Spain: PSOE the apparent loser of repeat elections


Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sanchez (C) delivers his speech during his presentation as PSOE's top candidate in Madrid, Spain, 14 May 2016. Spain will hold general elections on 26 June as parties failed to agree on forming a colaition after the last elections.

Spain: PSOE the apparent loser of repeat elections

Voter turnout could be significantly smaller in Spain’s repeat elections on June 26, compared to December 20, 2015. But, the main loser from the failure of the Spanish parliament to form a coalition government since December 20, 2015 is the Socialist Party (PSOE).

The electoral balance of power remains a stalemate. But, PSOE are shedding voters left and right. On their right, the liberal Ciudadanos and the incumbent Popular Party are surging; on their left, the Podemos-Communist party allianc...

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