Spain’s ruling party loses majority in historic election

December 21, 2015 3:35 AM

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The Popular Party won just 123 seats in the 350-member lower house — far below the 186-seat majority it won four years ago after beating the Socialists in a landslide.

MADRID—Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has claimed victory in Spain’s general election, but acknowledged the win falls short of giving his Popular Party a workable majority in Parliament.

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