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Spain’s about to hold a general election: Here’s what you need to know
Spain is holding a snap election on April 28 and the vote may throw up some surprising results that could have ramifications for the wider political landscape in Europe. CNBC explains why the country’s latest general election — its third in four years — matters. Why a snap election? Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, the leader of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE), called the election in February. This came after Catalan pro-independence parties, on whose support Sanchez’s minority government relies, joined forces with the center-right opposition and rejected the government’s 2019 budget proposals. ... (full story)