Spain’s Left-Wing Parties May Win Majority of Seats: Exit Poll

June 26, 2016 6:22 PM

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Spain’s two main progressive parties, the 137-year-old Socialists and the anti-establishment group Podemos, probably won a majority of seats in parliament in Sunday’s election, exit polls showed.

Podemos won 91 to 95 seats compared with 71 at the last vote in December while the Socialists won 81 to 85 seats compared with 90, according to the poll by Sigma Dos published by the state broadcaster. Parties need 176 lawmakers for a majority in the 350-seat chamber.

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