemos and several regional parties.

With only 16.7 percent, the conservative people’s party suffered the worst result of the party’s history. The party’s lead candidate, Pablo Casado, which ruled the fourth largest economy in the Eurozone between 2011 and 2018, halving your result of the election in 2016.

The liberal party, Ciudadanos, at 15.8 percent, behind Unidas consequences of Podemos, with 14.3 percent and the right-wing populist party Vox with 10.3 percent. The Vox movement, which is classified by the Spanish media as extreme right, had to get in 2016, still only 0.2 percent of the vote.

Sánchez joined in the night of Monday on the balcony of the PSOE headquarters in Madrid, in front of cheering supporters. “The socialist party has won the elections, and with it, the future and the past is lost,” said the Prime Minister.

In the parliamentary election were also elected five of the imprisoned leader of the Catalan independence movement, which is currently being made in Madrid in the process. The former Catalan Vice-President Oriol Junqueras won on Sunday, a parliamentary mandate for the Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC).

The defendant Raul Romeva won for the same party for a seat in the Senate. Also to the Parliament, Jordi Sanchez, Jordi Turull and Josep Rull of the party Together, for Catalonia, the Ex-regional President Carles Puigdemont were elected.

Junqueras, the main defendant in the trial against a total of twelve Catalan independence leaders in Madrid. You will be accused of in October 2017 by the Spanish justice as illegal according to the results of the independence referendum, organized. The former regional President Puigdemont explained in connection with the separation of Catalonia from Spain.