Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy joined by members of the People's Party (PP) celebrating its victory in the 20-D Spanish Elections (by ACN)

21.12.15 - 14:38

Rajoy admits the need to “dialogue more” to reach agreements

Current Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy assured right after the 20-D Spanish Elections that he “will try” to form “a stable government” which will “serve the general interests of all the Spanish...

Image of current Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, voting this Sunday (by ACN)

20.12.15 - 21:49

The People’s Party would win the Spanish General Elections, according to the exit polls

The People’s Party (PP) looks set to repeat its victory in the Spanish elections but will lose its absolute majority, according to the exit polls designed by Catalan Television TV3. The Conservatives would be the leading force in all the...

Image of the seven candidates for Barcelona running for the Spanish Elections: ERC's Gabriel Rufián, Unió's Josep Antonio Duran i Lleida, PPC's Jorge Fernández Díaz, PSC's Carme Chacón, Democràcia i Llibertat's Francesc Homs, En Comú Podem's Xavier Domène

19.12.15 - 16:09

20-D Spanish Elections: Catalonia and the end of the two-party system on the spotlight

This Sunday, more than 35 million Spanish citizens are entitled to elect the 350 MPs in the Spanish Parliament and the 208 members of the Senate. Election Day will take place less than three months after the 27-S Catalan elections, which saw...

PSC's candidate for Barcelona, Carme Chacón during the press conference at CNA headquarters (by ACN)

17.12.15 - 15:10

Party review – PSC: “Catalonia won’t bear four more years of Rajoy”

PSC is the Catalan branch of the Spanish Socialist Party, a force which has alternated in the Spanish Government with the People’s Party (PP) for the last 32 years. Their influence in Catalonia started to decline in 2010 in favour of...

Winning list in Catalonia for the Spanish Elections, alternative left coalition En Comú Podem led by Xavier Domènech (by ACN)

21.12.15 - 01:11

20-D Spanish Elections: Catalan parties react

Current Catalan President Artur Mas congratulated the winning list in Catalonia running for the Spanish Elections, alternative left coalition En Comú Podem and emphasised the coalition’s commitment to Catalonia’s right to...

Ballots ready for the Spanish Elections (by ACN)

20.12.15 - 20:03

20-D Spanish Elections: 56.6% have voted in Catalonia by 6pm

The figure is 3.4 points higher than it was at the same hour, 18.00 (CET), on the day of the 2011 General Elections. The Catalan region with the highest rate of participation so far is Barcelona, with 57.6%, followed by the Girona region with...

Democràcia i Llibertat's candidate for Barcelona to run for the Spanish Elections, Francesc Homs (by ACN)

18.12.15 - 18:49

Party Review – Democràcia i Llibertat: “Voting is the only way we can defend our cause”

'Democràcia i Llibertat' (Democracy and Freedom) gathers together members from Liberal CDC, the party currently leading the Catalan Government, ‘Demòcrates de Catalunya’, the party which split from former CDC partner...

Image of PPC’s candidate for Barcelona Jorge Fernández Díaz (by ACN)

16.12.15 - 18:50

Party Review – PPC: “Spain is not for sale, nor likely to be broken”

PPC, the Catalan branch of the conservative People’s Party aims to return the trust of all those citizens who supported the party in 2011 when the PP obtained an absolute majority. “We still have...

People's Party, led by Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy won the 20-D Spanish Elections (by ACN)

21.12.15 - 00:32

The PP wins the Spanish Elections but loses its absolute majority

The party led by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has obtained 123 MPs from the 350 in the Spanish Parliament, which represents a decline of 63 seats in comparison to the last Spanish Elections. The Spanish Socialist Party, PSOE, has...

Three women voting in the 20-D Spanish Elections (by ACN)

20.12.15 - 15:11

20-D Spanish Elections: 35.3% have already voted in Catalonia

The figure is 3.4 points higher than it was at the same hour, 14.00 (CET), on the day of the 2011 General Elections. The Catalan region with the highest rate of participation so far is Barcelona, with 57.6%, followed by the Girona region with...

ERC's candidate for Barcelona to run for the Spanish Elections, Gabriel Rufián (by ACN)

17.12.15 - 18:14

Party Review - left wing ERC: “Just as we are present in Brussels, we’ll be present in Madrid”

Left wing ERC is likely to obtain one of its best results in the 20-D Spanish elections, according to many polls. The candidature will be led by Gabriel Rufián, from the pro-independence association of Spanish speakers...

Image of a ballot box (by ACN)

16.12.15 - 12:04

Deadline for the vote abroad extended twice for 20-D Spanish Elections

Spaniards living abroad will have more time to vote in the 20-D Spanish Elections. Spain’s Electoral Roll Office has twice agreed to extend the deadline for the postal vote: first it was extended from the...

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