#25N BBC: Catalonia to vote in key elections. 25.11.2012

Catalonia to vote in key elections

Voters in Spain’s Catalonia region have given a majority to parties seeking Catalan independence.

However, Catalan President Artur Mas, who called the early election and pushed for independence, lost seats.

His centre-right CiU remains the largest bloc, winning 50 seats out of 135, down from 62 last time.

The left-wing separatist ERC won 21 seats. But a BBC correspondent says despite their combined majority, the parties may be unable to work together.

Read the rest of the article here.

 

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Posted on November 25, 2012, in BBC, BY COUNTRY, BY DATE, BY LANGUAGE, BY SOURCE, English, november 2012, United Kingdom. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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