PSOE between an explosive union with independence and a pact for national unity
This year's second socialist victory in the legislature confirms the PSOE as the largest Spanish party, with 28.7%. But receiving 120 MPs, three fewer than the April election, Pedro Sanchez misses his personal pledge in this early election and is in even more difficult situations to form a government. His preference, a progressive bloc supporting the PSOE House of Representatives, will have to involve nationalist parties, which is currently explosive in conflict with Catalan independence. The alternative to an easy majority of 1
Married renews PP, but grows in the shadow of Vox
With the increase in early elections, 66 MPs to 88, PP regains strength and Pablo Casado can sigh with relief after a poor performance in April, light years from 33% of Mariano Rajoy in 2016, the last victory of the right. In a responsible speech, the Conservative leader left the opportunity to allow the government of the socialist minority to have a common front of the two largest parties to deal with the Catalans' challenge. But if the married man succeeds in rebuilding the PP in order to get rid of Corgo's legacy of corruption, Vox's enormous rise is forcing him to take some tactical prudence. Is this the new far-right party, which more than double the number of MPs in seven months, could be either a potential ally or a rival, trying to the right for what we can almost do on the left for PSOE in 2015, or beyond the traditional party in its political field. Therefore, any support from Married to Sanchez will have to be understood even as a genuine act in support of Spanish unity.
Unidas We can stand and insist on broad support for PSOE