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Socialists lead in Spain’s elections, with most votes counted

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Spain’s Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez casts his ballot at a polling station in Pozuelo de Alarcon, Spain, Nov. 10, 2019. Spain’s polling stations opened on Sunday at 9 a.m. local time (0800 GTM) for the country’s fourth general election in four years and the second in 2019 following an inconclusive vote held on April 28. Spanish citizens will elect their representatives in the Cortes Generales, or the Spanish parliament, which is made up by the Congress of Deputies and the Senate. (Photo by Juan Carlos/Xinhua)

MADRID, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) — The Spanish Socialist Party of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez led the general election on Sunday, with 94.18 percent of the votes counted.

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The party was expected to win 120 seats in the Spanish Congress of Deputies (lower chamber in the Spanish Parliament), but fall well short of the 176-seat majority.

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