“This month has seen the most important electoral campaign in recent Spanish history, with sweeping implications for the country’s emboldened left.
Because the parties could not come to a parliamentary agreement to form a government, new elections had to be called.
Ciudadanos, a small right-wing party that grew rapidly last year, will also play a major role in the coming election.
Today’s election is the last act of a long electoral cycle that began with the 2014 European election, when Podemos first erupted onto the national scene. These are the key issues.”