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Spain's Ruling Socialists Wins Big in EU polls: gov

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7Dnews London

Sun, 26 May 2019 21:25 GMT

Spain's Socialists won EU elections on Sunday, May 26th, and were also on track to win local elections, in a boost to acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez, who already won a national election last month, reported Reuters.

The Socialists won 20 seats in the European Parliament, the conservative People's Party (PP) 12, center-right Ciudadanos seven and far-right Vox three, official results with over 98% of the votes counted showed. 

In the municipal elections, Sanchez' Socialists obtained 30.3% of the votes, with PP second with 21.9%, according to preliminary results with almost three quarters of the votes accounted for. 

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